To help draft an ordinance about controlling and limiting the population growth of pit bull and pit bull-type breeds in Riverside County, the Department of Animal Services has invited county residents to submit opinions in an online survey.

The Animal Services web address is The survey can be accessed with a click on the banner at the top of the page.

The survey begins by asking the respondent whether they agree with the concept of the ordinance and then asks respondents to elaborate on their opinions. It is also possible for respondents to share supporting documents about their views. The site requests an email address to try to limit individuals to only one response.

At its April 9 meeting, the board of supervisors authorized the animal services to draft a proposed ordinance to control the population of pit bulls and pit bull type dogs in the Riverside County. Robert Miller, director of the county animal services department, is drafting the proposed ordinance.