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Aug 17th, 2013
Steve Gagnon, owner of American Staffordshire Terrier, Odie, ran afoul of Winnipeg city officials when he moved to Winnipeg unaware his dog’s...
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Jul 25th, 2013
As we posted back in June, the Ripon, Wisconsin Common Council has been mulling additions to their existing breed-specific legislation (BSL) and...
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Jul 24th, 2013
In what one can hardly believe is an accident, the city of Greenville, Mississippi attempted what looks like an end-around of the...
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May 23rd, 2011
Update: Given that Joplin, Missouri was devastated by a horrific tornado over the weekend and that Joplin neighbors Webb City, it is...
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Apr 14th, 2011
Editor’s note: If a resident’s dog was attacked by a “pit bull” (though “pit bull” is not a breed) then the issue...
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Apr 14th, 2011
Editor’s note: Once again a city points a finger at breed (though “pit bull” is not a breed) instead of identifying the...
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Apr 12th, 2011
For about 30 years, myths about so-called “pit bulls” (though “pit bull” is not a breed) have been disseminated via hearsay, anecdote,...
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Mar 25th, 2011
Editor’s note: A breed-specific ordinance, whether an outright ban or breed-specific restrictions like Beatrice is considering, is still ineffective, unenforceable, and unconstitutional. ...
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Feb 16th, 2011
Last Friday I stumbled across what I thought was going to be a promising article in The Seattle Times that began, “Pit...
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Jun 4th, 2010
Elgin, Illinois, City Council members this week discussed what to do after an incident in which a 9-year-old boy was apparently pinched...