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Pits in the news and info on Breed Specific Legislation.

Postby Maryellen » March 1st, 2006, 6:21 pm

The News Sun Wed, 22 Feb 2006 10:07 AM PST
*NORTH CHICAGO /- The toughest pit bull law in Lake County was
approved
Monday by the City Council. Under the new law, all pit bulls on the
streets, in addition to being required to be held on a short,
4-foot-long leash, must wear muzzles or "a muzzling device."/*

http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/news ... tbulls.htm>http://
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/news ... tbulls.htm

*1.* Warning signs must be posted on properties where pit bulls are
confined.
*2.* Pit bull owners will have to supply the city with photographs of
their
dogs.
*3. *Owners also will be required to supply their own names,
addresses,
names of persons "responsible for care and confinement" of the dogs
and
"method...used to secure or restrain the animals."
*4.* Births of pit bull puppies must be reported, along with dog
deaths and
departures from the city and new addresses of owners in the city.
*5.* Owners are also being required to prove they have dog liability
insurance covering at least $100,000 per person.
*6.* Rules of confinement are spelled out in the ordinance. The law
says
pit bulls can't be kept in yards unless the yards have city-approved
fences at least six feet high.
*7*.Pit bull owners will be required to pay $500 annual license fees
for
one dog and $1,000 for two. Owning more than two will be illegal
without
special permission from the city animal control warden
*8.*Under the new law, all pit bulls on the streets, in addition to
being
required to be held on a short, 4-foot-long leash, must wear muzzles
or
"a muzzling device."

Pit bulls are defined in the ordinance as "bull terrier" breeds
including
Staffordshire bull terriers, American pit bull terriers, American
Staffordshire terriers, mixed-breeds "known as pit pulls" and "any
dog
which has the appearance and characteristics" of pit bull terriers.


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Postby Jesseca » March 1st, 2006, 6:25 pm

Oh no. :(
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Postby Marinepits » March 1st, 2006, 6:32 pm

Whoa. :shock:
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Postby Jenn » March 1st, 2006, 6:40 pm

:(
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Postby cheekymunkee » March 1st, 2006, 6:43 pm

Whoa is right :o
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Postby Fear_the_Sheeple » March 1st, 2006, 10:40 pm

That sucks. :(
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Postby PITS4LIFE » March 8th, 2006, 5:41 pm

Don't that just make you want to beat the %&*^ out of the person who started all of this and the stupid know it all politicans that follow.
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