'Pit Bull' breeds banned
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Ontario Canada's Attorney General Michael Bryant has introduced Bill 132 to ban all Pit Bulls and "pit bull type" dogs across the province. Although existing pit bulls with owners are grandfathered, all others (including cross breeds or even similar looking dogs) face certain death, or worse, a life and death of torture in a scientific facility. The entire text of Bill 132 can be found here:
Status of the Bill:
Bill 132 has passed second reading in the Legislative Assembly and has been referred to the Standing Committee On The Legislative Assembly. This committee held public hearings over a span of four days but judging from the Attorney General's recent comments (see link to newspaper article below) the committee hearings were just a formality. All veterinary associations, animal welfare organizations, animal experts etc. etc. are VEHEMENTLY OPPOSED to this bill but their presentations fell on deaf ears!
There is little time left before the Standing Committee makes recommendations to the entire Assembly. Time is short and we must act NOW!
(Globe and Mail article following hearings)
On behalf of Kerwood Wolf Education Centre and The Tiger Foundation I made the following presentation to the committee after having been invited to speak:
Kerwood Wolf Education Centre recently sent out the following press release, after the Attorney General made ridiclous public comments concerning evidence given at the committee hearings:
Additional information about the pit bull ban can be found here on Kerwood's website:
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