REVIEWED DECEMBER 2019

Texas breed-specific laws ::

Texas cities and counties with breed-specific laws. Learn more about breed-specific legislation in our BSL FAQ. Please report updates to this page here: .

Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in Texas
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Childress Section: 6-525 Pit bulls, chow chows and wolf-dog hybrids not available for adoption
Garland Directive Restricts: pit bulls and American bulldogs. "Specifically, this directive is intended to clarify the type of enclosures necessary to adequately maintain American Staffordshire Terriers, pit bull dogs, American Bull Dogs, or crossbreeds thereof within the enclosures."
Houston Section: 6-51, 6-52 Bans: wolf-dog hybrids
Magnolia Section: 10-47 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"