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Metro Council’s Animal Control Sub-Committee to Meet Today

Monday July 23, 2007

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
Media Contact:           
Stephen Haag, Jr.
574-1204 / 645-1752

Louisville, KY – Louisville Metro Council’s Animal Control Sub-Committee will meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 23 in the Metro Council Chambers (3rd Floor, 601 West Jefferson Street). Sub-committee members will conduct  their second informational meeting to review Louisville Metro’s Animal Control Ordinance (passed in December of 2006).

The Animal Control Sub-Committee meeting will include testimony from Dr. Christine Zink, a professor in the Department of Comparative Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Zink is a renowned expert in the field of veterinary pathology. Testimony will also be heard from Mr. Butch Schroyer, D.V.M; Mr. Schroyer is the owner of a Lexington, KY veterinary clinic with 28 years of experience. The sub-committee plans to meet several times during the summer to hear testimony from a range of professionals on the effectiveness of Louisville’s Animal Control Ordinance. The sub-committee will also discuss changes that could be used to improve the current ordinance.

Kelly Downard (R) 16