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Lawmakers shoot down limit on...
02-25-2013, 10:31 PM
Hannibal,MO -- Troy has joined a growing list of Missouri cities that ban or restrict pit bulls.
The decision by aldermen followed complaints and a fatal attack on a dog.
“We’ve had severe problems with pit bulls,” said Police Chief Jeff Taylor. “It’s something we deal with all the time, and it’s...
Patterson introduces dangerous dog bill in reaction to SeaTac pit bull attack
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Responding to a vicious attack on a 72-year old SeaTac woman by two pit bulls, King County Councilwoman Julia Patterson has introduced legislation restricting owners of dangerous dogs....
T here is an order being drafted as we speak that will ban all pitbull type dogs, rottweilers, and wolf hybrid breeds from all Marine Corps bases. All dogs already registered will have to be microchipped (good) and behavior tested(by who?). there will also be dog parks opening in many housing...
Las Vegas,NV -- Animal advocates are praising Nevada for a new state law that limits the amount of time a dog can be chained-up and left outside.
The problem is - it take effect until October, after the worst summer heat.
The law will put the limit at 14 hours, which many agree is still too...
South Florida pit bull ban
Ban pit bulls - they don't belong here
When you talking about pit bulls, the dog is the problem. They should be banned, pure and simple, in urban...
By Frank Reddy
POSTED May 30, 2009 6 p.m.
Residents have a final chance to sound off on proposed changes to Forsyth County's animal control ordinance that would make illegal the tethering, or chaining, of dogs for more than three hours.
Denver,CO -- A federal appeals court in Denver has given opponents of a ban on pit bulls the go-ahead to challenge the law in court.
The three-judge panel 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a March 2008 decision by a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. Three former Denver...
Is any one attending?!?!
Animal Ordinance Considerations Public Meeting: May 14 2009 6:30PM; Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Animal Ordinance Considerations Public Meeting: May 16 2009 9:00AM; Rose Marine Theatre, 1440 N. Main St.
Animal Ordinance Considerations Public...
Source: The Miami New Times
lets pray they'll put an end to the tyranny
This will take you to an article in Canadian news about Ontario's Pit Bull Legislation.
It is making the point that the owners should be held more responsible for their animal's behaviour.
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Dallas,TX -- While the Texas attorney general decides on the constitutionality of breed-specific legislation, U.S. Army officials, following the lead of Fort Hood, have decided on their own that breed-specific rules are a sensible way to address breed-specific problems. Fort Hood banned pit bulls...
Proposed state legislation would withdraw pit bulls from being formally defined as a "vicious dog" in Ohio. This is an excellent proposal, but it's crucial that it's seen that people do NOT view pit bulls as being vicious or a...
Madison County,MS -- Gloria Grantham doesn't know how she'll bear having to part with one of her two pit bulls, Stormy and Star.
She will have to remove one of her pets because of a new animal control ordinance adopted by the city of Ridgeland this week that bans pit bulls, Staffordshire bull...
http://www.adbadog.com/p_pdetails.asp?fpid=409&pg=409 Everyone will be pleased with this story. I just wish the "LAND OF THE FREE" would follow. Enjoy, and keep doggin' em' Sluggers!!!!!
Boca Raton,Fl -- State of Florida is considering two bills that would permit cities to enact so-called “breed specific legislation” in the regulation of dogs
Florida is among 12 states nationwide that prohibits counties or cities from enacting so-called “breed specific legislation” (BSL) in the...
Chicago Sun-Times -- After adding tamer language to appease opponents, the City Council’s most powerful aldermen said Monday he has the votes to require Chicago’s dog and cat owners to spay or neuter their pets.
Ald. Edward M. Burke (14th) has agreed to drop mandatory impoundment of pets as a...
Wichita,KS -- by Kim Hynes (WICHITA, Kan.)
The Wichita City Council will vote Tuesday on changes to the animal ordinance. The changes target pit bull owners, but all dog and cat owners will be impacted.
Read the Proposed Animal Ordinance
The changes require all adult pit bulls to be micro...
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Eugene,OR -- Proposed pit bull legislation that drew a passionate response from people on both sides of the issue will not be pushed any further, according to the Senator who introduced the bill.
"From the outpouring of interest I have received over the past few days, I have learned that pit...
Midland,TX -- State lawmakers are throwing some new legislation to the dogs. If you're involved in any way in animal fighting, members of the Texas House want to send you straight to jail.
It's an effort to cut back on animal cruelty as well as keep our children safe.
There's a number of...
South Carolina -- Litter was the talk of the meeting when Florence County Council last convened, but breed-specific legislation could take over as the top issue when council gathers Thursday.
After last month’s vote to defer a new anti-litter ordinance, council’s Justice and Public Safety...
South Carolina -- A student group formed to fight the passage of breed-specific legislation will make a second appearance at Florence County Council’s regular meeting Thursday.
Kayley Green, Jamie Thomas, Emily Nance, Jeremy Romanyzyn and Aliyah Roberts, all eighth-grade students at Southside...
Tampa,FL -- A bill now before the Florida legislature would open the door to banning some dogs based only on their breed. Pit bulls are the likely target.
"They make up a large part of our pet population, so the statistics will bear out that they're the most likely to be impounded. They're the...
Mansfield,England,UK -- It’s getting to the point now where a very worrying trend is developing. Dogs are dying, weekly, in police care - more dogs are being seized as ‘pit bull type’ which actually look nothing more than American Bulldog or Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross who are being ABUSED and...
Denver,CO -- Despite killing at least 1,667 pit bulls since 2005, Denver city officials cannot say with certainty whether a ban on the breed has made the city safer.
But officials say there is no evidence to indicate that the ban is not working.
Proponents of the ban point out that since it...
Wichita,KS -- The debate over whether to place more restrictions on pit bulls will go to four district advisory boards tonight.
Discussions this week will set the stage for a Wichita City Council vote in coming weeks on whether to treat pit bulls differently than other dogs.
Last year, the...
Portland,OR -- Oregon lawmakers will soon consider a bill that would ban pit bulls in Oregon.
Legislators proposed the bill after a number of recent pit bull attacks. However, the proposed bill has led some pit bull owners to claim they're being targeted unfairly because of irresponsible dog...
Secaucus,NJ -- 150 Pit Bulls euthanized, new policy follows: Seized from a fighting ring in December, the dogs were recently put down, resulting in a firestorm of debates. Now the HSUS proposes such dogs to be evaluated individually -- a standard that other welfare groups have long lobbied.
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