Lakewood, OH Pit Bull Owners Must Register Their Dogs By Dec

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Postby cheekymunkee » August 14th, 2008, 10:51 pm

Lakewood Pit Bull Owners Must Register Their Dogs With The City By December 6th

- City Hall, August 11, 2008 Close

Lakewood City Council recently passed legislation banning pit bulls and canary dogs in the City of Lakewood. Lakewood residents who currently own pit bulls/canary dogs are grandfathered into the law but must register their dogs with the Lakewood Animal Control Office. This registration must be completed by December 6, 2008.

To register a dog, owners must fill out a registration form and pay a $50 registration fee. Pit bull owners must also provide a current photograph of their dog, a copy of an insurance policy of not less than $100,000 and proof that their dog has been micro-chipped and spayed or neutered. Other terms, conditions and restrictions apply to the handling of dangerous animal in Lakewood. A full copy of the law is available on the City of Lakewood website at http://www.onelakewood.com.

Registration forms are available on the City of Lakewood website at http://www.onelakewood.com or can be obtained by calling the Lakewood Animal Shelter at (216) 529-5020. Lakewood dog owners who are unsure as to whether they need to register their dogs can contact the Lakewood Animal Shelter at (216) 529-5020 for assistance.


http://lakewoodobserver.com/news-releases/2008-08/290
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