Geneva Dog Ordinance

After months of input..., the Geneva City Council is on the verge of voting on a comprehensive animal control ordinance.

In this Feb. 1, 2013 photo, trainer Jake Guell holds an English golden retriever puppy in Fond du Lac, Wis. Guell will train her to become a therapy dog for a teenager who was severely injured in a fall from a Wisconsin amusement park ride in 2010. Actor Charlie Sheen says he's donating $10,000 for the dog's training and other expenses. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

Several members of the Geneva City Council say stray and abandoned dogs are a public menace.
Residents say the roaming dogs pose a danger to the young and elderly.
Council lawyers are currently working on a new ordinance to address the issue.
Under it, pet owners will be required to have a rabies vaccination tag on their dog's collar and an animal control officer will pick up any unleashed dogs….


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