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Ventura County Moves To Impose Mandatory Spaying/Neutering For Pets, For New Tool In Battling Pet Overpopulation

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:03am

It’s a heartbreaking problem which faces communities around the nation.

Pet overpopulation leads to the killing of about 2.7 million healthy dogs and cats across the country annually, and thousands each year in Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties.

In 2009, Santa Barbara County passed a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance for dogs and cats, to try and reduce the number of unwanted pets.

Now, Ventura County is taking the same step.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports from the Ventura County Government Center, where County Supervisors took on the issue.

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