BSL in Canada

CLICK HERE to see a map indicating the areas in which breed specific legislation is enacted in Canada.

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The following breeds are restricted/regulated or prohibited in numerous municipalities in Canada:

Alaskan Malamute
American Pit Bull Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
Bull Terrier
Cane Corso
Chow Chow
Doberman Pinscher
Dogo Argentino
English Mastiff
German Shepherd
Great Dane
Perro de Presa Canario
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Siberian Husky
Staffordshire Bull Terrier