[ Text of section effective until October 31, 2012. For text effective October 31, 2012, see below.]
Section 173. A town may make additional ordinances or by-laws relative to the licensing and restraining of dogs, and may affix penalties of not more than fifty dollars for a breach thereof; but such ordinances or by-laws shall relate only to dogs owned or kept in such town, and the annual fee required for a license under section one hundred and thirty-nine shall in no case be more than one dollar in addition to the amount required by said section.
Chapter 140: Section 173. Ordinances and by-laws relating to animals
[ Text of section as amended by 2012, 193, Sec. 43 effective October 31, 2012. For text effective until October 31, 2012, see above.]
Section 173. A city or town may make additional ordinances or by-laws relative to the licensing and control of animals not inconsistent with sections 136A to 174E, inclusive.