(dogs/dog breed discrimination) pit bulls have been the target of breed-specific legislation for years despite evidence these laws do not diminish dog attacks. No states have enacted breed-specific laws, or bsls, banning pit bulls however, there are over 700 us cities in 40 states that have enacted these bans additionally, appellate courts in 12 states have upheld the constitutionality of breed-specific pit bull laws, including arkansas, colorado. Why breed specific legislation is a concern for all dog owners do you still think you can't be affected by breed specific legislation because you don't own a pit bull. Breed specific legislation or bsl and france have bans on the american pit bull terrier and the ones that were how it effects american pit bull terrier. The most obvious problem with breed-specific legislation is that it is in no way specific like hound, the term pit bull denotes several breeds, not just one.
To understand the aspca’s opposition to such laws, it is critical to examine what is known about which dogs bite and why the ohio pit bull law. Trying to understand the reasons behind breed specific legislation can make as much sense as hitting a brick wall we attempt to shed light on the subject. Breed-specific legislation began spreading in communities throughout the country in the mid-1980s after a surge in fatal dog bitings, including a disproportionate number of incidents initially attributed to pit bull-type dogs.
Under denver’s ordinance sec 8-55, pit bull breeds (american pit bull terrier, american staffordshire terrier, or staffordshire bull terrier) are banned in the city and county of denver. Bsl is an ethical failure bsl is a public safety failure description breed-specific legislation (bsl) is a law that bans or restricts certain types of dogs based on their appearance, usually because they are perceived as dangerous breeds or types of dogs. I think it would be a shame if people allowed montreal to get away with this, lawyer julius grey told cbc montreal prepares to introduce legislation of.
Support breed bans on american pit bull terriers, american staffordshire terriers and staffordshire bull terriers in the usa and canada. Information on the dog owners' liability act and public safety related to dogs now that the amendments are law, do i have to send my pit bull out of ontario or. Summary: in springfield, missouri, it is unlawful to own, possess, keep, exercise control over, maintain, harbor, transport, or sell any pit bull, with exceptions made for animal shelters, dog shows, dog groomers, and registered dogs. Over 900 us cities have enacted breed-specific legislation (bsl) see our state-by-state listing of cities and counties with breed-specific pit bull laws.
Montana had a vote at the capital today 1/22/09 on banning the ability to own pitbulls the only person who voted for it was the bills creator everyone else i. My neighbor has a pit bull that expresses an uncomfortable amount of attention on my small yorkie i'm scared for her with a fence between them, but now he is letting the dog go free and i'm scared for mine to even go outside to use the bathroom. Quebec’s main political parties are approaching a proposed province-wide ban on pit bull-like dogs with great caution, despite chomping at the bit two years ago to pass a ban as quickly as possible.
The laws governing ownership of pit bulls varies not only from state to state, but also from county to county florida is just one state that, as of 2012, continues to enforce breed-specific. The legality of pit bull ownership is a fiery debate across the country according to the city council of topeka, kansas, a dangerous dog is any that behaves in an aggressive manner and biting is not a necessary condition numerous cases of pit bull attacks and illegal dog fighting have caused. We've mentioned elsewhere why breed specific legislation is a bad idea it blames dogs instead of their owners and then compounds the problem by focusing on entire breeds instead of individual dogs. Apbr on breed specific legislation bsl - an international pit bull registry and information resource the internets most comprehensive site on pit bulls everything pit bull and more.
Stop breed specific legislation in missouri aka missouri bully alliance 4,612 likes 272 talking about this this page was created to end all breed. Les lois sur les chiens de type pitbulls, quelles lois concernent le pitbull la loi sur les chiens dangereux interdit-elle la possession de pitbulls. Several hundred municipal governments in the united states have enacted breed-specific legislation banning or restricting pit bull-type dogs and a few.Download