Sponsors: City of Fort St. John
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation
WHEREAS there are pets who damage property and/or inflict injury to persons/other domestic animals and there is limited ability for these victims to seek financial retribution from the pet owner;
AND WHEREAS a person who wishes to own a pet should be assuming all of the responsibility associated with pet ownership, including liability:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA be requested to petition the UBCM to request the Province of British Columbia to establish a Pet Owners' Liability Act that deals with aggressive pets.