Changes have been made to Commerce City’s animal regulations that will now allow people to own pit bulls and pit bull terrier breeds starting Monday, January 18, 2021. These new changes replace breed-specific bans with new rules that will classify an animal as dangerous or vicious based on the animal’s conduct, and not its breed….
On Monday, January 11, 2021, the Aurora City Council voted to repeal the city’s ban on restricted dog breeds. The ordinance passed with a final vote of 7-3. Read more here.
Hansel, a rescued pit bull type dog from Chatham, Ontario is believed to be the first of its breed to graduate as an arson detection K9 officer. He is currently working at the Millville Fire Department as an Accelerant Detection K9. Read his story here.
If the ordinance is passed, Aurora residents will be allowed to own pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers and Staffordshire bull terriers within city limits. Read more here.
On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Andover’s City Council voted 4-1 to remove the city’s decades-old pit bull ban. Read more here.
After an unanimous vote by the Pasco, Washington City Council, breed neutral laws will now be in effect as of December 12, 2020. Read more here.
Calgarians have made their voices heard! Many spoke out against adding breed-specific rules to the city’s responsible pet ownership bylaw after the city considered “pitbull” specific laws during the public consultation process. Read more here.
A historical moment in Denver has been made as voters choose to overturn the 31 year Pit Bull Ban! Read more here.
Prairie Village is the latest city in Kansas to life their breed-specific ban on dogs. Read more here.