U.S. Marine Corps: Proposal would ban some dogs from base housing

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Proposal would ban some dogs from base housing

By Trista Talton – Staff writer
Posted : Monday Aug 3, 2009 8:02:49 EDT

A new Corpswide proposal calls for banning specific dogs and mixes of those breeds from all Marine bases as soon as September.

The draft order, which would be included in the Marine Corps Housing Management Manual, prohibits pit bulls, Rottweilers, canid/wolf hybrids and mixes of those dogs from being on “any Marine Corps installation, at any time.” The only exception would be trips directly to and from a base veterinary office, “with no other stops aboard the installation authorized.”[…]

Full article retrieved 8/3/09 from http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2009/08/marine_dogs_080209w/

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