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Kennels get go-ahead

Amended regulation allows commercial kennels in town limits

A resident moving into town from out of state recently requested a variance to install a commercial dog kennel, initiating an amendment to the existing ordinance governing animals and fowl withing Moorcroft town limits.

Ordinance 1-2024 was approved on the third reading last week to the consternation of Councilman Dale Petersen, who said, “I’m still concerned; with this ordinance, they’re still able to put a dog kennel in town. I’m concerned about the impact and what that’s going to mean for those residents in that area.”

The adjusted law describes a commercial kennel as “a business with Unite...

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