Attend the Irvine City Council Meeting on 10/11/11 to
Support the Ban on Wild Animal Circuses, Rodeos,
and Retail Sales of Cats and Dogs!

Greetings!


The Irvine City Council will hold a public hearing on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Irvine Civic Center in the City Council Chambers.

 

The following proposals will be considered:

 

1) Spaying/neutering: Staff will request direction to develop an educational campaign as to the benefits of spaying and neutering animals.

 

 

 

2) Retail sales of dogs and cats: Ordinance language will be presented to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats from commercial establishments in Irvine. If approved, this ordinance and all referencing sections of the Municipal Code will go into effect 30 days after 2nd reading of ordinance (scheduled under "Consent calendar" for October 25, 2011). One existing store will be allowed to continue sales through October 31, 2012.

 

3) Circuses and Rodeos: Ordinance language will be presented to prohibit wild and exotic animal performances in circuses and to prohibit rodeos altogether in Irvine. If approved, this ordinance and all referencing sections of the Municipal Code will go into effect 30 days after 2nd reading of ordinance (scheduled under "Consent calendar" for October 25, 2011). Animal exhibits, petting zoos, pony rides and other exhibitions are currently regulated in the City of Irvine and will still be allowed subject to the conditions of the Municipal Code and permit requirements established by the Irvine Public Safety Department.

 

Rodeo 

                  Elephants Chained at the Circus                Calf Roping at the Rodeo 

 

 

Please Show Your Support for the Animals and Attend the Irvine City Council Meeting!  

 

We need a BIG showing!!  The Council will feel confident in voting YES for the laws when they see the hall is filled with supporters. Please bring all your family and friends to the meeting.

 

We also need speakers, particularly from Irvine, and youngsters to tell their story about animal welfare. What a great experience for your child. You do NOT have to be from Irvine to speak.      

 

WHAT:     Irvine City Council Meeting

 

WHEN:    Tuesday, October 11, 2011 starting at 4:00pm

 

WHERE: Irvine Civic Center in the City Council Chambers

                 1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA 92606    

                 Click here for map and directions 

Please Click the Link Below and Donate to LCA 

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