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Time to hire an animal control officer

Dear Editor,

Here’s a novel idea for the town of New Castle: Instead of hiring another officer, why don’t they research and maybe hire an animal control officer (that all he/she does is answer calls for dogs or any other animals, for that fact).

Also, maybe if the town would donate the land and material, maybe the community of New Castle would donate the time to put up a decent structure for these animals that are captured. The fines alone would eventually pay for the facility, and also help pay for the salary of the animal control officer. This seems like a better alternative than taking a dog to an officer’s private property out of the city and killing it.



Eddie Godfrey

New Castle


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