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New regulations for animal shelters under consideration

A proposal to impose a host of new regulations on animal shelters and rescue organizations in Massachusetts has met stiff resistance, with many groups arguing that the restrictions will create more problems than they solve and carry financial burdens that could force some organizations out of business.

The state’s Division of Animal Health, which has proposed the measures, said the broad goal is to control the spread of disease and the new regulations are not nearly as drastic as they’re being portrayed.

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