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City giving zero tolerance on loose dogs in Smithville


August 30, 2019

Havre Animal Control Officer Peter Federspiel said Thursday he is starting a zero-tolerance policy in the Smithville area of Havre to the southwest due to the large number of dog bites that have been happening in that area.

“Dogs in that area are putting people at risk and we just hope that it stops,” he said.

He said the police don’t usually section off certain areas but because it is such a high-risk area with a high number of at-large dogs that are aggressive or vicious, they need to be more forceful in Smithville. He added that what citations are issued will be at officer discr...

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