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Published On: Thu, Jul 12th, 2018

Rhode Island Bill Aimed At Stopping Animal Mistreatment Signed Into Law

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island – Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed a bill aimed at stopping animal mistreatment.

The bill was inspired by a dog breeder in Warwick who was criticized for tethering pit bull-type dogs outside in order to acclimate them to cold temperatures.

The dogs were ordered to be removed from the property in April after the city found several zoning ordinances had been violated.

The new law also sets stricter guidelines for how and when dogs can be tethered.

It’s a move the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was glad to see.

Full story: turnto10.com

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