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11-20-2014, 10:06 PM
WHAT TO DO WHEN ANIMAL CONTROL COMES KNOCKING
by George J. Eigenhauser Jr.
(he is an attorney at law licensed in the State of California since 1979
and practices in the areas of civil litigation and estate planning)
ANTI-DOG ENFORCEMENT - What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know
France -- Animal advocates hope dogfighting and puppy mill scandals will breed tougher animal abuse laws. Here is a look at legislation already proposed:
Virginia: A bill was filed to add organized dogfighting as a qualifying offense under the state's racketeering law, which would mean tougher...
Why do I not hear more about this group? They are spearheading the legal fight in Denver. They are spearheading the legal fight in Lanett, Al. They have been providing legal help for bully owners across the nation and yet I hear so little about a group that is doing more than just yelling out loud...
After a dramatic couple of weeks, the Moreauville, LA, board voted, on December 1st, to unanimously repeal the recently passed breed ban that targeted “pit bulls” and Rottweilers.
At this meeting, the entire dangerous dog ordinance was repealed, not just the breed based portion. *The only thing...
A single working mother in Salina, Kansas, is in trouble with the city after her two dogs got escaped the yard and were picked up by animal control.
Jo Ann Morgan has two dogs that officials claim fall under the breed ban that Salina maintains. *Morgan stated that she sees “pit bulls” everyday...
Tulsa, OK -- A proposal to ban pit bull dogs. Are pit bulls too dangerous to have as household pets?
Earlier this month, the News on 6 told you about a 3-year-old child in Moore who lost his arm after an attack by a pit bull. One state lawmaker says he'll submit a bill in the next legislative...
When the small town of Moreauville, LA, enacted a breed discriminatory law targeting “pit bulls” and Rottweilers, it was a quiet affair. *The law, passed on October 13th, didn*t garner so much as a blip online.
When officials sent a letter to residents demanding they remove their dogs by the...
Published: Sunday, 11/23/2014 - Updated: 19 seconds ago
Wauseon moves to delete vicious label on ‘pit bulls’
Proposal in line with state law
BY ALEXANDRA MESTER
BLADE STAFF WRITER
WAUSEON — A Fulton County community is taking steps to remove breed-specific language from its...
On October 13th the small town of Moreauville, Louisiana, passed a ban on pit bull type dogs and Rottweilers.
The city has a little over 900 residents and no online presence.
Officials claim that they passed the ban at the request of *several residents. *These residents approached the...
The city of Camdenton, Missouri, heard a request to review their long-standing pit bull ban yesterday at the board meeting, along with a request to dismiss a citation for violation of the ban. *The request was made by Misty Brown, a woman who bought a house in town 2 weeks before she was told her...
When Rhode Island legislators passed a law that prohibits municipalities from enacting any breed discriminatory laws, Pawtucket officials balked. *They claimed that the law only addressed future laws, and did not apply to them because Pawtucket*s breed ban was in effect before the passage of the...
Spring Hill Kansas has repealed their ban on “pit bull dogs.”
The old law, which was passed in 2008, defined a pit bull dog as follows:
Any pit bull dog. *(1) “Pit bull dog” means:
a. The bull terrier breed of dog;
b. The Staffordshire bull terrier breed of dog;
c. The American pit bull...
Hallsville, Missouri had a ban on “pit bulls” for over 20 years. *Passed in 1989, the ban was instituted after there were some “aggressive” pit bulls in the community, according to Mayor*Cheri Reish.
On November 10th, the board of aldermen voted unanimously to repeal the long-standing ban. *The...
Aurora's pit bull vote could have national implications
KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press
2:27 PM, Oct 18, 2014
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Sharee Talbot wants her dog back. For now, though, she has to drive out of town to visit Buddy because the two-year-old pit bull isn't allowed in her hometown of...
November 4th, a ballot measure in Aurora, Colorado that would have repealed the ban on dogs who are over 50% “pit bull” failed to pass.
On the surface, this seems to be a disheartening loss. *A lot of hard work was put into educating*the public about the ban on a shoe string budget, and hopes...
are any Germans here, who have a Pitbull ?
At last nights meeting in Enumclaw, Washington, officials voted to keep the current breed ban in place.
The meeting drew a great number of commenters, some from both sides of the issue, but as we have seen before, the commenters for repealing the ban, out weighed those for keeping. *There was a...
A change to the*Enumclaw, WA, ordinance that bans “pit bulls” is working its way through the city council.
The first vote of the repeal was passed on September 22nd, with only one dissenting vote. *The second and final reading of the repeal is set to be heard on October 13th.
First thing first: yes I signed up just to post this petition.
I hope this is the right place, because I am asking you to sign a petition that would ask TIME to take down their poorly researched, NOT fact checked, and biased article, "The Problem With Pitbulls". I'm sure many of heard of this...
Missouri Valley, Iowa, currently has a breed ban in place. *Officials are looking into the possibility of repealing their ban and enacting restrictions instead.
Last month, a resident had his dog confiscated under the ordinance.* The dog in question was moved to an out-of-state location and is...
At their last meeting, officials in Jurupa Valley, California, decided against a proposal that would require the pediatric mandatory sterilization of dogs deemed to be pit bulls.
The proposal was brought forward by Councilman*Micheal Goodland. *Goodland made it very clear that this was not about...
After much hard work, officials in South Bend, Indiana, have voted on the new animal control ordinance that includes the repeal of the long-standing breed discriminatory law. *They voted unanimously to pass the new law and repeal the outdated breed discriminatory law.
Passed in*1987, the law...
Mexico City P$#@! Controversial Dog Control Law : News : Headlines Global News
this seems crazy. I wonder if they will be able to enforce this.
G-D people in Mexico City - what will this mean to you?
This Thursday, officials in Jurupa Vally, California will hold the first reading of a breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law.
The move follows the passage of the county-wide measure which was passed recently in Riverside County, California.
While there are not a lot of details at...
City officials in League City, Texas, have begun to talk about instituting a breed discriminatory law.
Following an attack by a dog identified as a pit bull, city officials are looking at restrictions for “pit bulls.”
A toddler and mother were watching the mother*s boyfriends dog when the...
IT'S NOW A FEDERAL CRIME FOR YOU TO ATTEND A DOG FIGHT
One piece of good news from the oft-criticized farm bill
Feb 10 by Dain Fitzgerald
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"At the first sign of a raid many will blend into the crowd and claim to be spectators to avoid prosecution" • blog.ctnews.com...
This lady was seriously injured by another person's chimp. Now she wants to sue the state.
Connecticut chimp attack victim seeks right to sue state - Yahoo News
Officials in Lake Elsinore, California, passed a breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law at their meeting last night. Citing high shelter populations of the targeted population of dogs, officials claimed the need for such a measure. It is no coincidence that … Continue reading →
Medford, Oregon, officials have rejected the idea of a breed discriminatory law.
The idea was initially raised by Councilor Karen Blair after a complaint of dog on dog attack in the city.
Councilor Blair had made some ill-informed statements to the media in support of a law that would have...
Rhode Island HB 7630 has been scheduled for a date to be heard by the first committee. *The House Committee on Municipal Government is set to hear the bill on March 20th.
The bill would allow the city of Warwick to re-institute their breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law. *The old...
MEETING REMINDER: Today a City Council Workshop focusing on proposed breed specific legislation will take place at City Hall in the Blaney Room, 9:00 a.m. UPDATE: Owners protest breed-specific bylaw in Maple Ridge By Robert Mangelsdorf * Maple Ridge News … Continue reading →
A bill has been introduced in the Rhode Island state legislature that would amend the current state law that prohibits breed discriminatory laws. The bill was introduced to allow the city of Warwick to enact a breed discriminatory spay/neuter law. … Continue reading →
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A bill has been introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would end discriminatory practices by insurance companies in New Jersey. S 1310 has been referred to the Senate Commerce Committee. There are several different aspects to this bill. First, … Continue reading →
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