Category Archives: Historic Breed-Specific Ordinance

1900: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Butte, MT

Dogs Days at An End May 1, 1900 Daily Inter Mountain Butte, Montana Library of Congress Dogs Days at An End Canine Catcher Commences Business Butte To-Day Under the new dog ordinance, which goes into effect today, the dog catcher … Continue reading

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1907: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Gastonia, NC

Gaston June 28, 1907 Gastonia (Gaston County) North Carolina Yorkville Enquirer Library of Congress Gaston Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of a bulldog … Continue reading

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1906: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Danville, VA

Down on Bulldogs February 15, 1906 Daneville, Virginia The Times Dispatch Library of Congress Down on Bulldogs (Special to The Times-Dispatch) DANVILLE, VA., February 14 – Dogs was the chief topic of discussion at a lengthy meeting of Common Council … Continue reading

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1909: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Hopkinsville, KY

Many New Ordinances April 6, 1909 Hopkinsville, Kentucky Hopkinsville Kentuckian Library of Congress Many New Ordinances Most of them Ordering Concrete Pavements Laid on Various Streets COUNCIL’S MEETING The City Council held a busy session Friday night will all of … Continue reading

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1909: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Walkerville, MT

January 5, 1909 Walkerville, Montana Anaconda Standard – Page 7 Walkerville Town Has New Dog Law Additional Duties Are Given to the Town Marshal … Among other things it requires a license of $2 annually for every dog in the … Continue reading

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1892 Breed-Specific Pit Bulldog Ordinance – Asheville, NC

With the Alerman Asheville Daily Citizen November 12, 1892 Library of Congress With the Alderman Mr. Starnes promised to have an ordinance prepared by the next meeting, declaring bulldogs a nuisance and condemning them all to instant death, or something … Continue reading

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1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Charlotte, NC

In Police Circles August 2, 1904 Charlotte Observer In Police Circles Violated the Bull Dog Ordinance That bulldog ordinance is getting in its work on Mr. S. J. Biggers, the Seventh street groceryman, and Paul Biggers, his son, who are … Continue reading

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1908: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Tampa, FL

Bulldogs of Tampa Must Wear Masks Tampa Tribune June 28, 1908 Bulldogs of Tampa Must Wear Masks Chief of Police Woodward will issue instructions to members of the force to arrest every person who allows a bull dog to run … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, North Platte, NE

Ordinance No. 24 The North Platte Semi-Weekly Tribune November 12, 1912 Library of Congress Ordinance No. 24 An ordinance requiring all persons who own, harbor, keep or control bull dogs to muzzle said bull dogs while running at large within … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Chicago, IL

Interesting Local News Items The Day Book September 17, 1912 Library of Congress David Rosen, 911 S. Wood st., and David Alschuler, grocer, 1138 S. Morgan st., arrested for not muzzling their bull dogs. $25 and costs. The bulldog of … Continue reading

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1908: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Statesville, NC

After Vicious Dogs Charlotte Observer January 10, 1908 Statesville, NC After Vicious Dogs Statesville City Fathers Determined to Have Them All Muzzled Statesville, Jan 9 — There has been quite a stir in “bulldog circles” during the past few days. … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Maysville, KY

City Council… Daily Public Ledger August 6, 1912 Maysville, Kentucky Library of Congress Under suspension of the rules a “bull dog” ordinance was passed and adopted making it unlawful for such animals to run at larger unmuzzled under penalty of … Continue reading

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1907: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Gainesville FL

Three Ordinances Passed at Adjourned Session Wednesday Afternoon Gainesville Daily Sun October 26, 1907 Gainsville, Florida Library of Congress The ordinance providing that bulldogs running at large upon the streets must be muzzled, and providing a penalty for the failure … Continue reading

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1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Richmond VA

Would Muzzle All Bull Dogs The Times Dispatch December 1, 1904 Richmond, Virginia Library of Congress Would Muzzle All Bull Dogs Committee on Police Recommend Sweeping Ordinance to the Council The bull dog ordinance is as follows: 1. That no … Continue reading

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1905: Syracuse University Bans ‘Pit’ Bulldogs from Campus

Bulldogs Must Go Baltimore American May 18, 1905 Bulldogs Must Go Not to Be Tolerated in Fraternities at Syracuse University Syracuse, NY, May 17 — Chancellor James B. Days, of Syracuse University, today ordered the fraternities to get rid of … Continue reading

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