BREAKING NEWS! Here is the debut episode of a new podcast called “Pittie Party” written, edited and produced by Sydney Shapansky. This first podcast features familiar voices of well known advocates speaking about breed discriminatory legislation. This podcast touches on the many and varied issues of #BSL in #Ontario. It’s smart, informative, witty and most…
The Spanish government believes eliminating the dangerous dog list will help reduce unfair misconceptions about specific dog breeds. Read more.
MAUMELLE, Ark. — The Maumelle City Council has passed an ordinance to end the city’s ban on certain dog breeds, allowing all dog breeds in the city.
The breed ban had been in place for more than 30 years, and was repealed on April 5, 2021. Read more.
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.