Laws that Fail: Banning Breed Rather Than Behavior

Breed Specific laws are those that condemn dogs according to their breeds.  The problem with this method is that it punishes what is essentially the RACE of the dog rather than the BEHAVIOR of the dog. A web site that makes my point: HERE There are a lot of dog breeds that look quite similar but are in actuality very different from each other in ways that do not show.  Few people can identify the actual pit bull in the pictures.  All these breeds are muscular, short haired breeds. A good dog law targets problem behaviors and does not care … Continue reading