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Forum: Dog Ordinances & Laws

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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    05-15-2014, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 10:28 AM
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    03-04-2014, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    10-10-2013, 01:02 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. 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 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-25-2013, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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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  9. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    07-21-2012, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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 12:13 PM
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    02-05-2011, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 04:31 PM
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    01-10-2011, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  20. 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 06:03 PM
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    11-10-2010, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  21. 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 12:47 PM
    dangerous dogs
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    11-08-2010, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. WI: Sheboygan Council to Set Up Dog Committee

    Council to Set Up Dog Committee Posted Monday October 18, 2010 Sheboygan, Wis. (WHBL) - The Sheboygan City Council is expected to take up a resolution when it meets Monday night to establish a Special Committee on Regulation of Dangerous Dogs. Aldermen decided to go that route two weeks ago...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-19-2010 01:47 PM
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  24. TN: Memphis City Council adopts neuter, spay law

    Memphis City Council adopts neuter, spay law Ordinance exempts some dogs, cats * By Linda A. Moore * Memphis Commercial Appeal * Posted September 29, 2010 at midnight In legislation that moved Memphis into ranks with cities such as Denver and Los Angeles, the Memphis City...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-07-2010 08:59 PM
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    10-08-2010, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  25. IL: Brookfield Considers Dog Ordinance

    IL: Brookfield Considers Dog Ordinance Village curbs bad dog behavior By Staff reports Brookfield Suburban Life Posted Oct 06, 2010 @ 05:01 PM Brookfield, IL — Brookfield officials have had enough with the dogs in town.

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-07-2010 10:49 PM
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    10-07-2010, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  26. OH: Tiffin Considers Dangerous Dog Law

    Council to consider dog law September 28, 2010 - By Nick Dutro An ordinance to set laws for dangerous and vicious dogs in Tiffin is to go before City Council at its next meeting. During a meeting of the Tiffin City Council Law and Community Planning Committee, a draft of the proposed...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-07-2010 07:41 PM
    dangerous dog law, ohio, tiffin
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    10-07-2010, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  27. PA: HD 1254 Would Ban Continous Tethering of Dogs

    Animal cruelty: Next battle, free dogs from tethers ELIZABETH EVANS The York Dispatch York Dispatch Updated:08/27/2010 01:22:35 PM EDT Another dog fight is brewing in Pennsylvania. Animal-rights advocates are supporting House Bill 1254, which would outlaw the continuous chaining -- called...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-27-2010 02:27 PM
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  28. SC: Group wants to end setting dogs on chained bears

    Group wants to end setting dogs on chained bears By MEG KINNARD (AP) – 2 hours ago COLUMBIA, S.C. — A declawed, defanged bear is chained to a stake as hunting dogs bark and snap, trying to force the bear to stand on its hind legs. The training exercise called bear baying is intended to make...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-23-2010 10:16 AM
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    08-23-2010, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  29. Pennsylvania's dog law threatened by puppy provision

    Pennsylvania's dog law threatened by puppy provision By Amy Worden Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG - In 2008, Gov. Rendell signed the state's new dog law, proclaiming it the toughest in the country governing commercial breeding kennels, which sell thousands of puppies to pet shops each...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-19-2010 02:00 PM
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    08-19-2010, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  30. Montana Ordinance Requires Insurance for 'Aggressive' Dogs

    Montana Ordinance Requires Insurance for 'Aggressive' Dogs July 7, 2010 The White Sulphur Springs, Mont., city council has passed an insurance requirement for the owners of certain breeds of dogs with reputations for aggressive behaviors. The ordinance requires owners of pit bulls,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-08-2010 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-08-2010, 06:55 PM Go to last post

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