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Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

City, church volunteers help clean up property

The cooperation of several city of San Marcos departments and a local church has helped a homeowner clean up his property and reduce the number of his pets.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Proposal would allow chickens on every lot

When he heard about San Marcos' new animal ordinance and its restrictions on keeping livestock and birds in the city limits, Matt Akins quickly knew he'd run afoul of the law.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

San Marcos council passes animal ordinance, with changes

The San Marcos City Council passed a new animal control ordinance Tuesday night after the original proposal was amended to allow that dogs can ride in pick-up truck beds untethered. The new ordinance also softens a requirement...