Disappointing (yet hopeful) news out of White Pine, Tennessee.
We learned in March 2014 that the small town of White Pine, Tennessee was considering repealing their long-standing ordinance banning the ownership of "pit bulls" in the city limits.
Unaware of the ban enacted in 1988, and after...
TENNESSEE: Support HB 2120! Hold spectators of animal fights as accountable as those who stage the fights.
Animal fighting is illegal in all 50 states, but penalties for spectators vary widely from state to state. It only makes sense to prosecute spectators because they drive the demand for...
Ok so myself and a good friend of mine have started up an APBT club here in Tennessee. We held our first fun show on Oct. 5th, which was a HUGE success. We had over 65 dog entries (31 in the wp & 36 in the confo). Our second fun show will be held the first weeekend in November. It will be held...
Hello to everyone. My name is Sed & I just recently took in a stray pitbull! She is a sweetheart!!! I was trying to figure out her age & bloodline but that's almost impossible lol! Let me try to upload a photo of her!
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The second reading of the proposed pit bull ordinance is Monday, February 18, 2008. The first reading passed at January's council meeting, and if enough "yes" votes are received Monday night, the ordinance could be law in Rockwood. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. (EST) in the city...
[BSL-UPDATES] **ALERT** Tennessee Statewide
Tennessee Senate Bill 3827 which would make ownership of a "pit bull" in Tennessee a Class A Misdemeanor now has a companion House sponsor.
House Representative Janis Sontany filed HB3984 today. It has not yet been sent to a House Committee. Once...
Pit bulls banned in Dyer
By TONYA SMITH-KING
[email protected] un.com
DYER - If you don't already own a pit bull here, you can never get one. At least, as long as you live here.
The Dyer Mayor and Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance in late September banning the ownership of pit bulls and...
Ordinance prohibits pit bull ownership
The Somerville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that prohibits ownership of pit bull dogs within the city.
Board members took the action during their Sept. 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by...
This is from Jodi Preis from BSL Workshop - we need to act!!
I just got off the phone with Alderman Delk. I called to talk to him about his proposal and offer him alternative ordinances that hold owners accountable instead of singling out specific breeds of dogs.
Mr. Delk flat...
Tennessee town bans pit bull dog ownership
Associated Press - July 6, 2007 7:44 AM ET
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Pit bulls aren't welcome in the Tennessee town of South Pittsburg -- near the Alabama and Georgia borders.
City manager Tom Landers says the city has a dog problem generally and...
The new laws go into effect in Tennessee on July 1, 2007.
The 2007 General Assembly: Major Action
A new law was enacted to punish dog owners when dogs leave their property, including prison time and fines if dogs cause serious injury or death, and civil liability if a dog is off its property...
Washington County deputies shoot, kill dog during domestic violence call
Published 03/26/2007 By Timesnews.net staff report
Washington County deputies shot and killed a pit bull after its owner ordered it to attack them, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said Monday.
Officers went to 454 Oak Grove Road...
Senator Jackson Bites Back Against Vicious Dogs
posted January 31, 2007
Senator Doug Jackson (D-Dickson) unveiled a package of bills designed to take a bite out of the recent increase in attacks by vicious dogs.
"Dogs make great pets," Mr. Jackson said. "But when a dog attacks, it can be...
Soddy-Daisy Officer Sues After Pit Bull Bites Him
posted January 10, 2007
A Soddy-Daisy Police officer is seeking $250,000 in damages after he was bitten by a pit bulldog.
Jerry Workman filed the Circuit Court complaint against Edward and Sandy Lewis of 235 Housley Road, Soddy-Daisy.
Tennessee BSL Update
Responsible Pit Bull Owners of Tennessee
December 27, 2006
I wanted to update everyone with information I gathered today related to BSL in the following towns:
Bedford County, TN **ALERT**
Contact info for Shelbyville officials is below article.
For anyone needing help or pointers wiht letters to officials, please visit my website www.defendingdog.com. or the rott-n-chatter website. Please remember to keep all communications polite and respectful.
Proposed pit bull ban...