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Responsible Ownership

ADBA Guidelines for Responsible Dog Ownership

The ADBA believes that strong enforcement of leash laws, as well as clear guidelines of identifying and managing dangerous dogs, will promote responsible dog ownership and prevent tragedies from occurring. Simply placing restrictions on certain breeds will not improve public safety – it will only punish responsible dog owners. We strongly support sound, enforceable, non-discriminatory legislation to govern dog ownership, and we appreciate legislators’ desire to keep communities safe for both people and dogs. However, Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) will not address the root cause of  dangerous dogs – Irresponsible Ownership!

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New Jersey Committee to Consider Dog-Related Bills this Week: Seizure bill needs strong opposition!

By Responsible Ownership Tuesday, May 15, 2018 The New Jersey Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will consider several dog-related proposals when it meets this Thursday, May 17, 2018.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) encourages all concerned New Jersey residents contact the members of the Agriculture and…
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I know your TYPE

By Responsible Ownership
ADBA Heritage APBT Breed Type Type can mean different things to different people. From “She isn’t my TYPE” to that dog has TYPE. Try to explain it to people that do not understand breed differences, and they just don’t get it. Every breed has something…
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