Terrebonne Parish began to consider BSL back in February. Discussion on the breed-specific proposal continued through at least April. But by September, the board had returned with a new breed-neutral proposed dog ordinance. The breed-neutral ordinance passed last night.
Terrebonne council adopts dog law
Published: Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 9:31 p.m.
Sweeping changes to Terrebonne Parish’s animal-control laws set tougher standards for vicious animals and their owners though it does not single out any specific breeds.
The changes, which have been debated and discussed for nearly a year, passed unanimously at Thursday night’s council meeting. […]
Councilman Billy Hebert […] said he was swayed during the last nine months of debate away from a vicious-animal law that singled out specific breeds.
“We needed one for all breeds,” he said. […]
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Bravo! Common sense has prevailed!!!