A dangerous dog breed is usually one that is considered aggressive by nature and could be a risk of an attack on children or the elderly.
A committee would not want one of the following breeds kept on the property. Even on a leash in the common areas it could pose a risk, as a lapse in attention by
The owner even for a short time could see an unfortunate incident in the right (or should we say wrong) circumstances. If challenged you should have little trouble defending a decision not to have one of these in your scheme.
These breeds include the following because statistically they are prone to biting:
The above list comes courtesy of Insurance Business America who complied the list from the most bite claims in 2014.
The best way to manage this is to have a bylaw precluding dangerous breeds. Whilst schemes cannot have a blanket “no pets” bylaw anymore, it can manage the type of animals that are acceptable. A good strata lawyer will be able to help you prepare a suitable bylaw based on the legislation and recent court decisions. Best to act before there is a request for such a pet is our advice.