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Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in Wisconsin
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Abbotsford Section: 7-1-10, 7-1-11 Restricts: pit bulls, rottweilers, presa canarios, Rhodesian ridgebacks, mastiffs (all types), tosa inus, dogo argentinos, and fila brasileiros; bans wolf hybrids
Antigo Section: 18-41 Bans: pit bulls
Augusta Section: 11.05 Restricts: pit bulls, rottweilers and wolf-hybrids
Bloomer Meeting notes Restricts: pit bulls
Chetek Section: 18-61 Restricts: pit bulls and rottweilers
Cuba Section: 8.10 Bans: pit bulls
Cudahy Section: 4-8, 4-36 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Dodgeville Section: 12.11 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Fox Lake Section: 197-9 Bans: pit bulls
Greenwood Section: 7-1-9 Bans: pit bulls
Lancaster Section: 154-13 Bans: pit bulls
Mayville Section: 150-20 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Milwaukee Section: 78-22 Restricts: pit bulls and rottweilers
Montello Section: 117-17 Bans: pit bulls
Neillsville Section: 7-1-5 Bans: pit bulls
New Lisbon Section: 211-9 Bans: pit bulls
Oconomowoc Section: 12.03 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Ripon Section: 1.10.030 Bans: pit bulls
St. Croix Falls Section: 12.10 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
St. Francis Section: 180-5 Bans: pit bulls
Shullsburg Section: 9.08 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Strum Section: 6-125 Pit bulls and doberman pinschers declared "dangerous breed"
Town of Ashippun Section: 12.07 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Town of Goodman Section: 124-10, 124-11 Bans: pit bulls
Town of Hammond Ordinance 2016-02 Restricts: pit bulls
Town of Leroy Section: 99-01 Bans: pit bulls
Town of Morrison Ordinance 07-04 Pit bulls and wolf hybrids declared "vicious"
Town of Niagra Ordinance 5 (2010) Bans: pit bulls
Town of Somerset Section: 8-3, 8-65 Pit bulls and wolf hybrids declared "dangerous"
Town of St. Joseph Section: 64-4 Restricts: pit bulls and wolf hybrids
Village of Argyle Section: 164-9 Restricts: Pit bulls, presa canarios, rottweilers, Rhodesian ridgebacks and mastiff breeds
Village of Arpin News article Bans: pit bulls
Village of Baldwin Section: 205-9 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Benton Section: 115-6 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Village of Biron Section: 12.09 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Village of Bonduel Section: 6-64 Pit bulls and wolf hybrids declared "vicious"
Village of Brandon Section: 187-9 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Brownsville Section: 6.08 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Clyman Meeting notes Restricts: pit bulls
Village of Dane Section: 197-6 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Dresser Section: 12.09 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Village of Fall Creek News article Restricts: pit bulls
Village of Fall River Section: 7-1-9 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Gilman Section: 95.16 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Hazel Green Section: 12.075 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Hewitt Section: 18.01.05 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Neshkoro Section: 173-6 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Village of Plum City News article Restricts: pit bulls
Village of Pulaski Section: 30.04 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Somerset Section: 7-1-9 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Stratford Section: 194-6 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Westfield Section: 195-3 Bans: pit bulls
Village of White Lake Section: 4-1 Restricts: pit bulls and wolf hybrids
Village of Wittenberg Section: 12.09 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Village of Woodville Section: 212-9 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Wrightstown Section: 75-11 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Washburn Section: 7-1-6 Bans: pit bulls and presa canarios
Washington County Section: 14.14 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Weyauwega Section: 190-9 Bans: pit bulls
Wittenberg Section: 12.09 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Windsor Section: 8-202 Pit bulls declared "dangerous breed"
Yorkville Section: 6-175 Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids

Ordinances last verified August 1, 2017