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Timmins chooses to NOT BAN DOGS!!

lezzpezz
November 13th, 2004, 03:36 PM
Well, a positive story about the proposed PB bans!! Timmins ONT. council has decided AGAINST any breed ban and a councillor even says: "We're realizing that dogs can bite people if the circumstances are correct and we can't punish dogs for that". My heart just leapt!! Someone finally has some common sense! Do read the news article attached. It is a good step that other cities may follow! Yippee!

http://www.timminspress.com/webapp/sitepages/content.asp?contentID=86367&catname=Local+News

Mom_Of_Two_Dogs
November 14th, 2004, 01:28 PM
Excellent decision :thumbs up I hope the other municipalites follow suit.

chico2
November 14th, 2004, 03:48 PM
That is great news,someone is seeing the light :thumbs up
The only problem is,is Bryant not proposing a province-wide ban? :(

Schwinn
November 15th, 2004, 07:49 AM
That is great news,someone is seeing the light :thumbs up
The only problem is,is Bryant not proposing a province-wide ban? :(

At this point in time, any victory, no matter how small, is a victory none the less. It will be difficult to stop the ban, but the more places that decide against it means the better chance the public has of becoming educated about the breed, and will turn against the Liberals for this travesty. And since this is really a public relations move, it bodes well for the cause.

lezzpezz
November 15th, 2004, 07:51 AM
At the end of the newspaper article, it does state that if Mr. B does indeed go thru with his Ontario ban, Timmins will have no choice but to comply as well. At least they are trying to be sensible, fair and reasonable! Perhaps it will help other municipalities.