BSL

People petting a friendly, adoptable pit bull dog
With their capacity for love and loyalty, most pits and pit mixes are good candidates for adoption....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
This man and his pitbull dog live in a state that doesn't have BSL.
Following is a list of states that prohibit breed-specific legislation, including the provision wording. Note: These aren’t necessarily bans against all forms of BSL....Read More