Breed Specific Laws in Georgia

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City WebsiteView OrdinanceBreedsType of OrdinanceOrdinance Adopted
BlackshearSection: 10-3Bulldogs & Bull TerriersWhen the dog is not on your property is must be muzzled
ClarkstonDog Park RulesPit Bulls & RottweilersBan from city’s dog park
College ParkSection: 4-21Pitbull, American Pitbull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Rottweiler, Doberman, German Shepherd“Potentially dangerous dog”September, 1997
FitzgeraldSection: 5-176Pit BullsBansNovember 2011
HawkinsvilleSection: 4-22, 4-23,4-24Pit BullsMust register, carry liability insurance and proper enclosureSeptember 2013
LaFayetteSection: 5-43Chow, Rotweiler, or “Pit Bull Terrier.” “Pit Bull Terrier” means any Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier breed of dogDeclared ViciousSeptember 2008
LyonsSection: 10-1Pit BullsDeclared “Vicious”
MariettaSection: 10-4-200Pit bulls & RottweilersProhibited from dog parks or off-leash areasAugust 2009
RomeSection: 4-1Pit BullsDeclared “Vicious”
West PointSection: 4-76Pit bulls, Rottweilers, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, German shepherds and Wolf-dog hybridsDeclared “potentially vicious animal”August 2010

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 Finally, information on this site is not intended to be used as legal advice. If you are facing BSL in your city, please reach out to your respect legislator or attorney.