More BSL in action. If you don’t think this can happen in your community…think again.
As the result of a dog attack earlier this week, officials in Waterloo, Iowa are reaching out for policies, regulations and ordinances that restrict or ban the ownership of “pit bull breeds.” The city has recently taken over animal control duties, and is using the recent isolated event to update the city’s code with breed specific provisions.
A work session with the mayor and city council has been set up for this Tuesday, September 3, and ideas and suggestions will be presented for the council’s consideration.
No formal action has been proposed at this time, however, it is extremely important that Waterloo residents reach out to their city officials NOW, before a breed specific ordinance is put on the table. Encourage the mayor and council to use the opportunity to craft an ordinance that holds irresponsible dog owners to a higher accountability regardless of the breed of dog they own. Encourage them to take…
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