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Guilford County Animal Shelter trying to lift breed adoption ban

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The interim director of the Guilford County Animal Shelter has recommended to county commissioners dropping the 16-year ban on adopting out certain dog breeds. 261 more words


Breed ban would lead to more dog bites, says former bylaw boss

The man who crafted Calgary’s bylaw for responsible pet ownership is weighing in on a public debate about whether the city needs new restrictions to curb dog biting, particularly among pit bulls. 675 more words

Local News

Dan, Zanto, and The Problem With Dog Breed Bans


As I write this, I can’t stick with one emotion long enough to decide if I’m sad or angry. The two feelings are so strong, it’s safer to say that I’m both angry and sad. 1,865 more words

Animal Rights

For Remi, Celeste and Maicee and all the other's taken by BDL

As I sit this Christmas eve, with my dogs curled up around me, I have to be grateful that we live in a place that allows us to be together. 529 more words

Breed Specific Legislation

Small Louisiana Village Backtracking on Draconian Breed-Specific Law?

By Phil Guidry, AKC Government Relations Sr. Policy Analyst

Last month, the Board of Aldermen of Moreauville, Louisiana, a village of approximately 1,000 residents in Avoyelles Parish, passed a draconian breed-specific vicious dog law that bans the ownership of “pit bulls” and Rottweilers. 389 more words

Government Relations

Please excuse our absence.

Sorry there have not been a lot of updates as of late. Not sure if many of you are aware of the amount of attacks by canines that happen everyday in the news. 52 more words

Dangerous Dog

Pit Bull Loving Grandmother Single-Handedly Trying To Repeal BSL In Parma, Ohio-CALL TO ACTION

By Sloane Quealy-Miner

Denise Krawczyk Geschwender is a grandmother, paralegal, dog lover and now activist. She initially started her campaign to have the breed ban lifted in Parma, Ohio after falling in love with a pit bull named Hampton at the animal shelter she volunteers at. 416 more words