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LOUISIANA UPDATE: Westwego Ownership Limits, BSL Proposal Tabled!

(Tuesday, July 09, 2013)

The AKC Government Relations Department has learned that a proposed ordinance that would have incorporated harsher breed-specific restrictions and ownership and litter limits in the City of Westwego was withdrawn by its sponsor during the City Council’s Monday, July 8, meeting.

The AKC issued several legislative alerts on the Westwego issue, worked with local fanciers, and sent letters to the City Council in opposition to the proposal. The AKC congratulates all individuals and organizations who successfully worked to ensure that Westwego respected the rights of responsible dog owners.

For more information, contact AKC’s Government Relations Department at (919) 816-3720 or doglaw@akc.org.