During a city council meeting, council discussed possible revisions to Fulton’s animal control ordinance. A resident (who, ironically, owns a dog described by the news as a “pit bull mix”) suggested a ban on pit bulls, but the councilmembers don’t seem too interested in BSL. They may assemble a committee to evaluate their current ordinances and suggest changes.
Please offer polite, constructive correspondence and sample breed-neutral ordinances to guide the council toward reasonable, breed-neutral revisions.
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Fulton City Council is creating committee for dog problem
by Lucas Bond
Posted: 03.22.2011 at 3:56 PM
FULTON, MO — Recent dog attacks in Fulton had the City Council Tuesday evening taking a look at the animal control ordinance.[…]
The Fulton City Council feels that something needs to be done.
“Actually, I suggest we put together a committee with the idea of looking at our current animal control ordinance and suggest we make improvements,” Fulton City Council Mike West said.[…]
Council members don’t think banning Pit Bulls will solve the dog problem. Past biting incidents involved other breeds of dogs beside Pit Bulls. […]
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