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Rattlesnake avoidance training exemption to venomous animal ownership prohibition approved


Last updated 12/27/2012 at Noon

As of January 3, qualified businesses which provide rattlesnake avoidance training will be exempt from the San Diego County Code prohibition of possessing a venomous reptile.

A pair of 4-1 San Diego County Board of Supervisors votes, with Pam Slater-Price in opposition, approved the introduction and first reading October 31 and the second reading and adoption December 4.

“We need to find a way to balance the public’s safety with the desire for residents to have the choice for their animals to participate in these clinics,” said Supervisor Dianne Jacob.

“I think amending the Count...

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