HOAs and pitbulls as therapy dogs

QUESTION: I live in an HOA, and our board has not been enforcing the provision of our declaration that prohibits pit bulls. On one occasion the board allowed a pit bull because the owner produced an “emotional support animal” certificate. The board says this information is confidential and will not relate any details to members. I would like to see this certificate. We have another owner that says her animal is not a “pit bull”, but a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Isn’t the board subjecting themselves and the whole community to civil liability in the event someone or a pet is bitten or killed by one of these dogs?    Read the Q&A…………


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