Please spread the word and help Charlene in her bid to save Pit Bulls.
Officials in the city of Bloomer, Wisconsin have received a request from a resident asking them to revise Ordinance 7-1-9 which targets “pit bulls.” The city’s current ordinance prohibits pit bulls in the city unless owners meet certain requirements, including that the dogs are adopted through the humane society.
Resident Charlene Ferraro added a pit bull puppy to her family earlier this year, but the puppy was not adopted through a humane society. Ms. Ferraro reported they got the dog when she was 9 weeks old. They obtained a $300,000 liability insurance policy, the puppy is up to date on her shots, and she started basic training classes on Sept. 4, 2013. Ms. Ferraro’s goal is to eventually use her dog as a therapy dog.
At the September 11, 2013 city council meeting, Aldermen Meinen and Koehler questioned why the ordinance targeted pits bulls as opposed to dangerous dogs in general. They also discussed exemptions the council granted to two other residents in 2011…
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