Gift an article

'I love my pit bulls': Breeder will not part with his dogs amid calls for tighter regulations

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
EFF chairperson Mziyanda Hlekiso is against the proposed pit bull ban.
EFF chairperson Mziyanda Hlekiso is against the proposed pit bull ban.
Supplied

An Eastern Cape man who has been breeding pit bulls for a decade says he will not part with his beloved dogs.

Mziyanda Hlekiso, who is also the chairperson of the EFF in the Buffalo City Metro, was speaking amid widespread public alarm over the danger of keeping pit bulls domestically.

Some sectors of society are also calling for stronger regulations with regards to the keeping and breeding of these animals.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Try FREE for 14 days
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Voting Booth
What are your thoughts on the possibility of having permanent Stage 2 or 3 load shedding?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
I'll take that over constant schedule changes
13% - 1458 votes
Why are we normalising Eskom’s mess?
72% - 8030 votes
I've already found alternative ways of powering my home/business
15% - 1662 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
17.47
-2.2%
Rand - Pound
21.05
-0.0%
Rand - Euro
18.91
-0.0%
Rand - Aus dollar
12.09
-0.0%
Rand - Yen
0.13
-0.0%
Platinum
974.02
0.0%
Palladium
1,623.95
0.0%
Gold
1,865.16
0.0%
Silver
22.35
0.0%
Brent Crude
79.94
-2.8%
Top 40
74,082
+0.6%
All Share
80,241
+0.6%
Resource 10
75,186
+0.7%
Industrial 25
103,461
+0.8%
Financial 15
16,550
0.0%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE