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Door to Door Ticketing for Dog Owners without a License

by Associated Press posted Jun 23 2012 1:05PM
  FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Officials in one Michigan county have sent out a small army of enforcers to go door to door to find dogs that don't have a license.
     The Genesee County Animal Control Department says the crackdown could raise more than $250,000 in fees this summer. It has 18 full-time workers who will sell licenses on the spot or write tickets.
     Chief animal control officer Walt Rodabaugh tells The Flint Journal ( ) that some residents haven't seen someone from his department in decades and many roads "have never been touched before."
     More than 1,700 dog owners bought licenses during a two-week amnesty when delinquent fees were waived.
     Workers traveling in pairs are told to report houses where dogs are inside but no one answers the door. 
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Location : FlintMichigan
People : Walt Rodabaugh
06/23/2012 1:06PM
Door to Door Ticketing for Dog Owners without a License
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