During a work session last night, city officials in Aberdeen, South Dakota discussed the possibility of implementing a pit bull ban in the city limits. We learned a few weeks ago that the city council agreed to revisit the city’s animal control ordinance after the issue was brought up by a resident at the last council meeting.
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In March of 2011 StopBSL reported Aberdeen Council passed a breed-neutral ordinance after six-amendments were offered, including two that would have made the ordinance breed-specific. The approved ordinance restricts dangerous dogs, but rather than by breed, individual dogs earn the title based on their behavior.
In October of the same year, discussion again leaned heavily toward amending the new ordinance to ‘scrutinize’ specific breeds more than others.
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Tagged Aberdeen, breed specific legislation, BSL, city council, Clint Rux, dangerous dog, David Bunsness, dog bite, Jeff Mitchell, Jennifer Slaight-Hansen, KELO news, Laure Swanson, Mayor Mike Levsen, ordinance, pit bull, Pitbull, pitt bull, SD, statistics, Todd Campbell, Tom Agnitsch