Wyoming, MI: Council makes no decisions about BSL

During the last council meeting, the animal control department and the police department presented information about pit bulls and BSL; the presentation apparently advised against BSL. The council intends to continue discussing dog control options. Nothing official has been proposed at this time.

City of Wyoming, 1155 – 28th Street SW, PO Box 905, Wyoming, MI  49509
Phone:  616.530.7238
Contact the city council via a feedback form: https://www.ci.wyoming.mi.us/feedback/feedback.asp

City Council Formal Sessions are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 PM and the Work Sessions are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 PM to review items for upcoming meetings.

All alerts for Wyoming, MI: http://stopbsl.com/?s=%22wyoming%2C+mi%22

Wyoming explores dog rules

Mayor says he doesn’t want a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction

Published : Monday, 18 Jul 2011, 11:50 PM EDT

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) – […] The idea of a ban or so-called “breed-specific” rules drew strong criticism at the council meeting.[…]

From May 2010 to May 2011, the Wyoming police took 30 dog bite calls, the chief said. Seventeen of those required some medical attention and pit bulls were involved in eight (47%) of those incidents. But Carmody said there was no good way to discern the proportion of pit bull-type dogs in the canine population.[…]

The issue is bigger than the city of Wyoming, he said. Mayor Jack Poll also suggested he may be interested in pursuing a solution along with other communities.

No formal proposals are before the council and Poll said Monday night he does not want to see a “knee-jerk” reaction.[…]

Full article retrieved 7/19/11 from http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/local/kent_county/wyoming-explores-dog-rules

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