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Forum: Dog Ordinances & Laws

Laws and legislation which places limitations on ownership of pit bull dogs

  1. Need info for Sandestin Fl area

    Planning a short trip to the Sandestin area and was wondering what the laws were on bulldogs. If anybody in the area has any info I would greatly appreciate it. I've searched online and not found any BSL for Walton Co but 2008 is the latest date on what I've found. Sent from my SM-N910V...

    Started by ahiretn‎, 03-23-2016 12:42 PM
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    03-23-2016, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  2. Chain laws

    Does your state have chain laws? If so what state and what stipulation Sent from my N9515 using Tapatalk

    Started by Savannah pitdogs‎, 02-02-2016 01:35 PM
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    02-04-2016, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  3. Savannah Georgia

    New ordinance bans tethering of dogs period. . Enclosures are permitted but must be enclosed on all sides and have a roof that prevents the dog from being affected by weather. I'm all ears.

    Started by postmandaboss‎, 10-30-2015 07:55 AM
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    11-02-2015, 11:56 PM Go to last post
  4. Dog deemed Agressive

    Hi all, I own a condo downtown and my sister moved in a few months ago with her French bulldog. They used to live in the suburbs and he has had a hard time adjusting to hustle and bustle of the building on leash. He pulls and whines whenever he's on the leash and gets especially jumpy when he...

    Started by Dauz21‎, 11-02-2015 03:53 PM
    agression, condo
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    11-02-2015, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  5. GA: Spalding County: limits pets based on lot size

    Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 4:54 pm By Ray Lightner | 0 comments If you live on 2 acres or less in unincorporated Spalding County, you can only have four outdoor dogs and cats, total. The Spalding County Board of Commissioners approved the second and final readings on the two animal...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2014 10:38 AM
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    05-30-2015, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  6. NY: Dog owners think pooch-friendly eateries are a paw-some idea

    Dog lovers are drooling over the idea of dining al fresco with Fido — now that the state health code could soon be changed to allow pooches at outdoor caf*s. “I take him out to eat with me now, but I have to tie him up outside of the fenced area,” 43-year-old marketing exec Jordan Rothstein...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2015 02:41 PM
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  7. WI: Lawmaker wants to Make Crime of Felons Owning Vicious Dogs

    Created: 04/03/2015 3:26 PM KSTP.com A Wisconsin lawmaker has introduced a bill that would ban felons from owning vicious dogs. Rep. Andre Jacque, a De Pere Republican, says Green Bay police are seeing an increase in dog fighting cases and dogs attacking officers. Jacque says the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-05-2015 09:03 AM
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    04-16-2015, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  8. KY: Dog fighting bill p$#@! House Judiciary

    Dog fighting bill p$#@! House Judiciary WHAS11 Staff, WHAS11.com 10:02 p.m. EST February 4, 2015 FRANKFORT, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The state of Kentucky is a step closer to passing a bill that would make dog fighting a felony. The Commonwealth is the last state in the nation to make it illegal to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-07-2015 02:35 PM
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    02-09-2015, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  9. Where to move?

    Hello,I would like to introduce myself. I have made a few comments on this forum but never introduced myself, so out of respect , I am now. I used to own quite a few pits in my day but my life took a turn where I had to take a break and now I am back. Life is up and down ,and now I am up and plan...

    Started by joturojira‎, 11-17-2014 02:09 PM
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  10. NJ: Unbuckled Dogs Draw Stiffer Penalty Than People

    Unbuckled Dogs Draw Stiffer Penalty Than People By Ann Piccirillo 8:15 am Say goodbye to the dog days of summer. New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issues warning to pet owners--restrain your dog in the car or face stiff penalties. As we turn the bend into...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-04-2012 12:21 PM
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    05-23-2014, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  11. OK: Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Legalize Shooting Pets

    A bill has recently been introduced a by an Oklahoma legislator that allows pet-owners to “dispose” of animals by shooting them. State Representative Steve Martin sponsored the bill. He believes that the new measures put forth in HB 2613 are an effective solution for “euthanasia” practices already...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-03-2014 11:28 AM
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    03-04-2014, 05:33 AM Go to last post
  12. NY: Bans cat mills, break sticks and "fighting pits"...

    NY's new laws clamp down on dog fights Published: July 19, 2012 3:05 PM By The Associated Press New York's newest laws pave the way to require New York City children to start their education at 5 years old, name a bridge for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, and prohibit the use "cat mills,"...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-20-2012 12:54 PM
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    10-10-2013, 01:02 AM Go to last post
  13. Help

    Anyone have any info on ordinances in Sampson county. Wanna make sure houses, chains, pins,etc are up to code. Don't want them to have any reason to mess with me!

    Started by TS Kennels‎, 09-20-2013 08:48 AM
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    09-20-2013, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  14. UT: Lawmakers shoot down limit on dog tethering

    Lawmakers shoot down limit on dog tethering By Brian maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published 58 minutes ago • Updated 1 minute ago A bill to ban tethering dogs for more than 10 hours a day was promptly euthanized Monday after a legislative panel declined on a party-line vote to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-25-2013 10:26 PM
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    02-25-2013, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  15. CA: SB 702: Mandatory Microchipping of Dogs and Cats

    Microchipping pets to save their lives August 26, 2011 | 6:00 am It can be tough to get any new law regarding pets through the California legislature. Animal welfare advocates have tried unsuccessfully for years to get a statewide mandatory spay and neuter bill passed. But here comes one...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-26-2011 03:43 PM
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    09-28-2012, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  16. MA: Boston: New laws for chaining up your dog outside

    New laws for chaining up your dog outside Updated: Friday, 27 Jul 2012, 7:58 PM EDT Published : Friday, 27 Jul 2012, 7:55 PM EDT Christine Lee, 22News State House Correspondent BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Advocates against pet cruelty are fighting for a bill that makes it illegal to chain...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-28-2012 09:21 PM
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    07-28-2012, 09:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Wooster, OH: Dog law takes effect May 22

    Dog law takes effect May 22 By BOBBY WARREN Staff Writer WOOSTER -- A lot of government entities will be involved when the state's new vicious dog law goes into effect May 22, but right now, there is no one who is the "designated driver," Wayne County's auditor said Friday. Auditor...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-06-2012 08:26 PM
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    07-21-2012, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  18. NEW PROPOSED LAW (ADBA site link)

    Check out how it will be if PETA has their way American Dog Breeders Association

    Started by back2basics‎, 06-21-2012 07:36 PM
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    06-23-2012, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  19. AR: Protect your pet from dog-napping

    Protect your pet from dog-napping without chaining them up 7:58 AM, Aug 20, 2011 UNDATED -- The American Kennel Club (AKC) is reporting a sharp rise in dog-napping so far this year, and recommends keeping your pup on a short leash. However it is illegal to "direct point chain" a dog in the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-20-2011 12:14 PM
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    10-19-2011, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  20. GA: Spalding County Tables Animal Restraint Changes/Tethering Ban

    Commissioners table animal restraint changes by Ray Lightner Griffin Daily News Recommended changes to the county’s animal restraint rules have been tabled. “After many months,” said County Manager William Wilson Jr., “the (Animal Care and Control) Advisory Board has finally finished its...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-21-2011 12:24 PM
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    09-21-2011, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  21. TX: Midland: Million Dollar Punishment For Dangerous Dogs

    Million Dollar Punishment For Dangerous Dogs MIDLAND - To cut down on dangerous dog attacks, the Midland City Council approved the first reading of an amendment to the Dangerous Dog City Code, making the punishment for the owners as tough as possible. "The ordinance amendment would increase...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-10-2011 08:01 PM
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  22. GA: Spalding County to Revise Animal Control Rules, Bans Tethering

    Board to update animal control rules by Ray Lightner Griffin Daily News 1 day 16 hrs ago | 763 views Spalding County may soon have a more standardized set of animal control rules. The Spalding County Animal Care & Control Advisory Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday to revise its “dog living...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-08-2011 10:51 AM
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    08-08-2011, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  23. NY sets misdemeanor for attending animal fights

    NY sets misdemeanor for attending animal fights * AUGUST 4, 2011, 4:20 P.M. ET ALBANY, N.Y. — The possible penalty for attending animal fights in New York is going up. A new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo raises the infraction from a violation to a misdemeanor with penalties up to three...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-06-2011 08:27 PM
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    08-06-2011, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  24. Texas HB1541 p$#@!, sad day!

    Dear ADOA Members,TX-RPOA E-News >From RPOA Texas Outreach and Responsible Pet Owners Alliance "Animal welfare, not animal 'rights' and, yes, there is a difference." Crossposting is encouraged. Saturday, June 18, 2011 A sad day for Texas...

    Started by Bulldogluvr‎, 06-21-2011 12:13 PM
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    06-21-2011, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  25. TX: House votes to add strength to "Lillian's" dangerous dog law

    House votes to add strength to "Lillian's" dangerous dog law Posted: May 04, 2011 6:03 PM EDT by Mark Wiggins WACO - It was November of 2005 when 76-year-old Thornton resident Lillian Stiles was literally torn apart by her neighbor's dogs, pitbull-rottweiler mixes that had escaped from...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-05-2011 10:14 AM
    dangerous dog law, lillian, texas
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    05-05-2011, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  26. NYC: City Council p$#@! dog tethering bill

    City Council p$#@! dog tethering bill by Ricky Casiano, Chronicle Contributor 01/27/2011 A woman with the ASPCA shows a dog with an open flesh wound from tethering. No problem with how Stanley Charles tied up his pit bull terrier, Scrappy, in front of a store as long as it*s for less than...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-02-2011 01:13 PM
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    02-05-2011, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  27. LA: Dog deer hunters considering filing suit against federal government

    Dog deer hunters considering filing suit against federal government By Tammy Sharp Leesville Daily Leader Posted Jan 08, 2011 @ 09:00 AM Kisatchie —Local dog deer hunters are considering filing suit against the federal government to block a decision by USDA Forest Service officials last...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-08-2011 05:31 PM
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    01-10-2011, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  28. IL: 11 New Laws For 2011, Part 1

    11 New Laws For 2011, Part 1 for Illinois residents Michael Helfand on 11.10.10 at 7:16 AM Hard to believe that a new year is almost upon us. For the pro-active reader, here are six new laws for 2011 with five more to come tomorrow. Tougher law for reckless driving near bicyclists ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-10-2010 07:03 PM
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    11-10-2010, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  29. PA: Enforcement officials on the hunt for more dangerous dogs in Erie region

    Published: November 08. 2010 1:15AM Enforcement officials on the hunt for more dangerous dogs in Erie region By TIM HAHN Smokey can't stand the sight of other dogs, Barb Turner said. Smokey is a dog that belongs to Barb and Ben Turner, of Erie. The dog is on the state's dangerous dog...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-08-2010 01:47 PM
    dangerous dogs
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    11-08-2010, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  30. MO: Voters To Decide To Implemet Stricter Breeder Regulations

    Missouri voters to decide Tuesday whether state should implement stricter regulations for large-scale breeders By Megan Spees/Staff Writer Published: Friday, October 29, 2010 2:37 PM CDT Missouri voters will decide the fate of dog breeders across the state Tuesday. But Proposition B, a...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-29-2010 06:45 PM
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    10-29-2010, 06:45 PM Go to last post

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