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

June 28, 1907
Gastonia (Gaston County) North Carolina
Yorkville Enquirer
Library of Congress

Gaston, NC – Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of a bulldog who gives the animal the freedom of the streets without having first properly muzzled him — the dog. – Yorkville Enquirer

early breed-specific ordinance

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