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Kirksville, MO: BSL passes first reading

Posted on March 22, 2011 by stopbslcom| Leave a comment
Kirksville, MO city council approved the first reading of a breed-specific ordinance that places restrictions on "pit bulls." The ordinance was approved 4 to 1; it is highly likely to pass the second reading, which should take place during the April 4 council meeting.
Read the proposed ordinance here.
City council bites down on pit bulls

by Chris Curtis
Posted: 03.21.2011 at 9:29 PM

KIRKSVILLE,MO - The Kirksville City Council voted on Monday night to approve an ordinance that will add pit bulls to the city's dangerous and vicious animal list.[...]
The new ordinance will add pit bulls to a variety of animals that are classified as dangerous. Among the animals included on the list are tigers, bobcats, raccoons, bears, monkeys, and venomous snakes. The ordinance defines "Pit Bull Terrier" as the following breeds: Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier and any mixed breed of dog from these breeds.[...]
The ordinance will go into affect within 60 days of April 1.
Full article retrieved 3/22/11 from http://www.aberdeennews.com/news/aan...,5588744.story
 

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Kirksville, MO: BSL takes effect, April 1

Kirksville, MO: BSL takes effect, April 1

Posted on March 31, 2011 by stopbslcom| Leave a comment
Kirksville, MO passed BSL in March. The law takes effect April 1. The full ordinance may be viewed here: http://www.kirksvillecity.com/filest..._Ordinance.pdf
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Pit bull restrictions receive mixed reactions

By Rebecca Smith
Published: Thursday, March 31, 2011
Pit bull terriers now are classified as "restricted animals" within the city of Kirksville, but owners have concerns about whether it can be enforced effectively.
Beginning Friday a city ordinance will take effect and all pit bull owners will have to follow a new set of guidelines or obtain an American Kennel Club canine good citizen certification.
[...] Selby said a pit bull would be classified under the new ordinance as a dog that has any percentage of Staffordshire terrier, American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier or has the physical characteristics of one.
Owners can come to the police station and have a DNA test done for $60 to see if their dog has any trace of pit bull blood, Selby said. [...]
Full article retrieved 3/31/11 from http://www.trumanindex.com/pit-bull-...ions-1.2133622
 
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