According to online reports, pet owners in Luzerne County will have to be more alert to temperatures and weather. The county is located north of both Schuylkill and Carbon counties. On Tuesday, county officials adopted an ordinance by a 10-1 vote that prevents unattended dogs to be left outside for more than a half-hour if the temperature drops below 26 degrees, rises above 92 degrees or if the National Weather Service issues a severe weather advisory for the area.
It takes affect March 1, 2017, and will be enforced by the local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Will other counties follow?
Click HERE to visit the SPCA of Luzerne County’s website.
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