According to Doug Ford, the Ontario pit bull ban will not change as he sympathizes with a boy that was recently bitten. There was a dog seized by Vaughan Animal Services roughly a month ago on suspicion of being a pit bull. The animal was then released back to the owners on the day the province eased regulations that applied to the ban.
Seized dogs that look like pit bulls are to be released while an investigation on the dog’s breed is conducted. The owner of the dog explained that Ford took an interest in the case and hinted at a repeal of the pit bull ban. Unfortunately late last week, an American Bully known as Blu, bit a 13-year-old boy in a taekwondo class, leaving him with facial wounds and stitches.
On Wednesday, the Premier spoke on the situation, saying “Nothing is going to change right at this point… Our thoughts are with the family.” According to the boy, he was wrapping up class, when he told the instructor that he was scared of dogs. The boy told CBC News that the owner of the gym and Blu “told me you have to overcome your fears and if you don’t, you won’t be a taekwondo national champion,”
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