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By Jeff Pack
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Animal Friends of the Valleys proposes mandatory spay and neuter ordinances to local cities

 

Last updated 3/29/2019 at 2:31am

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Chief Animal Control Officer Monique Middleton and Animal Friends of the Valleys Executive Director Neil Trent pose for a photo outside the Southwest Communities Animal Center in Wildomar.

Animal Friends of the Valleys Executive Director Neil Trent has been making the rounds lately, visiting local city councils in hopes of persuading the cities to adopt an ordinance that will make spaying, neutering and microchipping cats, dogs and rabbits mandatory.

The city of Lake Elsinore is already on the verge of approving the ordinance, and Trent and Chief Animal Control Officer Monique Middleton expect other cities to follow suit.

"The numbers aren't going down," Trent said. "There's still a lot of backyard breeders out there that are breeding indiscriminately, and our animal contro...



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