Gladewater tables changes to animal control law
Gladewater, TX — After hearing concerns from two residents about potential changes to an animal control ordinance, the Gladewater City Council tabled the item Thursday, with plans to hold a workshop to more closely examine the issue.
The city began researching animal control ordinances after some municipal court cases exposed weaknesses in the ordinance, related to residents who have an overabundance of animals and who could not take care of them, City Manager Sean Pate said. Gladewater began reviewing Longview’s animal ordinance, which among several items limits the number of animals a household can own to six dogs or six cats or a combination of the two not to exceed six animals.
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