Missoula City Passes New Pet Shelter Ordinance - Guides County

MISSOULA – The city of Missoula, Mont. has a new pet shelter ordinance in place. The new ordinance allows Missoula County Animal Control to legally address the issue of pet housing.

Animal Control officers said that while the ordinance only legally applies within the city limits, it is used throughout Missoula County as a guide for the correct shelter.

In Missoula City Ordinance Article III Keeping, Using or Caring for Animals, Section 6.07.460, the Cruelty to Animals Subsection D states that dogs kept outside must be provided a shelter/dog house that is:

• Moisture proof and windproof.

• Of a...


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