All 3 of the Mush Puppies could easily fall under the “pit bull type” based on their appearances. Thank god my city is too sane to require me to pay $450 in fees, muzzle them whenever they’re out of my yard, and keep them on a THREE foot leash – which would make mushing impossible. Come on, Montreal, get your shit together.
Yesterday the Montreal City Council voted almost 2 to 1 to adopt an extremely harsh animal by-law. One that punishes all dogs and owners, but most especially blocky headed pit bull terrier type dogs. Or ones that look like them. Or ones that might have any dna of one.
The by-law is incredibly restrictive, and in some cases cruel beyond belief. Most people are concentrating on what it does to pitties…but it effects every single dog owner in the city. Let’s take a look at some of the information I uncovered in my research:
The portion aimed at pit bull terrier like dogs encompasses these type of dogs:
- American Staffordshire Terriers
- Staffordshire Terriers
- American Pit Bull Terriers
- Any mixed breed dog which has any degree of these breeds in his make-up
- Any dog who presents with characteristics of these breeds, regardless of actual breed (if your dog has short hair, or a…
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