25 Breeds Now Being Banned in Denmark.

January 2013 – “Denmark has one of the most strict dog breed bans in the world. 12 breeds were already banned and 13 more are lined up, making a total of 25 breeds to be banned in the near future.”The discussion in Denmark went totally out of hand. While reports surfaced that despite the current ban, the number of dog bites have increased and the ban is therefore not working, politicians and media ignored the facts and called for more breeds to be banned. When vets are reluctant to euthanize healthy animals just because they are part of breed, politicians called upon people to practice “do-it-yourself” euthanasia. This message was corrected, yet it shows the sentiment that is present in the country and the horror dogs and dog owners in Denmark are living in.”

“The problem with dogs is not dogs. It is people. And laws that continue to focus on dogs and not on the owners are destined to fail because they are targeting the wrong end of the leash. This has been true throughout the world — and study after study proves it.”



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Fair Dog is an apolitical association without personal interests, working on behalf of all dogs and dog owners in Denmark to ensure they can live under fair and equal conditions.



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  8 comments for “25 Breeds Now Being Banned in Denmark.

  1. January 28, 2013 at 1:00 am

    wow — some people think laws are like waving a magic wand.

  2. January 28, 2013 at 1:14 am

    So sad to read this. I thought stupid legislation like that only happened here in America.

    • January 31, 2013 at 1:48 am

      I’m in Arizona and stupidity isn’t confined to locales. It manifests itself mostly with the lawyer/politician class who’d sell their kids into slavery for a vote to get another term in their “all you can steal” job.

  3. January 28, 2013 at 4:01 am

    That same stupid legislation is here in Australia, it is easier to pass a law that appeases the ignorant masses than to make the effort to affect actual change.

  4. January 28, 2013 at 9:58 am

    The quote says it all.

  5. January 28, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    I’m sad to read about this dogs. The problems are made by some humans and the dogs have to bear it….

  6. January 28, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    This is AWFUL!!! I signed the petition. Should I do anything else?

  7. January 29, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Entirely agree. No bad dogs, only bad owners.

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