Camp Pendleton, CA: Implementation procedures for banned dog breeds released

Implementation procedures for banned dog breeds released for Pendleton residents

Written by Lance Cpl. Daniel Boothe, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Camp Pendleton announced implementation procedures for banned dog breeds today, after receiving approval of a request to extend the waiver period originally mandated by Headquarters Marine Corps.

Marine Corps Order P11000.22 Ch 6, released in August, mandated all installations ban any breed of pit bull, rottweiler or wolf hybrid dog from residing on base. It also prevented visitors from bringing banned breeds on base.

[…] “The Marine Corps Order’s original deadline gave residents only 60 days to complete breed testing and approval,” said Grabman. “But Camp Pendleton went through a pretty extensive review and waiver process to get that date pushed out until April of 2010 to ensure residents have adequate time to meet all the requirements.”

[…] Pendleton’s Domestic Animal Control will require majority breed determinations for animals in question at the owner’s expense.[…]

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