Target: Mayor Louis Ratcliff, Baldwin, Berwick, Patterson, Franklin, Morgan City.,
Dear Mayor Louis Ratcliff,
Morgan City, Berwick, Patterson,
St.Mary Parish has forced Owners to abandon or have their dogs put down even if the dog is friendly and has never bitten. Due to the Ban on Pitbulls those whom have been unwilling to give their cherished companions are forced to move or be jailed.
This illogical law has caused the ire of your constituents, and rightly so as it contributes to animals suffering while doing nothing to prevent dog bites in the city.
Indeed, studies show that breed specific legislation is ineffective, and better results are obtained through combating animal abuse
and uncontrolled breeding. Forcing Owners to anbandon Their beloved pets will not solve any issues and will overpopulation in Shelters. Please reverse the absurd decision to outlaw pitbulls and implement efficient measures of fighting irresponsible pet ownership and animal abuse instead. Also please make all animal shelters in St. Mary Parish “NO KILL SHELTERS”