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The pit bulls will be sent to a special facility called Dogs Playing for Life in Florida.
The 64-year-old suffered wounds to her face, hands, and arms.
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The SPCA was seeking the suspension of several pit bull-related parts of the bylaw.
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If passed on September 26, the city's new bylaw will be implemented unfairly. Only owners of dogs that are or resemble pit bull-types must prove that they have no criminal record of violence in order to keep their pets, albeit under closely controlled conditions. Framing owners of such dogs as potential criminals in this way can help to constitute the very problem Montreal seeks to eliminate.
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Montreal's city council is expected to pass a bylaw later this month that will ban pit bulls and similar breeds by the end of the year.
The city plans to phase out the animals completely.
Many of the protesters called for tougher penalties for irresponsible owners and enforcement of existing regulations including leashing and licensing.
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He was freed under “strict conditions.”
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Dogs that already live in the city will be allowed to stay.
Politicians shouldn't wait. Because if they do, adults and children will keep being attacked in their homes and elsewhere. And the pit bull lobby, so desperate to keep the public on side, will fiddle as they bleed.
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These two are the cutest best friends we've ever seen.
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Who could be afraid of these pups?
The OSPCA has already killed three dogs for medical reasons.
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As Leanne has said "I am a bit of a rule follower." She registered Peanut because the blind dog shows characteristics of a pit bull, and this then subjected her to the bylaw requiring a muzzle in public. But this creates an obvious additional issue for Peanut as she uses her snout and whiskers to help her navigate.
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