County Council Approves County Executive Steve Schuh’s Animal Protection Legislation
Annapolis, MD (October 6, 2015) –This week the Anne Arundel County Council approved County Executive Steve Schuh’s animal protection legislation.
“Last night we took a huge step in protecting animals from neglect,” said Schuh. “This legislation reaffirms our commitment to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our pets and other animals in the county.”
The legislation requires the owners of animals to make food and water available at all times to prevent dehydration and possible death, especially in extreme conditions.
The legislation passed the County Council with a 6-1 vote.