Hard Work Paid Off
Lakewood, OH - Lakewood City Council has passed an ordinance banning new pit bulls and canary dogs. Under the ordinance, pit bulls already owned by Lakewood residents can stay, but only if those dogs are registered and kept in compliance with existing vicious dog laws. DogsBite.org has tracked the twists and turns of Lakewood's process in passing this ban. Below are the stories:
07/18/08: Letter: Former Lakewood Prosecutor Supports Ban
07/16/08: Noncompliant Pit Bull Owners Cited After Lakewood Hearing
06/13/08: Standing Firm on Pit Bull Ban: Councilman Powers Responds...
06/13/08: Lakewood Debates Pit Bull Ban, Opponents Shed No New Light
06/01/08: Pit Bull Ban FAQ by Councilman Brian Powers
05/22/08: Ohio Cities Cracking Down on Pit Bulls (Big Time)