The county animal shelter will be taking any pets whose owners homes are ruined and can’t bring a dog or cat to a hotel while repairs are completed.
Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal’s backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner.
Shelters lost an exemption from fees under a law approved in 2010.
Several humane groups have voiced concerns that increased costs for the state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.
The new law requires shelters to scan twice for microchips.