Rockville Centre passed a ban on pit bulls and Rottweilers in early June. Breed-specific laws are a violation of NY state law.
The Board of Trustees will meet at 8:15 on June 29 at Village Hall to vote on whether to keep the ban. The public is encouraged to contact the board members and to attend the meeting.
Previous alerts for Rockville Centre: http://stopbsl.com/?s=rockville+centre
Contact the Board of Trustees: http://www.rvcny.us/boardoftrustees.html
Rockville Centre to vote on pit bull, Rottweiler ban
June 28, 2010 By LAURA RIVERA, email@example.com
The Rockville Centre Village board, facing criticism from animal rights advocates for enacting a ban on pit bulls and Rottweilers, is set to vote Tuesday night on a measure to suspend the law’s implementation.
The code, passed on June 8 by a vote of 4 to 1, has provoked a swift response from local and national groups, who say the act itself violates a 1997 state law that forbids municipalities… [remainder of article available to subscribers only]
I have had many breeds of dogs over the past 41 years, from Shepherds, Rottweiler, Shih Tzu, Yorkie, English Bull dog, English Mastiff and NOW a Pittbull that we rescued from a young couple who fell on hard times. Each and every one was a well behaved dog who loved people just as I do. Of all of my dogs the Shih Tzu would bite way faster than this sweet pitbull would ever bite anyone. Baby June is a very sweet lovable dog who is not the least bit aggressive. Prehaps its the people who need to be licensed as to being fit to own a pet. Lets face it most of the times the dog takes on the owners traits.