Breed Specific Legislation...
It is the
responsibility of every dog owner to
educate people about their chosen breed.
As you will see from the information on this
site, my chosen breed is the wonderful
misunderstood Pit Bull! In reviewing
BSL laws there are many breeds effected and only
more to come without proper education.
Every 10 years or so there is a new "bad" breed.
In the 70's it was the Doberman, 90's the
Rottiweilers, 00's it's the Pit Bull.
Who's next? It could be any powerful
In my opinion, BSL
is a quick reaction to an incident without
education or knowledge. People often
overreact to a dog attacks without knowing all
of the details surrounding the incident.
There is always a reason for the attack,
often it's a result of a child being left
unsupervised with a dog. Children and dogs
should always be supervised, no matter what
breed of dog! Many attacks are said
to be done by pit bulls, I don't believe there
is anyone who can identify a pit bull 100%.
To start, "pit bull" isn't a breed, its a term
used to categorize 3 breeds of dogs, American
Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Terrier and
the American Pit Bull Terrier. There are
at least 11 breeds that have the looks of a "pit
bull" and that's not including the mixes of
Follow this link to try and identify the Pit
Bull. The Biggest area for education
is Canine Aggression, there are many types
of canine aggression. The most important
fact is that Animal aggression and human
aggression are two COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
things! Just because an dog is animal
aggressive does NOT
mean that dog is or will be human aggressive!
critical and before passing local
ordinances, state laws our city and state
officials have a responsibility to become
educated on the subject matter and seek out
responsible opinions from experts.