City purchases net gun

City purchases net gun City of Vermillion Code Enforcement and Animal Control officials held a public demonstration on Nov. 3, of the newly purchased net gun, which is designed to capture a dog without harming the animal.  In addition to members of the Vermillion City Council, representatives of the People for Pets Organization also witnessed the demonstration.  People for Pets contributed $3,100 toward the total net gun cost of $4,255, which made the purchase possible.  Shown in the photo, (from left) are Farrel Christensen, code enforcement; Nathan Peterson, People for Pets; Rob Pickens, code enforcement; John Skillbred, Julie Rae Hammontree, Terri Peterson, all with People for Pets; Mayor Dan Christopherson and Jim Balleweg, code enforcement (holding the net gun).  The city of Vermillion extends thanks to the People for Pets Organization for assisting in funding the purchase of the net gun.  Their contribution is sincerely appreciated.

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