2/23/2006

Lafayette

Lafayette, Colorado is disguising BSL as Animals of Concern.
26 specific breeds are listed.
And one residence may only have ONE dog of the "breed of concern"
Animals of Concern: means animals that based on factual studies, data, or identification by a recognized institute
for breed behavior as having a propensity to be aggressive
(6 traits) toward humans and domesticated animals;
These animals have a higher risk of attack resulting in serious bodily injury and or death.
They are identified as: “Pit Bull” for purposes of this chapter,
is defined as any dog that is an American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, or any dog displaying the majority of physical traits of any one (1)
or more of the above breeds, or any dog exhibiting those distinguishing characteristics
which substantially conform to the standards established by the American Kennel Club
or United Kennel Club for any of the above breeds.
Other Animals of Concern include;
American Bulldog (Old Country Bulldog),
Dogo Argentino,
Canary Dog (Canary Island Dog, Presa Canario,
Perro de Presa Canario),
Presa Mallorquin (Perro de Presa Mallorquin, Ca de Bou),
Tosa Inu (Tosa Fighting Dog, Japanese Fighting Dog, Japanese Mastiff),
Cane Corso (Cane di Macellaio, Sicilian Branchiero),
Fila Brasileiro,
Boerboel,
Rottweiler,
German Shepherd,
Chow Chow,
Wolf Hybrid,
Siberian Husky,
Alaskan Malamute,
Doberman Pinscher,
St. Bernard,
Great Dane
or any dog
displaying the majority of physical traits of any one (1) or more of the above breeds,
or any dog exhibiting those distinguishing characteristics
which substantially conform to the standards established by the American Kennel Club
or United Kennel Club for any of the above breeds.

See report:
http://www.cityoflafayette.com/files/itemii022106.pdf

Mayor Chris Berry chris.berry@cityoflafayette.com,
david.strungis@cityoflafayette.com,
kerry.bensman@cityoflafayette.com,
frank.phillips@cityoflafayette.com,
chris.cameron@cityoflafayette.com,
carolyn.cutler@cityoflafayette.com,
jay.ruggeri@cityoflafayette.com,