Hopkinton, IA: Rottweilers not added to breed ban list

Hopkinton, IA already bans “pit bulls,” and was considering adding Rottweilers to the ban after a fatality involving two Rottweilers.

Emotions have cooled, citizens and councils appear to have come to the conclusion that a ban on Rottweilers would be “unfair.” Interesting double standard. (Headline is similarly misleading.)

Hopkinton will not ban specific dog breeds

Monday, April 11, 2011
BY ERIC MANDEL

HOPKINTON, Iowa — There will be no additional dog breed ban in the city of Hopkinton, after the City Council agreed Monday night not to change its dangerous animal ordinance in the wake of 3-year-old Vanessa Husmann’s death.[…]

Full article retrieved 4/12/11 from http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=317740

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