Category Archives: Historic Breed-Specific Ordinance

1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Ordinance, Savannah, Georgia

CONSIDERATION FOR BULLDOG ORDINANCE May 28, 1904 The Savannah morning news CONSIDERATION FOR BULLDOG ORDINANCE. Mayor Myers Is Inclined to Favor Such a Law. “If the Chamber of Commerce will send us a communication on the subject, Council will give … Continue reading

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1917: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Tax, Lumberton, NC

Brief Items of Local News August 13, 1917 The Robesonian Brief Items of Local News At a recent meeting the town fathers changed the bulldog tax from $25 to $3. However, a fine of $25 will be imposed on the … Continue reading

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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 … 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, NC – Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of … 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 … 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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