Chesterfield, Missouri! Bill No. 2909, which amends the “Dangerous Animals” ordinance to REMOVE all the breed specific language was APPROVED at the second reading on December 3rd, 2012!
Way to go Chesterfield!
Chesterfield, Missouri Council members will meet at 7:00 PM tonight, Monday, December 3rd to move forward with removal of the cities current breed specific legislation REPEAL.
If you are in the area, please attend the meeting in effort to show your support of this action.
For more information….
Posted in BSL, Missouri, Non-BSL Passed, Proposal to Repeal
Tagged ban, Bill No. 2909, breed specific legislation, Chesterfield, city council, Dangerous Animals, dangerous dog, Missouri, pit bull, Pitbull, pitt bull, regulations, repeal
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the Schuyler, Nebraska city council will hold the second reading of a proposed dangerous dog ordinance that targets several breeds of dogs including:
American pit bull terrier,
American Staffordshire terrier,
Staffordshire bull terrier,
and American bandagge.
Read more from Bless the Bullys….
Posted in BSL, BSL Proposed, Nevada
Tagged american bandagge, american bulldog, American Pit Bull Terrier, american staffordshire terrier, Cane Corso, chow chow, city council, doberman, dogo argentina, Nebraska, pit bull, Pitbull, pitt bull, presa canario, Rottweiler, schuyler, staffordshire bull terrier
Officials in the city of Many, Iowa discussed the possibility of repealing the city’s ordinance bannine pit bulls at last night’s city council meeting. The city adopted its breed specific ordinance in 2008, but the ordinance has not been enforced. However, several residents recently received a letter from the city telling them they had 10 days to remove their “dangerous” animal from the city limits. Those dog owners appealed the order to remove their dogs at last night’s meeting.
Council voted to table indefinitely a decision on what action it should take to allow time to get a better reading on the desires of the community as a whole.
Read more at Blessthebullys.com…
Posted in BSL, Iowa, Proposal to Repeal
Tagged ban, breed specific legislation, BSL, council, iowa, manly, pit bulls, Pitbull, pitt bull
According to the telegram, and communications between StopBSL.org and City Officials, Worcester will drop requirements that pit bulls be licensed, registered and muzzled in public. Instead of the police chief ordering measures against problem dogs — restraint, removal from the city, or euthanasia — the city will have a complaint and hearing procedure.
Posted in BSL, BSL Repealed, Massachusetts
Tagged ban, breed specific legislation, BSL, MA, muzzle, pit bull, Pitbull, pittbull, registration, repeal, Worcester
During a work session last night, city officials in Aberdeen, South Dakota discussed the possibility of implementing a pit bull ban in the city limits. We learned a few weeks ago that the city council agreed to revisit the city’s animal control ordinance after the issue was brought up by a resident at the last council meeting.
Posted in BSL, BSL Proposed, South Dakota
Tagged Aberdeen, animal control, ban, breed specific legislation, BSL, Clint Rux, dangerous dog, pit bull, Pitbull, pittbull, South Dakota
In March of 2011 StopBSL reported Aberdeen Council passed a breed-neutral ordinance after six-amendments were offered, including two that would have made the ordinance breed-specific. The approved ordinance restricts dangerous dogs, but rather than by breed, individual dogs earn the title based on their behavior.
In October of the same year, discussion again leaned heavily toward amending the new ordinance to ‘scrutinize’ specific breeds more than others.
Posted in BSL, South Dakota, Whispers of BSL
Tagged Aberdeen, breed specific legislation, BSL, city council, Clint Rux, dangerous dog, David Bunsness, dog bite, Jeff Mitchell, Jennifer Slaight-Hansen, KELO news, Laure Swanson, Mayor Mike Levsen, ordinance, pit bull, Pitbull, pitt bull, SD, statistics, Todd Campbell, Tom Agnitsch
John Ketola requires a service animal, unfortunately for John, his dog is 25% Staffordshire Terrier. According to the city of Kingsford’s 1987 ordinance banning all pit bulls, including mixed or partial breeds, that’s a problem.
Mr. Ketola petitioned the Council for exception based on the unique issue relative to information submitted to City Attorney, Bruce Brouillette. Brouillette examined the federal statute then issued a recommendation to Council to approve the exception for Ketola’s service dog.
Council agreed at Monday evenings public meeting, however they attached severe limitations and requirements for Mr. Ketola, such as requiring the service dog be securely confined within the Ketola home or in a secure outdoor enclosure with sides, top and permanent bottom and that such enclosure be secured to prevent a minor from entering on his or her own accord. Also when Mr. Ketola has his service dog in public, the dog must be leashed ona harness and under the direct control of Mr. Ketola.
Related to the Kingsford ban, city resident Mark Wiederrecht provided information countering the ban’s constitutionality and argued it is unnecessary as the city has general ordinances dealing with vicious and dangerous dogs. Several citizens spoke publicly at the last nights meeting opposing the continuation of the 25 year old ban.
However, City Attorney Brouillette contends the ban is constitutional and valid. Council members continue to raise safety issues and Mayor Michael Flaminio said the committee that was formed in June recommended to make no changes to the ban, but they continue to look at the issue.
Please send your POLITE, RESPECTFUL and INFORMATIVE correspondence to officials in Kingsford at:
Mayor/Councilman Michael Flaminio
Mayor Pro-tem/Councilman Dennis Baldinelli
Councilwoman Cynthia Dixon-Miller
Councilman Jeff Pearson
Councilman Brian Smeester
All other officials can be contacted with general correspondence directed to:
Phone – 906-774-3526
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted in BSL, Michigan, Results of BSL
Tagged Baldinelli, Brouillette, BSL, dangerous dog, Dixon-Miller, Fmalinio, Ketola, kingsford MI, ordinance, Pearson, pit bull, Pitbull, service dog, Smeester, vicious dog