The city of Bloomington has toughened its ordinance dealing with vicious dogs.
The Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/11KTZpH) that Bloomington alderman on Monday approved changes to the ordinance. Specifically owners of vicious dogs will now have to buy liability insurance and have the animals spayed or neutered, micro-chipped and marked with bright-colored tags.
The measure drew criticism from Wish Bone Canine Rescue in Bloomington. The group wants the city to consider testimony from a behaviorist before deciding whether a dog is dangerous or should be euthanized.
Several aldermen suggested they consider the issue again in the fall.
Information from: The Pantagraph, http://www.pantagraph.com
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