Pa. Agriculture Dept. Warns: Farmers Lose Without a Dog License Fee Increase
April 8, 2021
Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding in late March warned that Pennsylvania farmers will be without recourse when livestock are attacked by a dog or a coyote.
It is for the purpose of reimbursing farmers for damage following an attack that the Dog Law was first created in 1893.
“We’ve been sounding the alarm for years that the Bureau of Dog Law enforcement needed help, as they’ve been operating on the same budget for 25 years while their responsibilities increased exponentially along with the commonwealth’s dog population,” said Redding. “Farmers are directly impacted by no...