RDOWS WORKING FOR YOU (2006-2007)

October 13, 2007

1/20/2006 Letter, and info packet to Congress concerning NAIS

1/20/2006 Letter, and info packet to Fresno, CA City Council concerning proposed changes in their dog laws

1/23/2006 Letter, and info packet to Louisville, KY Metro Council concerning their proposed breed specific ordinance, cc’d to Courier-Journal

1/29/2006 Letter, and info packet to the Oklahoma Legislature Concerning Rep. Paul wesselhoft’s proposed state level BSL

1/29/2006 Letter to Daily Progress Newspaper concerning BSL

2/10/2006 Letter, and info packet to Federal Way, WA concerning proposed BSL

3/22/2006 Letter, and info packet to Lisbon Village, Ohio concerning proposed BSL

3/23/2006 Letter,  and info packet to Leavenworth, Kansas concerning proposed BSL

3/23/2006 Letter, and info packet to Bedford County, TN. concerning proposed BSL

3/23/2006 Letter, and info packet to Elgin, IL. concerning proposed BSL

3/25/2006 Letter, and info packet to Trenton, NC concerning proposed BSL

3/28/2006 Letter and info packet to Benton, IL. concerning proposed BSL

3/28/2006 Letter and info packet to Trenton, MO concerning proposed BSL

5/1/2006 Letter and info packet to Anderson, IN. concerning proposed BSL

5/3/2006 Letter and info packet to Pine Bluff, AR concerning proposed BSL

5/4/2006 Letter to Pine Bluff Commercial newspaper concerning Pine Bluff’s proposed BSL

5/12/2006 Letter to Natchez Democrat Concerning Natchez, MS proposed BSL

5/16/2006 Letter, and info packet to Whiting, IN concerning proposed BSL

5/17/2006 Letter, and info packet to Richland, MS concerning proposed BSL

5/17/2006 Letter to Star-Herald concerning Natchez MS. proposed BSL

5/19/2006 Letter to News 36 WTVQ concerning Natchez, MS proposed BSL

5/19/2006 Letter and info packet to Spokane, WA City Council concerning proposed BSL

5/22/2006 Letter and info packet to Cox, Ohio

5/22/2006 Letter to John Gunn at Natchez Ms Democrat concerning Natchez proposed BSL

5/22/2006 Letter, and info packet to Jackson, MS City Council concerning proposed BSL

5/25/2006 Letter, and info packet with Pennsylvania law prohibiting BSL to Hazleton, PA concerning passage of BSL against the law of the State of Pennsylvania. Hazleton revoked their BSL and replaced it with a modified version of RDOWS Model Dog Owner Regulations.

5/26/2006 Letter to F. Spielman at The Sun-Times newspaper

5/26/2006 Letter to R. Agnew at the Clarion-Ledger

5/26/2006 Letter and info packet to Westfield, MA concerning proposed BSL

5/27/2006 Letter to N. Garcia at Visalia Gannett newspaper

5/28/2006 Letter, and info packet to the Mayor of Albuquerque concerning proposed mandatory spay/neuter law.

5/30/2006 Letter to L. Sweet at the Boston Herald concerning Boston’s proposed BSL

5/30/2006 Letter to Representative Ron Paul U.S. Congress concerning protecting the rights of dog owners

6/1/2006 Letter, and info packet to Mayor and City Council of Independence, MO concerning proposed BSL

6/1/2006 Letter, and more info to Louisville, KY Metro Council

6/1/2006 Letter, and info packet to Indianapolis/Marion County Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

6/1/2006 Letter and info packet to Riverside County Board of Supervisors concerning proposed mandatory spay/neuter

6/2/2006 Letter and info packet to Brockton, MA concerning proposed BSL

6/2/2006 Letter and info packet to Waukegan Township, IL concerning proposed BSL (Illinois has a law prohibiting BSL)

6/2/2006 Letter and info packet to San Antonio, TX concerning proposed animal rights legislation

6/5/2006 Letter and info packet to West Bloomfield, MI concerning proposed BSL

6/13/2006  http://www.standardspeaker.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2176&Itemid=2

6/13/2006 Letter and info packet to Chillicothe, MO concerning proposed BSL

6/14/2006 Letter, and info packet to Village of Lincolnwood, IL proposed BSL

6/15/2006 Letter and info packet to Lee’s Summit, MO concerning BSL/MS/N

6/17/2006 http://www.standardspeaker.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2209&Itemid=2

6/19/2006 Letter, and info packet to Raytown, MO concerning proposed BSL

6/19/2006 Letter to C. Mason at the Press Democrat

6/22/2006 Letter to Mayor and Council of Gladstone, MO concerning proposed BSL

6/22/2006 Letter to Parker, Co City Councilman Jack Hilbert concerning Parkers proposed BSL

6/25/2006  http://www.petitiononline.com/RDOGS/petition.html
6/27/2006 Letter and info packet to Mayor and Council of Blue Springs, MO concerning proposed BSL

7/5/2006 Letter to Jenny Filmer at ay the Springfield News-Leader concerning Springfield MO proposed BSL

7/8/2006 Letter, and yet more info to Louisville, KY Metro Council

7/12/2006 Letter and info packet to Fall River, MA concerning proposed BSL

7/13/2006 Letter and info packet to Cleveland, Ohio Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

7/13/2006 Letter and info packet to Evansville, IN concerning their overly convoluted proposed new animal regulations

7/13/2006  Letter to Mooresville, IN Mayor and council concerning proposed over convoluted animal regulations

7/13/2006 Letter and Sixth Appellate Court Decision finding BSL unconstitutional asking them to overturn their BSL

7/13/2006 Letter, and info packet to North Liberty, Iowa concerning proposed BSL

7/15/2006 Letter and info packet to Wichita, KS concerning proposed BSL

7/16/2006 http://morningsentinel.mainetoday.com/view/letters/2910678.shtml

7/22/2006 Letter and packet to Mayor and Council Madison, WI concerning proposed BSL

7/31/2007 Letter and info packet to Montgomery, AL Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

8/2/2006 Letter and info packet to Ocala, FL concerning proposed BSL (Florida pre-empts BSL at state level)

8/3/2006 Letter, and info packet to Gloucester, MA concerning proposed BSL

8/3/2006 Letter to  L. Minor at Texarkana Gazette concerning a proposed BSL

8/7/2006 Letter and info packer to Warren County, KY concerning proposed BSL

8/8/2006 Letter and info packet to Gonzales, Louisiana Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

8/8/2006 Letter to Oak Grove, MO Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

8/13/2006 Letter, and info packet to Cullman, AL concerning proposed BSL

8/17/2006 Letter and info packet to Mayor and Council of Ripon, CA concerning proposed BSL

8/17/2006 Letter to City Attorney Montgomery, AL concerning proposed BSL

8/25/2006 Letter, and info packet to Mayor and Council of Vienna, VA concerning proposed BSL

8/27/2006 Letter, and info packet to Mayor and Council Eden, NC concerning proposed BSL

8/29/2006 Letter, and info packet to Rome, GA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

8/31/2006 Letter to Washington State Representative Bob Sump attempting to get legislation to protect dog ownership rights at state level

9/16/2006 RDOWS Colorado Director Nick Van Duren’s letter to the La Junta, CO Newspaper was published; http://www.lajuntatribunedemocrat.com/opinion/

9/20/2006 Letter and information packet to Erie, PA Mayor and Council concerning proposed legislation

9/21/2006 Letter and info packet to Tupelo, MS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

9/27/2006 TRUTHS FROM RDOWS BLOG created;  https://rdows.wordpress.com

10/3/2006 Letter, and info packet to Durham, NC Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/4/2006 Letter, and info packet to Decatur, GA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/5/2006 Letter, and info packet to Horicon, WI concerning proposed BSL

10/9/2006 Letter, and more info to Waukegan Village, IL concerning proposed BSL

10/10/2006 Letter and info packet to St. Joseph, IN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/10/2006 Letter and info packet to Olathe, KS concerning proposed BSL

10/10/2006 Letter and info packet to South Bend, IN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/12/2006 Letter and info packet to Wilkes Barre, PA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/12/2006 Letter, and info packet to Englewood, NJ Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/12/2006 Letter and info packet to Representative Louis Kafka of MA concerning the protection of dog ownership rights

10/18/2006 Sent a copy of the Constitution of the State of Missouri to the Lee’s Summit Mayor and Council, as they have forgotten that their constituents have rights.

10/19/2006 More info sent to Olathe, KS

10/19/2006 Letter and info packet sent to League City, TX concerning proposed BSL (Texas prohibits BSL by state law)

10/24/2006 letter, and info packet to Waukesha, WI Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

10/25/2006 Letter, and info packet sent to Oxford Township, Ohio concerning proposed BSL

11/18/2006 Letter and info packet sent to Shelbyville, TN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

11/22/2006 Letter, and info packet to Mayor and Council Richland, WA concerning proposed BSL

12/3/2006 Received positive response from Tacoma, WA Councilman Jake Fey

12/9/2006 Letter to B. Trout of PA Weekly requesting validation of his report on pure-bred dogs involved in bite incidents- No response

12/9/2006 Letter, and info packet to Nampa, ID Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

12/11/2006 Response from Nampa, ID Mayor Tom Dale assuring RDOWS that there is no BSL in the agenda of the Napa Council.

12/13/2006 RDOWS makes the case proving that stupidity reigns in the Louky-Metro Council.

12/14/2006 Editorial sent to Idaho Statesman newspaper

12/27/2006 Letter, and info packet sent to Hilo Hawaii Council concerning proposed changes in their dog laws.

12/28/2006 Letter to Peter Vallone, Jr. Councilman NYC, NY concerning his proposed BSL.

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4/12/2007 Letter and info packet to Coeur D’ Alene, ID Mayor concerning proposed BSL

4/14/2007 Letter and info packet and NY State law to Upper Brookville, NY concerning proposed BSL.

4/14/2007 Letter and info packet to Springfield, MO Mayor and Council concerning proposed revocation of BSL

4/15/2007 Letter and info packet to Lexington, NE Mayor and council concerning proposed BSL.

4/15/2007 Letter and info packet to Poulsbo, WA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

4/16/2007 Letter, info packet and Texas State law prohibiting BSL to DeSoto, TX  Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

4/16/2007 Letter to Editor Daily Iberian newspaper concerning the ramifications of dangerous dog laws

4/16/2007 Response of thanks for letter and info packet from Councilwoman Sue Frank of Raytown, MO

4/16/2007 Letter and info packet to Wichita, KS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

4/17/2007 Response from Coeur D’Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem thanking RDOWS for letter, and info packet.

4/20/2007 Letter to Payette County, Idaho seeking confirmation of public notice of countywide BSL prior to its enactment

4/20/2007 Letter, and info packet to Payette County, ID County Commissioners concerning their enactment of  BSL.

4/22/2007 Letter and info packet to Manhattan, KS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

4/22/2007 Letter to Commissioner Larry Church, Payette County, ID demanding an apology for his statement on KTVB News. -No Response-

4/25/2007 Letter and info packet to St. Paul, MN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

4/25/2007 Response from St. Paul thanking RDOWS for info packet and Model Dog Owner Regulations.

4/26/2007 Response from St. Paul, MN Mayor’s office thanking RDOWS for info packet and Model Dog Owner Regulations.

4/26/2007 Letter and info packet to Franklin County, Maine concerning proposed changes in their dog laws.

4/26/2007 Letter and info packet to Bluefield, WV Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

4/26/2007 Letter to Editor Town Crier Manila, AR concerning Manila’s proposed BSL

4/27/2007 Another letter to Manhattan, KS Mayor, and Council concerning proposed BSL

4/27/2007 Letter to Manila AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

4/27/2007 Received letter of thanks from Councilman Bob Strawn of Manhattan, KS.

4/27/2007 Letter and info packet to Centerville, IA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

4/28/2007 Letter of opposition, and info packet  to Dorchester County, SC concerning PeTA’s request to the County Government to pass BSL.

4/28/2007 Created and distributed a flier to oppose CA AB1634

4/30/2007 Received letter of thanks from Manhattan, KS Councilman Jim Sherow.

4/30/2007 Letter, and info packet to Canton, MA Town Clerk, and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/2/2007 Letter and info packet to Somerville, MA Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

5/2/2007 Received letter of thanks from Dorchester County, SC Councilman Richard H. Rosebrock.

5/2/2007 Letter and info packet to Massachusetts Legislature Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government concerning proposed BSL.

5/2/2007 Letter and info packet to Baltimore County, MD Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/2/2007 Letter, and info packet to Springdale, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

5/3/2007 Received letter of thanks from Marcie Goodman, Legislative Aide to Baltimore County Councilman T. Bryan McIntire.

5/3/2007 Letter and info packet to State of Massachusetts Legislature Committee concerning changes in the state’s dog laws.

5/3/2007 Letter, and info packet to Lonoke, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/3/2007 Letter to Renee Lee at Houston Chronicle concerning Texas Senator Rodney Ellis proposed BSL for Houston.

5/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Tennessee Legislature concerning proposed changes in the state’s dog laws.

5/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Ashland City, TN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Tuttle, OK Mayor, and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Shelby, MS City attorney Jeffrey Livingston concerning proposed BSL.

5/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Bella Vista, AR concerning proposed changes in their dog laws.

5/5/2007 Letters and info packets to the entire Alabama Legislature concerning protecting dog ownership rights.

5/6/2007 Letters and info packets to the Leaders of the Massachusetts State Senate concerning proposed BSL.

5/6/2007 Letter to the editor Cleveland Plain Dealer concerning proposed BSL

5/7/2007 Created and distributed RDOWS Position Statement on CA AB1634

5/8/2007 Letter and info packet to Albert Lea, MN Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/9/2007 Letter and info packet to Jackson County MS Board of Supervisors concerning proposed changes in county dog laws.

5/9/2007 Letter and info packet to Batesville, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/9/2007 Letter and info packet to Quitman County, GA Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

5/10/2007 Letter and info packet to Batesville, MS concerning proposed BSL.

5/10/2007 Letter to reporter V. Roley at Mississippi Press concerning Batesville, MS proposed BSL.

5/10/2007 Letter of opposition to the North Carolina General Assembly concerning SB92.

5/11/2007 Letter and info packet to Jackson County, MS Board of Supervisors concerning proposed BSL.

5/12/2007 Letter to reporter George Knapp KLAS-TV Las Vegas concerning his two part report on Black Market Dog Breeders.

5/14/2007 Letter and info packet to Benton, KY Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/14/2007 Letter and info packet to Marion County, WV County Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

5/16/2007 Letter and info packet to Jacksonville, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/16/2007 Letter and info packet to Hutchinson, KS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/16/2007 Letter and info packet to Gainesville, GA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/16/2007 Response of thanks from Jill Young, City Managers office Gainesville GA.

5/16/2007 Letter and info packet to Lorain, OH Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/17/2007 Letter and info packet to Long Beach, MS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL

5/17/2007 Four word response from Alderman Robert Stroud of Jacksonville, AR.

5/18/2007 Letter and info packet to Marion County, WV Commissioners concerning proposed changes in county dog laws.

5/18/2007 Letter from Linda Dulaney City Clerk’s Office Jacksonville, AR stating that she didn’t have Jacksonville’s newly enacted BSL in her computer, and couldn’t e-mail it to RDOWS.

5/19/2007 Letter and info packet to Hesperia, CA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/19/2007 Letter and info packet to Ansonia, CT Mayor James T. Della Volpe concerning proposed BSL.

5/20/2007 Letter and info packet to Mayor and Metro Council East Baton Rouge Parish, LA concerning proposed BSL

5/20/2007 Letter to Merritt Clifton asking for a definition of “pit bull”.

5/20/2007 Response from Merritt Clifton

“People like to split hairs over breed definitions.I’m not interested in that kind of game-playing.  I have kept separate logs for the different breeds people claim dogs are,  but broad categorizations are much more meaningful”

5/20/2007 Response from Councilman Pat Culbertson East Baton Rouge Parish.

5/21/2007 Letter and info packet to Fairfield. OH Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/21/2007 Letter to Daviess County, KY Fiscal Court concerning proposed BSL.

5/21/2007 Letter opposing CA AB1634 to most California newspapers.

5/22/2007 Dog Politics posted RDOWS List of banned/restricted breeds http://dogpolitics.typepad.com/my_weblog/2007/05/list_of_banned_.html

5/22.2007 Sent RDOWS Position Statement on CA AB 1634 to the entire California General Assembly

5/23/2007 Letter and info packet to Spaulding County, GA Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

5/23/2007 Letter and info packet to Lawrence County TN Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

5/23/2007 The Conservative Voice published “The Animal Rights Myth of Pet Overpopulation” by Cherie Graves http://www.theconservativevoice.com/article/25351.html

5/23/2007 Letter to News Editor at KSBI-TV concerning errors in its reporting.

5/23/2007 Letter and info packet to Kern County, CA Commissioners concerning proposed M S/N.

5/29/2007 Letter and info packet to Cabot, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/29/2007 Letter, and info packet to Portage, WI Common Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/29/2007 Yet another letter to the Indianapolis, IN Metro-Council concerning proposed BSL.

5/31/2007 Letter, info packet, and copy of New York State Law pre-empting BSL to Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/1/2007 Letter to Cliff Albert, radio personality who supported passage of CA AB1634 on air.

6/2/2007 Letter and info packet to League City, TX Mayor and Council concerning proposed changes in their dog laws.

6/4/2007 Received letter of thanks from League City, TX Councilwoman Phyllis Sanborn.

6/5/2007 Letter and info packet to Marshfield, MA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/6/2007 RDOWS Secretary and Media Liaison wrote to CA Representative Lloyd Levine opposing CA AB 1634.

6/7/2007 Letter and info packet to the Town of Rolla, MO Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/7/2007 Letter and info packet to Little Rock, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/13/2007 Letter, info packet, Model Dog Owner Regulations and Illinois state law prohibiting BSL to the Village of Crossville, IL Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/14/2007 Story concerning Crossville’s illegal BSL in Carmi-Times;  http://www.carmitimes.com/articles/2007/06/14/news/news2.txt

6/14/2007 Letter, and Texas state law prohibiting to El Paso, TX Mayor and Council concerning news report of proposed BSL.

6/14/2007 Letter to Minnesota Representative John Lesch concerning his proposed Bill to ban five, or more breeds of dogs in Minnesota.

6/15/2007 Received response from Karla Parra Legislative Aide to El Paso, TX Councilwoman Melina Castro saying the news report of proposed BSL in El Paso was in error.

6/15/2007 Letter and info packet to the Town of Hampton Falls, NH Mayor and Board of Selectmen concerning proposed BSL.

6/15/2007 Sent copy of Minnesota Constitution Article 1. Bill of Rights to Representative John Lesch of Minnesota.

6/15/2007 Letter to reporter Furst at the Post-Bulletin concerning Re. John Lesch’s proposed BSL.

6/16/2007 Letter and info packet to town of Beebe, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/16/2007 Sent copy of Arkansas Bill of Rights to Mayor and Council Beebe, AR.

6/16/2007 Letter and info packet to the city of Cabot, AR. Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/18/2007 Letter and info packet to the town of Phillipsburg, NJ concerning proposed BSL.

6/19/2007 Letter and info packet to Warden, WA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/19/2007 Dexter, MO Board of Aldermen Table BSL;  http://www.dailystatesman.com/story/1218243.html

6/19/2007 Letter to Dexter, MO thanking Board of Aldermen for tabling BSL, and seeking alternative legislation.

 6/19/2007 Letter and info packet to New Florence, MO Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

6/20/2007 Second letter, and copy of Pennsylvania’s BSL pre-emption by state law to Phillipsburg, PA Mayor, and Council concerning their attempt to enact BSL.

6/21/2007 Letter to California Senator Jenny Oropeza thanking her for opposing CA AB1634.

6/21/2007 Second letter to Phillipsburg, NJ with copy of New Jersey state law pre-empting BSL concerning their attempted enactment of BSL.

6/21/2007 Letter and info packet to Paris, AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/23/2007 Letter to Editor St. Cloud Times (MN) http://www.sctimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070623/OPINION/106230032/1006/NEWS01

6/28/2007 Letter to East Baton Rouge Parish requesting a copy of their BSL ordinance. NO RESPONSE

6/28/2007 Letter to North Adams, MA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

6/28/2007 Letter, and copy of Illinois state law pre-empting BSL to the Village of Plainfield, IL concerning their proposed BSL.

6/29/2007 Received letter of thanks from North Adams, MA Councilman Chris Tremblay.

6/30/2007 Letter to Village of Westville, IL Mayor and Board of Trustees with Illinois state law to show that BSL violates Illinois state law.

7/1/2007 Letter and info packet to Dover, DE Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/4/2007 Indianapolis Mayor Backs off Breed Ban; http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070704/LOCAL19/707040443/-1/LOCAL17

7/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Pascagoula, MS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/4/2007 Letter and info packet to Sulphur, LA Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/4/2007 Manhattan, KS: No BSL For Now; http://www.themercury.com/News/article.aspx?articleId=2d925de1834d42a9bf69879785cdf2c2

7/4/2007 Letter from Sulphur, LA Councilwoman Nancy Tower thanking RDOWS for info, and requesting that the packet be sent to Coty Attorney Skipper Drost. We did.

7/5/2007 Crossville, IL Rescinds Pit Bull Ban: http://www.carmitimes.com/articles/2007/07/05/news/news2.txt

7/7/2007 Letter and info packet to Rolla, MO Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/10/2007 Letter and info packet to Canton, OH Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/10/2007 Letter, info packet, and Pennsylvania state law pre-empting BSL to Reading, PA concerning proposed BSL.

7/10/2007 Letter and info packet to Selma, AL Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/11/2007  Received letter from Selma, AL Councilwoman Dr. Geraldine Allen thanking RDOWS for the info packet.

7/11/2007 Faxed letter to California Senators Tom McClintock and Cox concerning RDOWS opposition to CA AB1634.

7/13/2007 Letter and info packet to Sumter County, SC Administrator and Council concerning proposed changes in county’s dog laws.

7/13/2007 Letter to Jon Provost thanking him for testifying in opposition to CA AB1634.

7/14/2007 RDOWS in Greg Sellnow’s Column; http://postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?z=41&a=299998

7/16/2007 Letter to LA Times concerning CA AB1634.

7/18/2007 Letter to Washington state Representative Tom Campbell thanking him for re-introducing the non-discrimination insurance Bill HB1105 into Washington’s legislative session.

7/19/2007 Letter to Frostburg, MD Mayor and Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

7/19/2007 Letter and info packet to Greenville, MS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/21/2007 Letter to Montclair, NJ Mayor and Council concerning proposed anti-tethering law.

7/22/2007 Letter to Atlanta Journal Constitution to set the record straight on Fallacy filled article.

7/25/2007 RDOWS Arkansas Director, and Chairman of Responsible Owners of Arkansas Dogs (ROADs) Inc. did a television interview with FOX affiliate in Little Rock that was broadcast at 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, and 9:00 PM concerning the breed specific dog laws in Arkansas, and the upcoming legal challenge.

7/25/2007 Letter of thanks to Sandra Kirk of FOX 16 Little Rock for Roger Schnyer’s interview.

7/25/2007 Letter to the Oklahoma State Legislature opposing Representative Paul Wesselhoft’s proposed Felony Dog Bite Bill.

7/26/2007 Letter to the Ohio State Legislature opposing HB 189 Ohio’s Proposed Dangerous Dog Bill.

7/27/2007 Letter, info packet and PA State Law pre-empting BSL to Exeter Township, PA Chairman, and Board of Supervisors concerning proposed BSL.

7/29/2007 Letter of thanks from Oklahoma Representative Earl Sears.

7/30/2007 Letter, and info packet to Laurel, MS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

7/30/2007 Letter and info packet to Corinth, MS Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

7/30/2007 Letter, and info packet to Clinton, MS Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

7/30/2007 Letter and info packet to Richland MS. Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

7/30/2007 Letter and info packet mailed to Spencer, SD Mayor and Council concerning the passage of BSL. NO RESPONSE

7/30/2007 Letter to Jackson, MS Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

7/30/2007 Letter, and info packet to Marion SD Mayor and Council concerning the enactment of BSL.

7/31/2007 Letter and info packet to Beebe AR Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

8/2/2007 Letter to Ohio Supreme Court concerning Tellings decision.

8/7/2007 Letter and info packet to Hartford City, IN Mayor and Common Council concerning proposed BSL.

8/8/2007 Letter and info packet to McFarland, KS City Attorney Norbert Marek concerning proposed BSL.

8/8/2007 Letter and info packet to Sweetwater, TN Mayor and Commission concerning proposed BSL.

8/9/2007 Letter and info packet to Monterey, TN Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

8/11/2007 Letter and info packet to Wichita, KS Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

8/12/2007 Received letter of thanks from Wichita, KS Councilman Jim Skelton.

8/12/2007 Letter and info packet to Rogers, AR Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

8/12/2007 Second letter, and info packet to Dover DE concerning proposed BSL.

8/13/2007 Roger Schnyer attended Ward, AR City Council meeting. The Ward Council voted to not enact BSL.

8/14/2007 Received letter from Wichita, KS Councilwoman Sharon Fearey thanking RDOWS for info packet.

8/15/2007 DOG BAN REJECTED IN WARD;  http://www.arkansasleader.com/2007/08/top-story-dog-ban-rejected-in-ward.html

8/19/2007 RDOWS REPORTS NEW DIRECTORS AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

8/20/2007 RDOWS corresponds with reporter Ruben Rosario of the St. Paul MN Pioneer Press concerning Representative John Lesch’s proposed breed ban in Minnesota.

9/4/2007 Received letter from Ohio Supreme Court acknowledging receipt of RDOWS letter.

9/6/2007 Letter and info packet to Arkadelphia, AR Mayor and Board of Directors concerning proposed BSL.

9/7/2007 Letter and info packet to Youngstown, Ohio Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

9/7/2007 Letter and info packet to Cincinnati, Ohio Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

9/8/2007 Letter to Florida Representative Perry E, Thurston concerning RDOWS opposition to HB 101 a Bill to overturn Florida’s state level BSL pre-emption.

9/8/2007 Letter to New Jersey Senator James “Sonny” McCullough concerning BSL.

9/11/2007 Received letter from Cincinnati, OH Councilwoman Y. Laketa Cole, president Pro-tem thanking RDOWS for info packet.

9/12/2007 Received letter from Cincinnati Councilman Leslie Ghiz thanking RDOWS for info packet.

9/13/2007 RDOWS sends letter of thanks to American Dog Breeders Association, Inc. for all of their help and support.

9/13/2007 Letter of request to Beebe AR for a copy of their BSL ordinance. NO RESPONSE

9/17/2007 Letter and info packet to Takoma Park. MD Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning proposed BSL.

9/19/2007 Letter and info packet to Mr. Phil Eldridge, Esq. City Attorney for Geneva County, Alabama concerning proposed BSL.

9/21/2007 Letter and info packet to Canfield, Ohio Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

9/22/2007 Letter and info packet to Youngstown, Ohio Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

9/23/2007 Letter and info packet to Sandusky, Ohio Mayor and Board of Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

9/24/2007 Received a letter of thanks to RDOWS from Sandusky, OH Commissioner Dan Kaman.

9/24/2007 Letter to Baltimore County, MD Executive, and County Council concerning proposed BSL.

9/24/2007 Letter to Halls, TN Mayor Trent McManus concerning proposed BSL.

9/24/2007 RDOWS TOOLS FOR THE ENDANGERED DOG OWNER: https://rdows.wordpress.com/2007/09/25/rdows-tools-for-the-endangered-dog-owner-2/
9/25/2007 Request to reprint TOOLS FOR THE ENDANGERED DOG OWNER from Denise Groenwald, President GSDC of North Georgia -Permission granted

9/25/2007 Letter and info packet to Jackson County NC Chairman and Board of Commissioners concerning proposed BSL.

9/26/2007 Letter to Abbeville, LA Mayor and Council concerning a newspaper report of possible BSL.

10/1/2007 BSL LEADS TO UNSPEAKABLE CRUELTY; https://rdows.wordpress.com/2007/09/29/breed-specific-legislation-leads-to-unspeakable-cruelty/

10/1/2007 Letter, Illinois State Law and info packet to Johnston City, IL Mayor and Council concerning proposed BSL.

10/2/2007 Letter, and info packet to Nebraska senator Vickie McDonald who proposed changes in Nebraska’s dog laws.

10/2/2007 Received letter from Nebraska Senator Vickie McDonald’s Senior Legislative Aide Mikki McCann assuring RDOWS that Senator McDonald is not interested in introducing BSL, and that the Senator understands the need to hold dog owners responsible for the care, training and control of their animals.

10/8/2007 Letter and info packet to Mayor Robert “Bob” Morris of Somerville, TN concerning their BSL.

10/8/2007 Letter and info packet to Dyer, TN Mayor and Council concerning enacted BSL.

10/9/2007 Letter, and info packet to Councilman Tim Pape of Fort Wayne, IN concerning proposed changes to their dog laws.

10/11/2007 TRUTHS FROM RDOWS; https://rdows.wordpress.com/2007/10/11/nathan-winograd%e2%80%99s-%e2%80%9credemption-the-myth-of-pet-overpopulation-and-the-no-kill-revolution-in-america%e2%80%9d-and-the-concept-of-nativism/
 
 

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