Dog Laws and Commercial Breeding Meeting to be Held for Farm Bureau Members

For Immediate Release

September 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members are invited to attend a comprehensive discussion of Ohio’s dog laws and an update on commercial dog breeding laws and regulations. The online event will take place Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The members-only session is free, but registration is required. To sign up, visit Registrants may submit questions, which will be answered during the meeting.

OFBF Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will cover licensure requirements, dangerous and vicious dog designations and trespassing dogs and livestock. OFBF Director of Food Programs Leah Dorman will give an overview of the new commercial dog breeding laws and proposed regulations.

This meeting is part of a series of online training and education programs provided exclusively to Ohio Farm Bureau members. Past topics include oil and gas leasing and pipeline issues, animal ID requirements, nutrient management and water quality, and food preservation and canning. An upcoming series of meetings on the current agricultural use valuation taxation program is scheduled.

To register for the dog laws session or to view past online meetings, OFBF members should go to


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