BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522-1226
TELEPHONE: (814) 623-8192
FAX: (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE: www.bedboro.com

April 11, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE
Re: Ownership and Care of Animals in the Borough of Bedford

Persons residing in or visiting the Borough of Bedford are reminded of the following, as it pertains to the ownership and care of animals:

• No person having ownership or custody of an animal shall allow the animal to defecate on public property, including but not limited to, cemeteries, parks, sidewalks, and streets, unless the person having ownership or custody of the animal immediately removes such feces and places it in a non-leaking air-tight container for eventual disposal in a trash or litter receptacle. The provisions contained in this bullet do not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind person or a dog used to assist any other physically handicapped person.

Barbara E. Diehl, Borough Manager
Borough of Bedford
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EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department):
Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” as space allows.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• MAYOR
• SOLICITOR
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

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