Rescued Dog in Viral Photo May Lose Forever Home Because He Looks Like a Pit Bull

Another smiling dog in a viral photo has reason to frown today. Just four days after a posting a pic with his exuberant new rescue dog Diggy, Dan Tillery received a visit from police who said the dog looks like a Pit Bull and can no longer live in Tillery’s home in Waterford Township, Michigan — a city that has a ban on Pit Bulls. The catch? Tillery has veterinarian paperwork declaring Diggy an American Bulldog, but a loophole in the town law allows officials to ban any dog that even looks like a Pit Bull at their own discretion. “This is the craziest ordinance you’ll ever hear in your life,” said Kristina Millman-Rinaldi, executive director of Detroit Dog Rescue, where Tillery adopted the pup. “Right now we’re waiting to hear back from the township.”— Read it at Huffington Post

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