Great news in Canada: Last week, the city council of Prince George, British Columbia voted to replace Breed Specific Legislation with "best practices from across North America" - a clear endorsement of more effective breed-neutral regulations. In effect since 2005, public support for BSL in Prince George has significantly declined from 64% in 2003 to 20% today. Not only has public support for BSL in Prince George completely eroded, but the city described BSL as "challenging" and that it now favors stronger breed-neutral regulations that focus on responsible ownership and addressing aggressive dogs - based on behavior instead of breed. Prince George is yet another city that has rejected BSL and upgraded their animal control regulations with more effective, more equitable, and non-discriminatory breed-neutral regulations.
It's much easier to identify the dogs that have aggressive issues and manage those than try to deal with ... a specific breed
In Prince George, BSL lost twice:
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