Fremont City Council creates advisory board after humane society protest
Last week a 6 News exclusive showed us a tense protest outside the Dodge County Humane Society. That was a catalyst for action tonight by the
Ten-year-old Bessy was taken back by the Humane Society after her adoptive owners gave the dog to relatives which violated the adoption contract. Protesters demanded the pet be returned to the family and she was-to the cheers of several dozen people.
Tonight the Fremont City Council voted to establish an Animal Control Advisory Board. That group will look into whether any actions by The Dodge County Humane Society have violated the city’s contract with the organization. Fremont taxpayers pay the Humane Society about $8,000 a month for animal control services. Members of the advisory board will be selected at a later council meeting and there’s no deadline for completing its investigation.
Dodge County Humane Society director Tamar Reed released the following statement,