Topic

pitbulls

2 petitions

Update posted 1 year ago

Petition to derek corrigan, Justin Trudeau, Malcolm Brodie, Micheal smith

Let Pitbulls Have Freedom (BSL)

I've created this petition to help a very special dog breed, Pitbulls (and similar). I want to help them have freedom in life.  If you put this into reality it's like saying " black lives dont matter" well thats what people are doing to Pitbulls because some of them are dangerous. Many people know this breed as being; vicious, dangerous, agressive, harmful and mean. That was the past but thankfully they have changed over the years and with at least some more reasonable breeders. In fact, many dogs are actually very loving, protective, sweet, loyal, intelligent and joyful dogs to be around. All the Pitbulls I've met just come up to greet me and start licking me! And it's the very first time I've ever met them. I have even read stories of Pitbulls who have sacerficed  their life for their owners life! Still, this breed gets abused, neglected, used in illegal dog fighting or used for puppy mills. Because of their misunderstood reputation they now have to wear a muzzle everytime they step off their own property just to go for a walk (currently in Burnaby). Also making the owners have to worry each time they go in public, and having to pay for extra supplies and pay over double the regular licence fee.  This is one of my favourtie dog breeds, along with Rottweilers, Dobermans and German Shepherds, and I think It's cruel to make them wear a muzzle. Many Pitbulls are rescued and they are usually shy or fearful already. Now they have to cope wearing an unnatural muzzle as well? What if they are deaf ,blind or injured? When a dog is muzzled it affects them from using their nose and whiskers to help them sense to get around. If another dog did attack them, they wouldn't be able to fight back due to the muzzle. It breaks my heart that people don't see this breed from this point of view and that this breed can't trust us as people because of what some people have put them through.  I hope that citizens of Burnaby and the Lower Mainland will sign this petition to help this misunderstood breed not have to wear muzzles and help owners live a more worry free life! As a young Canadian citizen I am taking a stand for what I think is right,   Thank you for your support!  

HIDE rescue and education
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