In America, responsible people should be allowed to love and care for any breed of dog they choose.
Currently, local governments in Kentucky can infringe on the rights of pet owners by banning or restricting any breed of dog they choose — at any time.
We all want safe and humane communities, but targeting breeds is the wrong approach. What's needed is consistent and breed-neutral dangerous dog laws that focus on the behavior of individual dogs and the behavior of their owners.
Dangerous dogs and reckless owners should be held accountable, regardless of breed. The American Bar Association, the National Animal Control Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association all agree.
Working together, we can ensure that every loving pet — no matter the breed — receives a loving home.