The Town of Mashpee, MA is urging the City Council adopt an anti-pet law, including a ban on pit bulls. The American Rottweiler Club is adamantly opposed to breed-specific legislation as ineffective and even dangerous in the prevention of dog bites.
Mayor Mullens of South Charleston, WV is urging the City Council adopt a anti-pet ordinan including a ban on pit bulls, Rottweilers and other dogs. The American Rottweiler Club is adamantly opposed to breed specific legislation as ineffective and even dangerous in the prevention of dog bites.
The breed-specific anti-pet ordinance was crafted by Mark. D. Clark and Susan Riggs, acting City Attorneys,of the law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle at the request of Mayor Mullens.
The American Rottweiler Club sent a formal letter of opposition to the Mayor and members of the Whitehall, Ohio City Council with regard to a proposed anti-pet ordinance which includes a “pit bull” ban.
Whitehall, Ohio looks at proposed ban on pit bulls, ‘vicious’ dogs. According to a local news report the city council is considering an anti-pet ordinance which bans pit bulls and other so-called vicious dogs. The American Rottweiler Club is adamantly opposed to breed specific legislation as ineffective and even dangerous in the prevention of dog bites.
The American Rottweiler Club Board and Membership are opposed to the proposed City of Portage breed specific legislation condemning Rottweilers, Pit Bulls, German Shepherd Dogs, Akitas, and Doberman Pinschers, as well as any breed of dog as vicious. The propensity of a violent disposition is a direct result of the training and socialization by the owner.
There are strategies that can be used in an effort to prevent dog bites which include enforcement of generic, non-breed-specific dangerous dog laws; prohibition of dog fighting; and school-based and adult education programs that teach pet selection, pet care, and responsible ownership.
December 2, 2008 Mr. Neal Williams Village of Rantoul Mayor 333 South Tanner Rantoul, IL 61866 Dear Village of Rantoul Mayor Williams, The American Rottweiler Club (ARC) is the American Kennel Club Parent Club of the Rottweiler in the United States with 1000 members, many of whom live in Illinois. As the Parent Club, ARC [...]
October 15, 2008 Melleny C. Pritchett Ward 1 The City of Smyrna City Hall 2800 King Street Smyrna, GA 30080 770-434-6600 Dear Councilor Pritchett, The American Rottweiler Club (ARC) is the American Kennel Club Parent Club of the Rottweiler in the United States. As such ARC promotes conformation, obedience, rally, agility, herding, carting, therapy, search [...]