Every time a dog in Minneapolis bites another animal or a person, the city's animal control department declares the dog either "potentially dangerous," "dangerous," or, if the offense is especially bad, it can order the animal to be put down.
As a public service in conjunction with the launch of its new (and improving!) open data website, Minneapolis put together a list of dogs that have been classified as dangerous.
See also: Dangerous Dogs of North Minneapolis
The city makes all dogs involved in aggressive incidents reported to the city wear a muzzle and stay on a three-foot leash when outside. Inside,, the animal must be kept in a secure area when non-family members are inside the home.
Dogs bad enough to earn the "dangerous" tag also have to be sterilized and micro-chipped, and owners have to display a "Dangerous Dog" sign outside their home.
There are second chances though. If dogs (and their owners) go through the appropriate training and stay out of trouble, the city can take dogs off the list.
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