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Pit bulls could be muzzled in Huron

Heather Chapin-Fowler • Aug 13, 2010 at 10:59 AM

An increase in complaints about pit bulls is pushing Huron officials to consider new laws that would restrict the animals and their owners when they’re in public.

In the past few weeks, Huron police have responded to a few complaints about pit bulls running loose, said Laura Alkire, Huron’s assistant law director.

Police Chief John Majoy said he supports any new city ordinances that place restrictions on ownership of pit bulls.

“I think proactive is much, much better than reactive on this matter,” Majoy said.

Read all about the proposed restrictions — which include muzzling the animals and obtaining insurance to keep them — in Saturday's Register.

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