Cats & dogs allow to be with campers for a fee

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Fido and Fluffy are now welcome to spend the night in some Game, Fish and Parks camping facilities.  The Game, Fish and Parks Commission Thursday afternoon to allow only dogs and cats to accompany campers renting some camping facilities for a 10 dollar reservation fee.

Division of Parks and Recreation Director Scott Simpson says he’s warmed up to the idea of restricting pets in some camping facilities.

Commissioner Travis Bies of Fairburn would have liked to see more specifics about how many facilities would be pet-friendly versus pet-free.

Commissioners finalized not only the proposal to allow pets in some camping facilities, but the 10 dollar reservation fee to account for any possible post-visit restoration.