Thanks to Mary Coker for this information
Peoria considers all Pit Bulls to be dangerous dogs. These dogs do not get a second chance at life once they pass through the shelter doors. Any pit bulls turned in or caught will be euthanized.
What you can do to help
Write to your state/local legislators and encourage them to adopt a non-breed specific dangerous dog law. Use the links below to help.
Find your Congressman's or a newsmedia E-Mail address HERE
Here are some examples of letters and a copy of an excellent NON-breed-specific Dangerous Dog law that you can e-mail/snail-mail/fax/read to legislators