Irondale, AL, council has added Presa Canario to the list of banned breeds (“pit bull” already banned). Stereotype and fear, not reality or complaints, drove the decision; the idea to ban Presas came up after someone with an Irondale telephone number put an ad in the paper to sell the breed.
Contact info for Irondale city council:
JStewart@cityofirondale.org; RSaunders@cityofirondale.org; CSanderson@cityofirondale.org; TBearden@cityofirondale.org; CCrews@cityofirondale.org
Irondale City Council adds Presa Canario as second banned dog breed; the other is pit bull
Published: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 9:26 PM
By Victoria L. Coman — The Birmingham News
IRONDALE, Alabama — The Irondale City Council tonight added the Presa Canario dog as the second dog breed that people are banned from owning in the city. The other is pit bulls. [...]
Full article retrieved 6/6/12 from http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2012/06/irondale_city_council_adds_pre.html