Let clarify by saying I have no problem again with the City of Worcester tracking that people license their dogs. In fact I applaud their efforts. My only question was an animal control officer being sent to your house to determine whether or not a dog is present or not? Seems like something almost impossible to prove if you are at work and your dog is inside.
Just send a out a ticket saying that the records on file from a vet indicate that you have an unlicensed dog. The ticket, however, will be waived if you license the dog within the next 30 days or you can prove that it is licensed under someone else's name or maybe another town. Maybe there is a reason why they need to legally send out an animal control officer in order to send a ticket?
That said, rumor has it (unconfirmed at this point) that the animal control officers may have gotten pink slips, a casualty of the budget cuts. Can anyone confirm? I hope this is not true.
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