Montgomery County Animal Services Division

January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Reminds Residents to Bring Pets Indoors During Extreme Cold

Due to the extremely cold temperatures predicted to continue over the next several days, Montgomery County Animal Services Director Thomas Koenig is reminding pet owners not to leave dogs tethered, unattended, outdoors in the cold. Leaving animals outside unattended in these conditions may be considered an act of cruelty and pet owners could be charged […]

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Officers Enforcing Anti-Cruelty Laws for Dogs During Cold Weather

With the prediction of cold temperatures and windy conditions for Dec. 14 through Friday Dec. 16, the Montgomery County Animal Services Division (ASD) is enforcing Executive Regulation 10-10 AM Anti Cruelty Conditions for Dogs, according to a press release. This law regulates the conditions under which a dog may be tethered. Under the law, tethering […]

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