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Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in Washington
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Auburn Section: 6.01.010 Fighting breeds declared "potentially dangerous" including: Akita, American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Bull Terrier, Cane Corso, Dogo Argentino, Dogue de Bordeaux, Kuvasz, Pit Bull Terrier, Presa Canario, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Tosa Inu
Brewster Section: 6.10.040 Mandatory pit bull sterilization
Bridgeport Section: 6.10.020 Bans: pit bulls
Buckely Section: 9.30.090 Bans: pit bulls
Cathlamet Section: 6.10.020 Bans: pit bulls
Connell Section: 8.08.010 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "potentially dangerous"
Coulee Dam Section: 6.10.010 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
Enumclaw Section: 7.08 Bans: pit bulls
Everett Section: 6.08.010 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous" | 1987 legal notes
Everson Section: 6.08.020 Restricts: pit bulls
Grandview Section: 6.06.010 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Harrah News article Restricts: pit bulls
Kennewick Section: 8:02.320 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
Othello Section: 6.06.010 Bans: pit bulls
Pasco Section: 8.02.320 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
Quincy Section: 8.06.010 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
Rainier Section: 6.04.020 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
Rosalia Animal control Bans: pit bulls
Royal City Section: 6.04.020 Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
Seatac Section: 6.05.120 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Selah Section: 5.07.080 Bans: pit bulls
Sumas Section: 6.02.045 Bans: pit bulls
Tekoa Section: 8.08.056 Bans: pit bulls
Tieton Section: 6.08.130 Bans: pit bulls
Toppenish Section: 6.06 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Wapato Section: 6.06 Bans: pit bulls, rottweilers, mastiffs, and American bulldogs.
Yakima Section: 6-18 Bans: pit bulls