New Dangerous Dogs Regulations in Denmark

Denmark recently passed a ban on 13 breeds of dangerous dogs: Pitbull Terrier, Tosa Inu, American Staffordshire, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, American Bulldog, Boerbel, Kangal, Central Asian Ovtcharka, Caucasian Ovtcharka, Southern Russian Ovtcharka, Tornjak and Sarplaninac.

Although each member of the EU has bans on certain types of dangerous dogs, this is one of the most specific and extensive lists issued to date. It appears that many countries are becoming aware of liabilities involved in the import of these breeds.

Pet owners of breeds that have been characterized as dangerous dogs need to be aware of these restrictions when they travel with their pet.


New Dangerous Dogs Regulations in Denmark — 6 Comments

  1. Victor – Ontario Province strictly bans Pit Bull breeds. They are the only province in Canada to do that.

  2. My fiance and I adopted a American Stafford Shire pit bull at the SPCA IN Niagara falls New York my fiance lives in Niagara Falls New York she has thirty days to get rid of the dog or get evicted how can I bring her to Canada Ontario

  3. Terrible story. Having worked with animal for the past 20yrs I can honestly form my educated opinion, it is the owners, not the dog! Disgusting that the authorities it seems did not take into consideration.

  4. when will people get it. its not the breed but the person at the end of the lead! The only dangerous animals are HUMANS!!!

  5. The thing is, the Danes DO get it. It is most certainly the breed — and with this arms race going, finding ever more dangerous breeds to import and sell, we have to put a stop to it. Long live breed specific legislation, when enforced it saves the lives of many children and even more normal dogs.

    All legitimate statistics show that these breeds are more dangerous than others. Gad, when will you aggressive breeds freaks stop lying, tell the truth, and say you want your weapon-dogs anyway?

  6. When are people going to get it . . . It is not the breed–it is the individual dog! Every time there is a situation with a breed like a pitbull, the media runs with it. There are dog bites and dangerous situations everyday with all different breeds, but it is not sensationalized in the media. There are statistics that show these dogs are no more dangerous than any other.

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