Armed with a grisly catalogue of attacks on people and pets, the Police Department has launched a campaign to persuade the City Council to impose strict new regulations on pit bull terriers.
Capt. Kenneth Paulhus has compiled more than three years’ worth of reports he says show an alarming trend: Pit bulls are responsible for more dog bites in the city than any other breed, often causing serious injuries that require costly medical or veterinary treatment.
The entire article published June 14, 2009 can be found here:http://www.woonsock etcall.com/ content/view/ 90556/1/
Please send your polite and respectful opposition to breed specific legislation to the Woonsocket officials listed below. Talking points and sample letters may be found at www.defendingdog.com.
WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND
|Member (E-Mail)||Address||Phone Number|
|Leo T. Fontaine
|56 Tara Lane||(401) 769-7289|
|William D. Schneck, Jr.
|211 Cherry Hill Ave||(401) 766-8621|
|Suzanne J. Vadenais
|68 Miles Avenue||(401) 769-1214|
|John F. Ward, CPA
|166 Getchell Avenue||(401) 766-8743|
|521 South Main Street||(401) 766-9887|
|37 Meadow Road||(401) 356-4940|
E-mail not available
|178 Greene Street||(401) 597-5790|
City council meeting minutes and agendas can be found at:
http://www.ci. woonsocket. ri.us/citycounci l.htm