BSL ALERT: Terrell County, Georgia

At the request of a resident whose livestock was allegedly attacked by “pit bulls,” the Terrell County Commissioners are considering a county-wide ban on pit bulls. The board will vote on a final ordinance at the next County Commission meeting on Wednesday, February, 1, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

I was unable to find contact information for any specific member of the Terrell County government. As such, please send your polite, respectful and informative letters in opposition to breed specific information to the mailing address and/or fax number listed below for the County Commissioners and administration. Please also send your viable suggestions and alternatives for their consideration.

Terrell County Commissioners
235 E Lee St
Dawson, GA
(229) 995-6453

Terrell County Government Building
P.O. Box 525
Dawson , GA 31742-0525
Phone: (912) 995-4476
FAX: (912) 995-4320

Terrell County Commissioners consider ban on pit bulls

Posted: Jan 04, 2012 10:35 AM CST Updated: Jan 04, 2012 11:09 AM CST
By Ryan Houston – bio | email

Terrell County, GA –

The Terrell County Commissioners is considering a countywide ban on Pit Bulls.

Lawana Friddell presented her case at this morning’s meeting, explaining why they should regulate the breed.

The Fridells provided information and stats as to why pit bulls can be dangerous. Back in December, the Friddell family lost over 30 sheep after two Pit Bulls attacked them.

“I never knew that these dogs could be so vicious. I’m sure they’re people that own these dogs that are wonderful pets. I also want to caution them be very careful,” said Farm owner Lawana Friddell.

“I think their marching orders are very specific. They want me to come back to the next meeting with a proposed ordinance,” said County Attorney Ed Collier.

The board will vote on a final ordinance at the next County Commission meeting. The next meeting will take place Wednesday February, 1 at 8:30am.


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