Pit Bull Terriers : Preventing Breed Restrictions

two pit bull terrier-type dogs standing next to each other smiling
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 pit bull and orange tabby cat sitting next to each other
Whether you already know and love a pit bull terrier or haven’t had the pleasure of meeting one yet, understanding ...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
Group of pit bull terrier-type dogs sitting in front of a lake
According to a survey commissioned by Best Friends Animal Society, 84% of Americans believe people should be allowed to have any breed of dog they choose....Read More
white-and-brown pit bull terrier-type dog lying and being petted by two people
Creating safe, humane communities is a priority for all of us. And efforts to protect community members from dangerous dogs are a key component of any public safety plan....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
Pit bulls like this brown dog, who is lovingly looking at his person, are frequently the target of dog breed bans, or breed-specific legislation.
To keep people safe from dog bite-related incidents, the best and most effective laws focus not on breed, but o...Read More
pit bull terrier-type dog sitting in front of a man outside
The following is a list of states that prohibit dog breed-specific legislation (BSL), including the provisi...Read More