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Montreal fumbles the ball with breed-specific dog ban

Under Montreal's new law, those who already have pit bulls or pit bull mixes would have to get a special license pending criminal background checks, and would be required to muzzle their dogs in public and keep them on a four-foot leash at all times. Photo by Ariana Huemer/The HSUS Montreal is bucking a North American trend by enacting an ordinance that bans “pit bull” and “pit bull type” dogs within city limits, setting the stage for the possible euthanasia of hundreds of dogs who’ve done nothing wrong and are targeted solely because of how they look.
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