May 30th, 2007 by Editor
Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson said Tuesday that “despite opposition from some pit bull and other dog owners, he will begin lobbying council members to support an outright ban of the breed in the city.” Peterson’s comments came a year after Indy’s first attempt to ban “pit bulls.” In that year, Indianapolis has seen a 20% reduction in dog bites which can be attributed to increased Animal Control enforcement and the dangerous dog ordinance that the Indy City Council passed. Read the rest of this entry »
May 14th, 2007 by Editor
From the Journal and Courier Online:
KOKOMO, Ind. – A pit bull named Kadense saved a 70-year-old man from an apartment fire when she started barking, howling and jumping to alert people to the blaze.
Jason McKoon said he saw the dog “flipping out” early Tuesday morning near a door and he knew something wasn’t right. The 19-year-old walked outside to find the whole side of a nearby apartment and shed on fire.
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May 9th, 2007 by Editor
From the AKC:
Massachusetts House Bill 1948, sponsored by Representative Bradford Hill, seeks to establish non-discriminatory, workable methods by which to deal with vicious and potentially dangerous dogs. It has been assigned to the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, which will consider the bill on Monday, May 14, 2007. It is vitally important that dog owners contact the members of the Committee to express their support. Read the rest of this entry »