Friday, August 26, 2011

Mashpee, MA Residents Urge Discriminatory Anti-Pet Law & Pitbull Ban

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.

American Rottweiler Club Formally Opposes Pit Bull Ban In Whitehall, Ohio

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, OH City Council Considers Ban On Pit Bulls As Vicious Dogs

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.

OH HB 124 – Anti-Pet Bill Criminalizes Dog Ownership & Hobby Breeders – Robert F. Hagan and W. Carl Weddington

June 25, 2009 by admin23  
Filed under Anti-Pet Laws, State Bills

Ohio anti-pet bill Ohio HB 124, sponsored by Robert F.Hagan and W. Carl Weddington, is one on the largest attacks against responsbile dog owners and breeders in the country.

OH HB 124 faciliates warrantless searches and seizures, creates a politically-appointed PRIVATE enforcement “authority” answerable to no one, a “slush fund”of revenue and contains numerous other violations of civil rights.

California SB 250 – Criminalizes Pet Owners UNLESS New Tax Is Paid

June 12, 2009 by admin23  
Filed under Anti-Pet Laws, State Bills

CA SB 250 is radical anti-pet legislation sponsored by State Senator Dean Florez. ARC Bill Summary: AMENDED IN SENATE MAY 28, 2009 AMENDED IN SENATE MAY 5, 2009 AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 21, 2009 AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 2, 2009 SENATE BILL No. 250 Introduced by Senator Florez February 24, 2009 An act to add [...]

Portage Indiana Breed Specific Legislation – Brendan Clancy, City Council

May 21, 2009 by admin23  
Filed under Official ARC Response

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.

Rantoul, Illinois – Breed Specific Dog Ordinance – Letter To Mayor Neal Williams

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 [...]

American Rottweiler Club Formal Response To MD SB 318

Dear Senator Gladden and Respected Members of the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee:

The American Rottweiler Club, Inc. (ARC), the parent club of the American Kennel Club (AKC) for the Rottweiler breed in the United States, representing thousands of dog owners, is writing to express our grave concern over Maryland SB 318, A Bill That Criminalizes The Ownership and Limits The Possession of Breeding Dogs.

Since its inception, the American Rottweiler Club has been deeply engaged in advancing animal welfare and the humane care and treatment of dogs.