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12/5/2019 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
(401) 276-5558