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Kevin Kamenetz
Kamenetz proposes changes at Baltimore County animal shelter

Long pressured by animal advocates to make changes at Baltimore County's animal shelter, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Thursday he's adding more employees, expanding low-cost spaying and neutering services and piloting a program for neutering feral cats. The changes will be included in the executive's upcoming budget and would go into effect at the start of the next budget year, July 1. The changes will cost about $250,000 per year. "We think we're moving in the proper direction in a deliberative manner," Kamenetz said. The county executive said he's trying to move away from the past "narrow view" of the county's shelter in...