Oacoma, SD: Breed ban to remain in place

Oacoma OKs dog-breed ban

By: Anna Jauhola, The Daily Republic

OACOMA — The Oacoma town board recently upheld its vicious dog ordinance after a resident requested it be amended.

Jessica Countryman-Vennard asked the board at the Aug. 15 meeting to amend its ordinance to allow pit bull terriers already living in the city to remain with their owners. The board declined the request and left the existing ordinance in place, which bans various breeds from the city. […]

The ordinance doesn’t only pertain to pit bull terriers. It specifically refers to any dog of the bull terrier breed, including bull terriers mixed with Staffordshire terriers, German shepherds, Doberman pinschers or any other breed. […]

Full article retrieved 9/1/11 from http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/event/article/id/56424/

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