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Tekoa allows dog to stay


May 30, 2019

A dog-bite incident in Tekoa in April has been addressed by the city council May 6, in a 5-2 vote to allow the owner to keep the animal in town with certain conditions.

City council representatives John Guidice and Roy Schulz voted no.

The owner will be required to buy dangerous dog insurance, display a “Beware of Dog” sign at the home, muzzle the dog when out of the yard, build a second fence inside the yard and go through further training.

Tekoa Mayor Troy Wilson reported last week that code enforcement officer Mike Bogenreif has verified the owner has complied, and Bogenreif will...

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