Terrell County, GA, passed BSL in February (all “pit bulls” are “potentially dangerous” and subject to restrictions) and already they are seeing some negative results.
Now might be a good time to suggest that commissioners repeal the BSL they passed so hastily and without much discussion.
Terrell County Courthouse, 235 E Lee Street, Dawson, GA 39842
P.O. Box 525, Dawson, GA 39842-0525
Phone: (229) 995-4476 Fax:(229) 995-4320
County Clerk: Beth001@windstream.net
Digging Deeper: Terrell County gets national help for pits
Posted: Mar 07, 2012 5:08 PM CST
By Jennifer Emert
Terrell County, GA – […] Their current shelter is full and Animal Control is getting more calls about stray dogs especially pit bulls.
They believe people are setting the dogs free to avoid steep fees when a new dangerous dog ordinance takes effect next month.
Terrell County Animal Control just created a Facebook page. The County has been inundated with pit bull mix dogs, either abandoned as a result of the new dangerous dog ordinance or in taken from owners who broke the law.
“When you turn loose all the dogs in this county you know we’re going to have people calling and complaining and a lawsuit will follow right behind it,” said Wilbur Gamble Jr., Terrell County Commission Chairman. […]
Full article retrieved 3/8/12 from http://www.walb.com/story/17105240/digging-deeper-terrell-county-gets-national-help-for-pits