Authorities say a Coshocton woman has died from injuries suffered last week when the family dog attacked her.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a Youngstown ordinance requiring unleashed vicious dogs to be confined to the owner’s property.
Ohio Congressman Zach Space is one of the so-called Blue Dog Democrats that have negotiated a delay on a health care vote until September.
Franklin County Commissioners voted Thursday to oust the county’s dog shelter leadership after a report confirmed mismanagement.
The Columbus Division of Fire and the Capital Area Humane Society are looking into the shooting deaths of a north side firefighter’s dogs. The firefighter said in an email to the fire chief he killed the dogs because they were suffering. A tip to the Humane Society said otherwise.
The city of Columbus’ Department of Recreation and Parks is meeting in hopes of passing an ordinance requiring dog owners to keep their pet on a leash in most city parks. If the ordinance is passed, the city will then build dog-specific parks around the city. While many dog owners say the ordinance and new parks are unnecessary, city officials say the changes will make Columbus a model for cities across the country.
Americans spend some $35 billion a year on pet products – from food, treats and toys to vet bills and occasional boarding costs. The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association estimates the average cost of owning one dog $1500 per year. But some dog owners are not satisfied with providing their dog with the basics. WOSU’s Christina Morgan reports…
Franklin County Commissioners voted to raise fees on dog licenses and dog adoptions.