New Zealand Dog News

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May 10, 2006

Dog law collars control officer

Rod McLeod tried to stop the law forcing the compulsory micro-chipping of all newly registered dogs from July 1. But as Te Kuiti's dog control officer, he might have to enforce it.

Speaking at a public meeting called by Waikato Federated Farmers in Te Kuiti last night, Mr McLeod said he had opposed the Dog Control Amendment Act in 2003 when he was president of the New Zealand Institute of Animal Control Officers.

"We fought this all the way. Our whole argument, right from the start, was that the good people are going to have to pay again," he said. MORE >>


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