Indianapolis, Indiana May Soon Consider Mandatory Spay/Neuter for “Pit Bulls”

From the Indianapolis Star:

…Councilman Mike Speedy has crafted a proposal on “dangerous dogs” that he expects to submit to the full council sometime this month — and one that almost certainly will face stiff opposition.

His proposal not only would require that all pit bulls in the county be spayed or neutered but also would empower animal control officials to require dog owners to purchase liability insurance if they mistreat their dog or fail to keep it confined…

Read this article in its entirety here.

Breed-specific legislation (BSL) — no matter what form it takes, whether a full ban or restrictions like mandatory spay/neuter — is still unenforceable and therefore ineffective.   Please contact the Indianapolis City-County Council here and politely inform them that breed-specific and mandatory spay/neuter laws are failed policies that force responsible dog owners to needlessly give up their beloved pets.

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