A measure that Maryland lawmakers hoped would address liability concerns relating to a court ruling on dog bites by pit bulls has died in the recent special session on gambling.
A change is in the making for all Maryland dog owners. The state Senate has given preliminary approval of a new dog bite law.
The Maryland Senate has passed a version of the bill declaring pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed. The new mandate makes all dog owners liable for attacks.
Adding a new casino will be the focus of a special session later this week in Annapolis but another issue could impact all Maryland dog owners.
Animal advocates in Maryland may soon get another chance to fight a ruling that recently labeled pit bulls and pit mixes inherently dangerous.
A key development in Maryland’s controversial pit bull ruling that would allow landlords to evict people who own that breed: the Attorney General’s Office says while the ruling is being appealed, landlords don’t have that right.
Dog lovers looking for a quick resolution to the court ruling that labels pit bulls inherently dangerous may have to wait longer than they hoped.
A toy poodle is killed by a pit bull in an Owings Mills townhouse community. The little dog’s owners are devastated. The attack refuels controversy over the pit bull breed and what some call a pattern of violence.
The decision to label pit bulls dangerous in Maryland has many dog owners upset. Now, lawmakers are looking into the controversial ruling.
Maryland lawmakers have been appointed to a task force to study the impact of a court ruling by the state’s highest court on pit bulls.
The fight over the danger of pit bulls is raging on. A recent court ruling singles out the breed as more dangerous than other dogs. That’s causing problems for pit bull owners all over the state.
A victory for a group of pit bulls rescued from a Baltimore County dogfighting operation. After two years being held as police evidence, most of the dogs known as “the pit six” are ready for adoption.