North Muskegon, Michigan to Consider “Pit Bull” Restrictions and/or Outright Ban
From the Muskegon Chronicle: “During Monday’s council work session, council members could not agree on banning certain breeds such as pit bulls, and whether owners walking their pets should have a specific length of leash. But in light of increased concerns from citizens, such as the safety of children who live or play near aggressive […]
Jackson County, NC Has Drafted a Breed-Specific Ordinance
LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Jackson County “ Potentially Dangerous Breeds Jackson County NC has drafted an animal control ordinance. A public meeting was held Monday, September 17th for comments.
Geneva, Alabama Considers “Special Pit Bull Ordinance”
From WTVY News 4 in Alabama: “…The Geneva City Council may follow a national trend of municipalities adopting a special pit bull ordinance.
Florida State Representative Thurston Looks to Overturn Prohibition of BSL in 2008!
Florida House Bill 101 states: “An act relating to dangerous dogs; amending s. 767.14, F.S.; eliminating the prohibition of breed-specific local government regulation of dangerous dogs…” Please write or call Rep. Thurston and politely inform him that breed bans don’t work (just ask Miami-Dade County). If you live in Florida please contact your representative and […]
Baltimore County (Towson, MD) Considers Breed-Specific Measures
From the Northeast Booster: “Councilman Vince Gardina wants to put the squeeze on owners of pit bulls and other dogs with a history of biting. Changes to county law favored by Gardina would create a special set of requirements that owners of pit bulls or other dogs found to be vicious would have to meet […]
Falmouth, KY and Pendelton County, KY Consider Breed-Specific Legislation
Cross-posted from United Animal Owners Alliance: Proposed breed specific legislation [which would ban “pit bulls”] in Falmouth, Kentucky and Pendelton County, Kentucky. Please contact the officials there to voice your polite and respectful opposition to BSL and also to offer viable alternatives to the city and county officials. Next city council meeting is September 20, […]
Double Amputee Soldier Denied His Service Dog in Texas Because She is a Bully Breed
See the video report from KSAT channel 12 in San Antonio here.
Cincinnati May Reconsider “Pit Bull” Ban
From The Enquirer in Cincinnati: “A city meeting on how to help police better identify pit bulls so they can enforce the citys ban did anything but that Tuesday, as some City Council members said the ban needs to be addressed. …Councilman Cecil Thomas, an owner of Bo Jangles, a chow chow, and Chiquita, a […]
Logan, West Virginia Passes Ordinance Requiring $300 Registration for “Dangerous” Dogs
From Fox 11 Eyewitness News in West Virginia: “Logan’s City Council quickly and unanimously passed an ordinance cracking down on dangerous dogs. The new law requires a three hundred dollar registration fee for such dogs…an expense some say they can’t afford.”