Pitch for dog boarding facility comes down to noise

by Alan Todd


A decision on allowing a dog boarding facility in Ouray, discussed at Monday's Ouray Planning Commission meeting, was postponed until January when the commission will make a site visit to study the question of noise.
Trina and Ted Pullig, owners of Ouray Dog Company at 920 Main St., want to expand their retail shop, which caters to dogs, to include boarding for up to 20 dogs.
Chris Hawkins, community development coordinator, said of all the considerations in allowing this business, noise is the biggest factor.
"The biggest consideration for you tonight," Hawkins told the OPC, "is noise. What is the adverse impact of what you always hear about kennels - noise."
Ted Pullig addressed the OPC and said that he and his wife ran a boarding facility in Louisiana and never...

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