Terrell County commissioners voted to approve BSL; “pit bulls” are now considered “potentially dangerous” dogs. Owners of potentially dangerous dogs must comply with a number of restrictions. This is basically the same ordinance that passed in the city of Dawson.
The ordinances for both city of Dawson and Terrell County may be read here (PDF):
Dawson and Terrell County Ordinances
Contact info for Terrell County officials
Terrell County Courthouse, 235 E Lee Street, Dawson, GA 39842
P.O. Box 525, Dawson, GA 39842-0525
Phone: (229) 995-4476
County Clerk: Beth001@windstream.net
[Note: Obviously, the title of the below news article is sensational rather than realistic.]
Pit Bulls may be a breed of the past in Terrell County
by Ashley Knight
Posted: 02.01.2012 at 10:36 AM
TERRELL COUNTY, GA — Terrell County unanimously passed an ordinance that includes pit bulls in their “Dangerous Dogs” ordinance.
The ordinance calls for keeping the dogs in a 10X10 enclosure, keeping the dog on a leash when it’s outside the enclosure as well as muzzled. […]
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