Archive for the ‘Pet Law’ Category

Michigan City decides against Pit Bull Ban

Friday, January 7th, 2011

DEARBORN (Southgate, MI) (Press & Guide)– Facing a mobilized and well-organized opposition, city officials announced that a plan to ban pit bull terriers is off the table. Instead, current dog control codes will be overhauled to a two-tier system that will have more teeth and come with tougher enforcement. The new classification for nuisance dogs is “dangerous,” and adds to the existing “vicious dog” classification…



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Missouri’s new Prop B banning puppy mills threatens Pro Breeders

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

BOLIVAR-HERALD FREE PRESS Missouri, - Proposition B that places new regulations on dog breeders was approved by voters Nov. 3, but because it is a statutory change, it can be amended by the state legislature without a vote of the people. “We could repeal the whole process,” said Senator-elect Mike Parson, who is now 133rd District Representative. “But that’s not practical and not going to happen, probably.”…more…

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Suffolk County NY Law Targets Animal Abusers with Nations First Animal Abuse Registry

Monday, October 18th, 2010

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (CBS/AP)Suffolk County, on the eastern half of Long Island, moved to create the nation’s first animal abuse registry last week, requiring people convicted of cruelty to animals to register or face jail time and fines…more…

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Vicious Dogs Target Of Proposed Ordinance

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Pit Bulls are target for ordinance.


It is a passionate topic whenever it is considered: how to tackle the problem of vicious dogs. Pit bulls are most often the target of the laws, but while there are many complaints about that breed, there are also many people who say the problem is not the animal, but the ownermore…

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