Livonia, MI: Some want more teeth in vicious animals law (not BSL)

Here’s an idea: don’t record the agenda item as “Subject of a proposed Ordinance banning pit bull dogs and/or dangerous dogs in the City” and then act surprised when people think city council is going to talk about a breed ban.

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Some want more teeth in vicious animals law

‘The point is to encourage good behavior and prevent a problem before there is one.’ Don Knapp, city attorney

OBSERVER Staff Writer
December 10, 2009

[…] The council heard Monday from several residents concerned about public safety and suggested the council also look at a leash law. Some who attended the meeting and thought the ordinance would ban pit bulls were told that the ordinance instead polices vicious animals and was not breed-specific.[…]

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