This is tragic. Please help stop BSL.
Tuesday night, August 20th, the Watertown Common Council heard a breed discriminatory ordinance that imposes many restrictions pit bulls. The Council passed the first reading of the proposal.
Under the ordinance “pit bulls” would be declared high risk. This designation carries with it a long list of restrictions. Targeted dogs must be on a leash of 4 feet when not at home, no tethering unless a person 16 years or older is present, if the dog is not inside the home it must be confined to a kennel that has a secure top and bottom, or be buried to a depth of 2 feet, as well as complying with zoning regulations, in home restrictions, warning signs, spay/neuter, with no medical exemption, or exemption for registered show dogs, special registration and a $100,000 liability insurance policy and an owner of a high risk dog is not allowed to own any more…
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