Push For Local Law Surrounds Animal Rescues

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Oneida County Makes Move In Light Of Utica Dog Rescue

Over 100 dogs were living in cages that were being taken care with uncertain experience and training qualifications at the Road to Home Dog Rescue Operation in Utica.

After a viral video showed the rescue’s internal workings, local officials investigated and found nothing violated the law, now Oneida County wants to change that.

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente wants to have a new law in place within the next 2 months that outlines the perameters of what a rescue within the county can be capable of.

It is expected that the law will include how many animals can be taken care of, how many people would be required and proper training for the caretakers of the animals.

Eyewitness News reporter Ben Dennis has the story.

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