Video: Family Wins Fight to Keep Pit Bull Therapy Dog

We have been posted many times about the problems with breed-specific legislation, and here’s a story that really drives the point home. Four-year-old Aleeah Williams suffers from cystic fibrosis, and she has a beloved dog named Scrappy who helps her get through difficult treatments. He is not a trained therapy dog, but he clearly performs that function for Aleeah. But Scrappy is a Pit Bull, which Lakewood, Ohio, has declared a “dangerous breed.” Technically, the Williams family should have to get rid of Scrappy or move, but the family appealed to the local city council. In this case, humanity prevailed. . . .

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