Pit Bull Terriers : Preventing Breed Restrictions

States with Legislation that Restricts Dogs Seized in Dogfighting Cases
Legislation in seven states currently restricts dogs seized in dogfighting cases, stigmatizing them as damaged and unadoptable and denying them an opportunity to prove otherwise....Read More
Brown pitbull and orange tabby cat
Knowing fact from fiction saves lives....Read More
Persistence is required to find a pet-friendly landlord who will accept a friendly pitbull like this sweet, smiling guy
The majority of Americans view their pets as members of their family and, as a result, Best Friends Animal Society receives hundreds of inquiries about pet-friendly housing...Read More
Person hugging a happy brown pit bull terrier
In 2016, when Best Friends announced the goal to lead the country to no-kill by 2025, one of th...Read More
All pitbulls, even this well-behaved pitbull and his person, can be unfairly targeted by dog breed discrimination.
  This action kit outlines instructions on how to take action to help prevent breed-specific legislation in your city, town or community ...Read More
Pit Bull Terrier mix
Breed-specific laws fail to protect public safety, lead to costly litigation and may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)....Read More
Group of pit-bull-terrier-type dogs on a lake
According to a survey commissioned by Best Friends Animal Society, 84 percent of Americans believe citizens should be allowed to have any breed of dog they choose....Read More
Pit bulls like this brown dog, who is lovingly looking at his person, are frequently the target of breed bans.
To keep people safe from dog-bite-related incidents, the best and most effective laws focus not on breed, but on behavior — both the pet owner’s behavior and the dog’s beha...Read More
Breed restrictions against dogs like this friendly brown pitbull do not make communities safer.
We all want safe and humane communities for people and pets alike....Read More
Friendly gray and white pit bull dog smiling
We all want safe and humane communities. Scientific studies have proven that pit bull terriers are just as safe and gentle as any other dog....Read More