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Warren County Establishes Animal Control Department

Posted February 3, 2004 1:57 a.m. EST

— Pet owners are on a shorter leash in Warren County.

Commissioners recently passed a new ordinance that establishes an animal control department.

The new department will investigate cruelty claims, run an animal shelter and regulate loose pets that are deemed a nuisance.

The county has been working on the new animal laws for years.