The Nebraska Humane Society has released third quarter stats in regard to Omaha's dangerous dog ordinance.
Since the beginning of the year, authorities have issued 108 potentially dangerous dog declarations. 20 appeals have been heard; six were granted.
The Nebraska Humane Society reports there are currently 68 dogs labeled as dangerous in Omaha. 28 other dogs no longer have this title after meeting a requirement that states they must go two years without any other violations.
Authorities issued 19 reckless owner declarations. Of those, eight appeals were heard; five were granted. 21 citations were issued for dogs who were tethered for longer than 15 minutes and 35 citations were issued to owner who could not provide proof of insurance for their pit bulls. 66 citations were also issued for pit bulls who were either not wearing a harness, a muzzle, or were on a leash that was too long.
Twenty-eight dogs have earned Breed Ambassador status so far this year.