“There haven’t been any recent reports of pit bulls attacking Ralston residents, and the City Council is looking to keep it that way.
…Mayor Don Groesser said that although the six registered pit bulls in the city might seem like a small number, the city still will consider the topic. ‘I think the city ought to look into it,’ he said. ‘We’re going to look at Council Bluffs’ ordinance and follow what Omaha is doing and maybe partner with them.’
…Ralston has an ordinance regarding any dog or other animal ‘of a cross, dangerous, or fierce disposition or that habitually snaps, bites or manifests a disposition to snap or bite.’ The misdemeanor, which requires a court appearance, is punishable by a fine of up to 500 and 90 days in jail. “
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Please write city officials in Ralston and politely inform them that breed-specific legislation is unenforceable and ineffective. You can write the City Clerk here and request that your correspondence be forwarded on to the mayor and city council.