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  1. General Discussion
    I have to find out the exact date, but me, my good friend, and a few dogs from the camp will be there for the wp. Is anyone from the midwest going to attend? I wouldn't mind networking, putting faces and dogs to names.
  2. Pictures
    Lumberton NC NC Bully Fest. GR CH Big Poppa takes Best in Show and Best in Breed under Rolando Mata and Derrick Dennis. Shox in Amboy, Illinois at the Keeping it Bully Magazine Release Show Marcus Wilson of Team Blackwood with his boy CH Balboa. I call him Big Shox lol Shox in the...
  3. General Discussion
    A friend of mine got her dog fixed for $15 through a program Illinois has for low income families. If you are on public assistance for anything such as the link card, TANF, etc. you would qualify for this. You are allowed up to 2 animals per househols and the cost is $15 for each animal. This...
  4. BSL Discussion
    Oppose HB 1080 - Allows Cities to Ban ANY Breed of Dog | Change.org We need 1600 more sigs please help out if you can!
  5. BSL Discussion
    House Bill 1080 would remove the language prohibiting breed specific laws and allow municipalities to declare dogs dangerous based on breed. HB1080 will be heard by the Agriculture & Conservation Committee on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.. The hearing will take place in room 122B...
  6. BSL Discussion
    Legislation filed to allow bans on certain dogs By Julia Bruck (KFVS) - New efforts are underway that would allow all southern Illinois communities ban certain breeds of dogs. This comes as a young boy still recovers from a dog attack last summer. But not all appear in favor of the recent...
  7. BSL Discussion
    Illinois House Representative John Bradley has filed a bill that would remove the ban on classifying vicious dogs based on breed. HB1080 was referred to the House Rules Committee on February 3, 2011. At this time, there is no Senate companion bill. It is important for Illinois residents to...
  8. BSL Discussion
    HB 1080 has been introduced into the house, went through it's first reading, and now is setting in the Rules committee. This bill will remove the wording "Vicious dogs shall not be classified in a manner that is specific as to breed." which will open the state up to breed bans. Read the bill...
  9. Pictures
    The official amount was 22 inches in Chicago and everything was at a standstill. Some folks sat in traffic for 10 hours or more trying to get home. 61 mph winds gave me a 6 foot tall snowdrift in my driveway that took me all day to get thru. My dogs love snow but they freaked when they saw how...
  10. BSL Discussion
    Communities Discuss Banning Vicious Dogs WILLIAMSON CO. -- Communities take action after a vicious dog attack seriously injures a five-year-old. Winston Bankston, 5, of Bush, was attacked by two pit bull mixes Friday morning at Bush Village Park. Bankston's family says he remained in intensive...
  11. Events, Results & Photos
    Irondog this weekend in New Lennox Illinois. It has EVERY bully breed you can think of - APBT, ABD , shorties , oldies Bandogs etc for conformation on saturday. PP and ring sports sunday. It is so much fun !!! Anyone around the Illinois /Indianna/ Wisc area needs to go Check irondog.biz for info
  12. BSL Discussion
    The final vote on the proposed ordinance will be March 10. The last vote by city council will likely be a formality, unless someone changes their mind. Please continue to send persuasive, intelligent correspondence to council members, and please remember to thank the three council members who...
  13. Events, Results & Photos
    We were planning on going to Battle of Bulls - New Lennox Illinois on May 2nd or 3rd. Does anyone know if you can take your own dogs ? We would love to take 2 of our girls
  14. BSL Discussion
    Pit bulls can stay BY MARTIN ZABELL Times Correspondent | Thursday, January 31, 2008 | BURNHAM | The village has decided it will not seek to ban pit bulls from the community because similar attempts to ban the dogs have been ruled unlawful. "You can't be breed specific," Burnham Police Chief...
  15. BSL Discussion
    Senator would support local pit bull ban Berwyn, IL - A state senator said this week he would support a local ban on pit bulls in response to recent attacks by the dogs in Berwyn. Sen. Martin Sandoval, D-12th District, of Cicero, said while breed-specific legislation is unpopular in the...
  16. BSL Discussion
    Johnston City dog ordinance may not be legal BY CODELL RODRIGUEZ JOHNSTON CITY -- A Johnston City vicious dog ordinance that was passed at the Tuesday, Sept. 25, city council meeting violates state law, according to Ledy VanKavage, senior director of legal training and legislation for the...
  17. BSL Discussion
    Illinois state law prohibits breed specific legislation ~ Jodi Johnston City Clerk 100 W Broadway Blvd Johnston City, IL 62951 (618) 983-6651 Office of the Mayor 100 W Broadway Blvd Johnston City, IL 62951 (618) 983-6544 Johnston City vicious dog ordinance to take effect By Codell...
  18. BSL Discussion
    The village board voted 4-2 Tuesday night to ban the ownership of full-blooded pit bulls within the village limits. The details: Pit bulls: Melody Nelson told the board May 22 about a near encounter with a pit bull, which was allowed to run loose near her West Main Street home. She cited...
  19. BSL Discussion
    INSURANCE: Senate kills dog insurance bill Comment on this story MITZIE STELTE, [email protected] com, 217-525-8201 SPRINGFIELD -- Legislation that would ban Illinois insurance companies from canceling dog owners' policies or charging more based on the breed of the dog was killed in the Senate...
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