Two New Ordinances With The Same Goal: Controlling The Pet Population

Jan 6, 2015

The feral cat population in Lafayette is in the thousands. A new animal control ordinance is aimed at reducing that number.
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New animal control ordinances are in place for the city of Lafayette and the unincorporated portions of Tippecanoe County.

Review of the existing ordinances was prompted by different reasons in the two municipalities, but the goal of the new policies is the same: to keep the pet population healthy and at a manageable level.