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Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces

Dear Premier Napthine:

I am writing to you from Ontario, Canada, where we have had BSL for many years.

Let me assure you: *** it did not work***. All that happened was that other breeds moved up the list - the number of bites did not decrease. Families with children have been completely traumatized when their pets - good dogs who never caused a problem in their lives - were seized and destroyed. Other people had to do midnight runs to smuggle their dogs out of province before they were...

Dear Premier Napthine:

I am writing to you from Ontario, Canada, where we have had BSL for many years.

Let me assure you: *** it did not work***. All that happened was that other breeds moved up the list - the number of bites did not decrease. Families with children have been completely traumatized when their pets - good dogs who never caused a problem in their lives - were seized and destroyed. Other people had to do midnight runs to smuggle their dogs out of province before they were destroyed. There are dogs who are not being seen by vets because the owners are afraid they will be turned in as Pit Types even though we're talking breeds such as Bull Dog, Mastiff, Cane Corso, Boxer mixes, and Yellow Labs - all of which are extremely frequently ID'd as Pit Types.

Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

Frankly, I'm waiting for Ontario to ban the Jack Russell Terrier - responsible for *thousands* of bites each year just in the Greater Toronto Area alone! - and the Dachshund (1 in 5 is confirmed aggressive, especially toward small children).

Why did it not work? It didn't work because while the number of "Pit Type" dogs decreased, the number of irresponsible and abusive owners has not.

Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

BSL is expensive to maintain and very difficult to enforce - my bff has a purebred, registered Chocolate Lab. She has to carry his papers on her at all times - they are severely worn from her having to bring them out and present them so many times and even those won't be enough if someone takes it into their head that Googoo just looks too darned much like a Pit Bull type dog because, like yours, our BSL is based on visual identification alone.

Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

Tell me: do you have posters at the airports with illustrations and measurement charts explaining how to identify a terrorist by sight?

You've put the onus on the victims - put it back on the criminals: bad, abusive, and negligent owners.

Sincerely, (me)

Olimpia Marina
Olimpia Marina
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

This is so true

Joanne O'Shaughnessy
Joanne O'Shaughnessy
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

Totally agree with Csh Threenorns. Premier Napthine is a veterinarian apparently....he should know all of this....it's not the dog that is the problem, it's the owner....shame on him for taking the easiest way out by banning & killing the dog, instead of charging and jailing the owner

Steph Michele
Steph Michele
  • Thisis Bovinefeces

same shit different province. im writing from NS canada...BSL NEEDS TO END!!! i used to have a pit. one of the sweetest little guys to ever breathe. i was the only one on my street that didnt have a problem with his breed. i was forced to rehome him. that was 14 years ago now. but im so thankful i found him a great place to be. and i owe that to my mother. hopefully one day people take their heads outta their effin asses and realize its not the breed, its the people "raising" them.

Emilia Ashby
Emilia Ashby

Shame on you AUSTRALIA!!!! I for one would not visit your country, even though its natural beauty is indisputable, your soul is sicken when you kill animals based on Breed. It is ignorance, stupidity, and just plain evil! May the Lord give the owners of Koda and Beer peace in their hearts in the face of this atrocity. I am so so very sorry for your loved ones and for the pain you are enduring. So So SAD.

Maria Di Sensi Low
Maria Di Sensi Low
  • Emilia Ashby

I agree things who do this abuse to dogs,who are suppose to be man's best friend,you things,who don't deserve to be called people,if their is any justice out there,please hear my plea and let these things receive theirs,in their lifetime and show no mercy ! !

Maria Di Sensi Low
Maria Di Sensi Low
  • Emilia Ashby

You things are disgusting I hate you,your mothers,I'm sure would disown you,Shaming your own mothers,does that make you proud?

Toni Whittam
Toni Whittam

I watched the video of Bear and Koda and it broke my heart. I can't believe this is happening in Australia. I thought this sort of thing stopped with the Nazis. What's next our children???

Cindy Daugherty
Cindy Daugherty

Should we kill or ban all AUSTRALIANS????? NOT !!!! LEAVE the dos ALONE !!!!!

Audra Lacey-ehrlich
Audra Lacey-ehrlich

Amen for all who speak up for animals please dont stop share on face book twitter and yell from the roof tops this will not be tolerated

Donna Bammert
Donna Bammert

To kill an animal based on breed is shameful and it brings dishonor to a nation as a whole. Hang your head Australia!!

Maureen Man
Maureen Man

Don't punish the breed of the dog, it is the owners that you should put in place that they should be responsible for their dog. Next minute if your face, shape, colour, and yes religion, does not fit, I suppose you going to get rid or put down that person. Tell what human or living creature needs to look like to fit into society????

Dev Prasad
Dev Prasad

A man's dog stands by him in prosperity and in poverty, in health and in sickness. He will sleep on the ground, where the wintry winds blow and the snow drives fiercely, if only he may be at his master's side."He will kiss the hand that has no food to offer. He will lick the wounds and sores that come from the encounter with the roughness of the world. He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince. When all other friends desert, he remains. When riches take wings and...

A man's dog stands by him in prosperity and in poverty, in health and in sickness. He will sleep on the ground, where the wintry winds blow and the snow drives fiercely, if only he may be at his master's side."He will kiss the hand that has no food to offer. He will lick the wounds and sores that come from the encounter with the roughness of the world. He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince. When all other friends desert, he remains. When riches take wings and reputation falls to pieces, he is as constant in his love as the sun in its journey through the heavens. How the hell can they kill and eat man's best friend ? The one absolutely unselfish friend a man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous is his dog.

Elsie Brits
Elsie Brits

I REALLY WISH HUMANS MUST STOP WORRY ABOUT WHAT DOG IS BSL GET A LIVE RATHER WORRY ABOUT KIDS THAT ARE BEING ABUSE RAPE AND MURDERED HUMANS GIVE DOGS BAD NAMES THEY MUST GO AND WORK

Peggy Glover-Tuttle
Peggy Glover-Tuttle

I sent an email. BSL are insane. It is enforced by individuals that are trying to force us all into owning those little fofo dogs that anyone can kick to the curb. I have owned Pits, German Shepards, Dobermans and now have Rotties and all are the best dogs. Besides owning a Rottweiler I also have an American Bulldog and foster Rottweilers.

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