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Sask city bans "shi$$y yappy little dogs"

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Saskatoon bans "shitty little yappy" dogs

While bans on pitbulls are increasingly common, Saskatoon has become the first city in the world to ban dogs under 5 pounds (2.27 kg) because they are "noisy, annoying and not really dogs."

In a split-vote decision, City Council passed the by-law to shut the city gates to a long list of dogs that are commonly referred to as "Purse Dogs" because they fit in a handbag, or "Dinky Doo Doo Doggies" because their pooies are the size of Raisinettes.

"Saskatooners are not New Yorkers. We have big dogs," said Mayor Don Atchison, sitting in his office where his stuffed Alsatian stands guard beside his desk. The taxidermied and snarling former family pet, Potash, was run over and killed while chasing a Dickie Dee Ice Cream van last summer. ("Potash hated that Greensleeves song but loved Butterscotch Brickle," says the Mayor softly.)

In addition to banning any dog with "Teacup", "Miniature", or "L'il" in its name, the City of 240,000 has issued a list of dogs now illegal to own within City limits:

- Bichu Frise
- Shit-Tsu
- Chihuahaa
- Lhaso Apso
- Maltese
- Rat Terrier
- Pug, Pugg, or Pugglet
- Pekinese
- Japanese Chin
- Pomengranate.

The Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) has filed notice they will appeal the by-law.

"The actual by-law bans any dog with a bowel movement under 50 grams (1.7637 oz.)," says Elaine Pinscher, SSPCA Vice-President of Spaying, Neutering and De-Worming. "So dogs are being banned because they don't shit big enough? Hell, a Newfoundlander can plop a small one now and again."

Heiress Paris Hilton is discredited with making "Purse Dogs" a fashion must for twentysomething A-listers, being photographed thousands of times with miniature pooches peeking out of her name-brand bags. TMZ Celebrity News ran seven clips (December 15, 2012) of Hilton being unable to remember the name of her Purse Dog, and it is reported she leases the Teacup Rescue Doggettes by the half dozen.

Other cities reported to have so-called "Weeny Dog Ban" bylaws in the works include Victoria, Spokane, Hamilton, Providence, and Dallas.

Visitors to Saskatoon are allowed to bring their small dogs into the City with an "Undersized Canine Temporary Licence" permit available at www.saskatoon.ca.

William Yum
Reporting for The Lapine

by on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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TiffanyRose06
by Queso<3 on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:06 PM
Bahahahahaha this is hilarious

Df's rat isn't on the list though lol
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mom2ljh
by on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:06 PM
1 mom liked this
LOL Somehow, I feel like, if this article were real, they'd have spelled the breed names properly.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:06 PM

*shrugs*

My mutt (shih tzu/maltese mix) only barks when someone is on our property, something I expect him to do.

MrS.GiFFord
by Platinum Member on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:07 PM
3 moms liked this

How dare they ban my squeak toy...I mean dog! Seriously she can't help it...she's so small everything seems like a threat.

furbabymum
by on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:07 PM

 hahaahh hilarious. I gotta say, I'm not a fan of small annoying dogs. Mostly I dislike them because people who buy them don't usually bother to train them.

Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:07 PM
1 mom liked this

 I want to live there!

furbabymum
by on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:08 PM

 Ha you're right. Shit-tsu. Nice!

Quoting mom2ljh:

LOL Somehow, I feel like, if this article were real, they'd have spelled the breed names properly.

 

wkukid
by Beach Bum on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:09 PM

They should ban all dogs. Yucky lol.

eoewan
by Bronze Member on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:09 PM

LOL It will be reversed. Ah my neighbors to the East!

softkitty42
by on Jan. 23, 2013 at 5:09 PM

while i hate small dogs i wouldnt want them banned

just keep them out of my fucking yard. 

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