Animal control officers are now setting up traps in the neighborhoods most affected. They'll also be doing sweeps several times a week in those areas.
The captured dogs will be brought to the Humane Society to be adopted after an evaluation.
"Obviously there's a tremendous amount of stray dogs around and a lot of them would make real good friends for people and their family," said Ryan Kinocheloe.
We also learned Yakima will be more proactive in checking that you have a dog license. If you haven't renewed by the end of next month, you'll be forced to pay full price.