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Yakima’s Pit Bull Ban is Still in Place, and Pit Bulls Still Live in the City

YAKIMA, Washington – Despite nearly two dozen people telling the Yakima City Council they believe a ban on pit bulls doesn’t make sense, the ban will stand — for now. However, the council voted unanimously Tuesday for city staff and the council’s Public Safety Committee to bring back, for the council’s April 17 meeting, a more comprehensive More...

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By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Prohibit Local Bans On Specific Dog Breeds

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – A Michigan lawmaker is trying to pass a law that would prohibit local bans on specific dog breeds. Animal advocates are really pushing for this bill. Local governments would still More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Bill Heads To Senate That Would End Dog Breed Discrimination

LANSING, Michigan – Senate Bill 741 sponsored by Sen. David Robertson, that would end dog breed discrimination, heads to the Senate floor. The bill prohibits a local unit of government (a county, city, More...

By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Woman Says Employer Won’t Allow Her Service Dog At Work

ROCHESTER, New York – A Rochester woman says her employer won’t let her bring her service dog to work because of the dog’s breed. Katrina Griffith works at the MAXIMUS call center at Rochester More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Huxley, Iowa – City Council Says No To Pit Bulls (BS!!!)

HUXLEY, Iowa – Brittney Swanson and her family are preparing to move out of Huxley, after the City Council voted to uphold its ban of Pitbull, ordering the Swanson’s to let go of their dog, Stella, by More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Libby, Montana Lifts Decades-Old “Pit Bull Ban”

LIBBY, Montana – Libby has lifted a long time “pit bull ban” after the City Council voted 5-to-1 against the breed specific law last week. Libby Police Chief Scott Kessel said the ban was put More...

By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Pit Bull Becomes Chitamacha K9 Officer, Defying Stereotypes

CHARENTON, Louisiana – In Louisiana, more than 30 cities and parishes have passed breed-specific legislation against dogs like pit bulls, including several in the Acadiana area, but more and more, pit bulls More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Patrick Stewart’s Foster Pit Bull Dog Finds A Forever Home Amid UK Pit Bull Ban

Patrick Stewart and his wife Sunny fell in LOVE with their foster dog, but weren’t allowed to keep her. So now they’re making it their mission to find homes for every dog like her. From Patrick Stewart Your More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Meanwhile In Montreal: City Suspends Pit Bull Ban

MONTREAL, Quebec – Projet Montréal announced Friday the ban on acquiring pit bull-type dogs and the requirements that people who already own such animals muzzle them and buy a special licence will be suspended More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, December 8th, 2017

‘Hero’ Puppy, Owner From Huntsville Apartment Fire Being Evicted Due To Breed

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – A 5-month-old pit bull named Queen Snow was hailed as a hero last week after alerting her owner about a fire at their apartment complex. Now both the puppy and her owner are looking More...