Media Advisory: Commission studying vicious dog hearing process to meet
STATE HOUSE – A legislative commission to study potential reform of Rhode Island’s vicious dog laws will meet next week with experts on animal behavior and state vicious-dog laws.
The meeting is scheduled Thursday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room 313 on the third floor of the State House.
The meeting will include a presentation on understanding aggression in dogs by Katenna Jones of Jones Animal Behavior, as well as a presentation summarizing states’ dangerous-dog laws by Stacey Ober, who performs legislative analysis, community outreach and government relations at the American Kennel Club.
The commission, led by Sen. Dawn Euer (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown), is conducting a comprehensive review and is to make recommendations regarding the regulation of vicious dogs and any administrative hearings pertaining to them.
For more information, contact:
Greg Pare, Press Secretary for the Senate
State House Room 314
Providence, RI 02903