Breed Specific Laws in Indiana

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City WebsiteView OrdinanceBreedsType of OrdinanceOrdinance Adopted
Columbia CitySection: 90.01Pit Bullsdeclared “Dangerous”December 2018
East ChicagoOrdinance 3453Pit BullsMultiple Restrictions
FowlerSection: 91.07Pit BullsBansSeptember 2012
GarySection: 8-135Pit Bulls declared “potentially dangerous”Declared “Potentially dangerous” and special restrictions and liability insurance
GreendaleSection: 91.16Pit Bulls, Akitas, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, Bull Terriers, Presa Canarios, Rottweilers and Wolf-dogSpecial RestraintsFebruary 2012
KirklinSection: 90.029Pit Bulls, Rottweilers & Chow ChowsBanOctober 2013
Lake CountySection: 90.39Pit BullsRestrictionsOctober 2016
MerrillvilleSection: 5-4.1Pit BullsDeclared “Dangerous Animals”July 2002
MilanSection: 92.15, 92.16Pit BullsDeclared “Dangerous”2007
Town of ArgosSection: 90.001Pit BullsDeclared “Attack Dog,” and special requirements
Town of ScherervilleTown websitePit BullsBan from dog parks
WalkertonSection: 91.01Pit Bulls defined as an “attack dog,” special requirementsDeclared “Attack Dog” & Special Restrictions

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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.