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September 16, 1988
Los Angeles County animal regulation officials recommended Thursday a series of fee increases that include proposals to double the cost of "back-yard breeder" permits and penalties for delinquent dog licenses. The suggested changes, which could be considered by the Board of Supervisors later this month, also call for increases in fees charged for picking up dead animals from veterinary hospitals, schools and other places.
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June 2, 1998 | JILL LEOVY
The Los Angeles Animal Regulation Commission voted unanimously Monday to advance reforms aimed at improving control of exotic animals. The move was spurred by the highly publicized case of a San Fernando Valley boa constrictor that swallowed a Chihuahua last August. "We want to assure as much as we can that buyers [of exotic pets] are getting good information about the care of these animals so that cruelty is prevented," said Commissioner Gini Barrett.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1998 | JILL LEOVY
The Los Angeles Animal Regulation Commission voted unanimously Monday to advance reforms aimed at improving control of exotic animals. The move was spurred by the highly publicized case of a San Fernando Valley boa constrictor that swallowed a Chihuahua last August. "We want to assure as much as we can that buyers [of exotic pets] are getting good information about the care of these animals so that cruelty is prevented," said Commissioner Gini Barrett.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1988
Los Angeles County animal regulation officials recommended Thursday a series of fee increases that include proposals to double the cost of "back-yard breeder" permits and penalties for delinquent dog licenses. The suggested changes, which could be considered by the Board of Supervisors later this month, also call for increases in fees charged for picking up dead animals from veterinary hospitals, schools and other places.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 31, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
Los Angeles County animal services officials Thursday announced plans to offer a six-week workshop to teach people how to care for feral cats. The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has partnered with the Feral Cat Caretakers' Coalition to offer the course.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1994
Hikers and residents of hillside or canyon areas are being advised to take precautions because summer and fall are the height of rattlesnake season. "As long as the weather is warm, the rattlesnakes get more active," said Bob Ballenger, spokesman for the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control. The agency has compiled a few suggestions for residents and hikers: * Eliminate food sources that are likely to attract snakes and clean up piles of grass clippings where mice could live.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 17, 1986
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will offer free transportation to its spay and neuter clinic for pets owned by senior citizens and disabled persons in San Fernando, Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia. The pets will be picked up at the owner's home and returned the next day. The free transportation service will be offered Monday through May 28. Pet owners will be charged, however, to have their animals spayed or neutered.
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January 7, 1988
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is offering free transportation through Jan. 18 to its spay and neutering clinic in Downey for pets owned by senior citizens or disabled persons in the Southeast communities of Bell, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Maywood, East Los Angeles and Walnut Park. Transportation will be provided by the 22-foot Pet Mobile Unit donated to the county by Actors & Others for Animals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1997
The Lawndale City Council plans to create its own animal control service. As part of the new operation, two staff members will be hired by the city's Municipal Services Department to oversee animal control. The department's seven municipal services officers, who enforce city codes and parking regulations, will also take on the responsibility of animal control.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1992 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
The Thousand Oaks City Council will consider today whether to pursue a staff recommendation to implement a mandatory cat licensing program. The licensing program is being proposed because more cats than dogs have been impounded in recent months and officials have had a difficult time tracking their owners, said Brenda Young, a public works official.
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January 29, 1993 | R. DANIEL FOSTER
No California agency regulates or forbids the breeding and sale of wolf-dog hybrids. But to control their behavior, the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control recently began classifying such "dogs" as wild animals. As such, owners of hybrids must purchase a $125 wild-animal permit, keep their pet in an enclosure at least 6 feet high and have the pen inspected by the department.
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May 15, 2013 | By Rosanna Xia
Officials are warning Santa Clarita residents of at least one aggressive coyote in the area that chased a jogger and killed a dog. The coyote killed the dog Tuesday in Valencia Summit Park. A 6-year-old girl and her mother were walking the small terrier on a leash when a coyote dragged the dog into the bushes, KTLA-TV reported . In the same neighborhood Friday, a jogger reported a coyote chasing her until a man walking two large dogs scared the coyote away, according to KTLA-TV . Signs have been posted around the park that read: “Warning!
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