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MIAMI-DADE PASSES DANGEROUS DOG REGISTRY LEGISLATION

We reported that two separate pieces of legislation had been proposed in Miami-Dade and would be voted on Tuesday night. Officials chose to adopt Commissioner Diaz’s proposed ‘Dangerous Dog Registry’ last night.  The new ordinance increases fines from $500 to … Continue reading

MIAMI-DADE, FL – Commissioners Propose Dangerous Dog Registry

Just weeks after Miami-Dade asked the public to decide the fate of the pit bull ban, two Commissioners propose separate bills to change the current dangerous dog ordinance. Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz has proposed that officials adopt measures to create … Continue reading

Miami-Dade County, FL: Breed ban remains in place after public vote

Miami-Dade County’s longstanding breed ban will remain in place for now. Voters in the August 14 county primaries voted 37% to 63% to keep the ban. Although at first glance it seems like a disappointing outcome, there’s reason to have … Continue reading

Miami-Dade County, FL reminder: Breed ban goes public vote, Aug 14

Absentee ballots and early voting are over and the big day is here. Miami-Dade County will put its longstanding breed ban to a public vote on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. The ballot question is: “Shall the ordinance repealing the county’s … Continue reading

Miami-Dade County, FL reminder: To repeal breed ban, residents must register to vote by July 16

The Miami-Dade County, FL, breed ban will go to a public vote on August 14, 2012. Registered voters in Miami-Dade County will be able to vote whether to keep or repeal the county’s longstanding “pit bull” ban. If you are … Continue reading

Miami-Dade County, FL: Breed ban will go to public vote, Aug 14

Update 7/12/12: Please note, Miami-Dade residents must be registered to vote by July 16 in order to vote on this ballot. More information: https://stopbsl.org/2012/07/12/miami-dade-county-fl-reminder-to-repeal-breed-ban-residents-must-register-to-vote-by-july-16/ (Thank you, Patrick Miracle, for prompting this reminder!) Miami-Dade County will put its longstanding breed ban to … Continue reading

Miami-Dade County, FL: Voters will decide whether to repeal breed ban

But the question is, in a county where fear and stereotype of “pit bulls” and their owners runs rampant (courtesy of the breed ban), will voters want to repeal the breed ban? County commissioners think they won’t. We suggest a hard-hitting PR campaign, starting … Continue reading