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Death of Abandoned Dog Spurs Legislation Effort

Phantom, the dog found dead in a foreclosed Hudson home, was a 2-year-old purebred Lab.

A resident’s efforts to find justice for a lab that died after being abandoned in a foreclosed property have culminated with the filing of a bill to protect animals in similar situations.

“This is the bill that I want. I have been praying for this bill for two years and I am very, very happy … I want this law passed. I don’t want this to happen to any other dogs,” said Lyn Gorka, a local real estate agent and animal rights advocate, who had spoken out for such a bill after being moved by the story of the 2 year-old Phantom that died after being abandoned in a foreclosed apartment.

Gorka said abandoned animals in foreclosed properties is ongoing and being reported by other brokers throughout the region.

“I want this to be called Phantom’s Bill,” she said. “I’ve been working on it for almost two years and I haven’t given up … with this bill in place, more animals will be saved.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 7, 2013 at 9:30 am

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