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American Bar Association (ABA) urges repeal of all breed-specific laws

marko
August 8th, 2012, 11:57 AM
http://www.nationalcanineresearchcouncil.com/blog/american-bar-association-aba-urges-repeal-of-all-breed-specific-laws/

hazelrunpack
August 8th, 2012, 12:45 PM
Wow, that's awesome!

Resolution 100 endorses “breed-neutral dangerous dog/reckless owner laws that ensure due process protections for owners, encourage responsible pet ownership and focus on the behavior of both individual dog owner and dogs[.]“[iv]

Hear hear!!

Rgeurts
August 8th, 2012, 02:19 PM
That's awesome!!! Hopefully Canada will follow suit as well. Thanks Marko :)

Sylvie
August 10th, 2012, 10:41 AM
Great news, it is a start. :thumbs up

Thanks for sharing Marko.

hazelrunpack
August 10th, 2012, 11:26 AM
'Course, just cuz the ABA endorsed the new policy doesn't mean any municipality will follow up on it. :( But at least it's out there now for municipalities that might be thinking of strengthening their problem animal legislation--and corporate counsels will have it there in front of them when the boards come asking for advice on the legalities.