Irondale, AL: Presa Canarios added to breed ban

Irondale, AL, council has added Presa Canario to the list of banned breeds (“pit bull” already banned). Stereotype and fear, not reality or complaints, drove the decision; the idea to ban Presas came up after someone with an Irondale telephone number put an ad in the paper to sell the breed.

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Irondale City Council adds Presa Canario as second banned dog breed; the other is pit bull

Published: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 9:26 PM
By Victoria L. Coman — The Birmingham News

IRONDALE, Alabama — The Irondale City Council tonight added the Presa Canario dog as the second dog breed that people are banned from owning in the city. The other is pit bulls. […]

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