Some Dogs Classified as "At Risk"
Provo, UT - Discussion of a Dangerous Dog ordinance began back in April in Provo. City officials may be getting closer to a solution. The Municipal Council is considering an ordinance that would classify some dogs as "at risk" or "dangerous" and require their owners to take steps to protect the public. The article does not say that the ordinance is breed-specific, but it certainly appears this way.
Like many U.S. cities, and the whole state of Ohio, Provo is considering a regulation that would label specific breeds as "potentially dangerous" or "dangerous" and require owners to muzzle the animals in public and provide photos for police files. Owners may also be required to carry at least $100,000 in liability insurance in case someone is attacked. The council is expected to discuss the proposal at tomorrow's meeting.
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