Town hall regarding RDKB Animal Control Bylaw No. 1511 on March 19

The Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association will be hosting a town hall on March 19 regarding the RDKB's animal control bylaw.

The Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association is hosting a town hall at the Seniors' Centre in City Park regarding an RDKB animal control bylaw.

The Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association is hosting a town hall at the Seniors' Centre in City Park regarding an RDKB animal control bylaw.

With the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary’s (RDKB) Animal Control Bylaw No. 1511 the cause of much discussion, especially dog owners, there will be a town hall meeting at the Seniors’ Centre in City Park on March 19 at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be hosted by the Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association, which is concerned about the bylaw.

“Not addressed in the district’s bylaw are inhumane treatment of animals, namely poor food, water, shelter and sanitary conditions,” explained association member Karen McKay.

“No provision is made for boarding, grooming, or training facilities,” she said.

The meeting is open to everyone and will be an opportunity to voice opinions.