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Los Angeles County Residents Can Now Own Four Dogs Per Household

The county previously limited residents to a maximum of three dogs

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    Los Angeles County Residents Can Now Own Four Dogs Per Household
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    Good news for Los Angeles County dog lovers.

    The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to raise the limit on the number of dogs residents can own from three to four.

    "Increasing the dog limit per household will give homeless dogs additional opportunities to find permanent, loving homes and reduce animal homelessness in the county of Los Angeles," said Marcia Mayeda, director of the county Department of Animal Care and Control.

    The county previously limited residents to a maximum of three dogs, with only licensed facilities such as groomers, kennels or pet shops allowed to have more.

    The increase from three to four dogs was proposed by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda Solis, and it was approved unanimously.

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