Baseball players are known for switching loyalties as often as they switch teams, but despite getting traded from the Miami Marlins to the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle will not be moving his family to Toronto.
Buehrle may play there, but he won't call it home. Not without Slater, his American Staffordshire terrier, which is a breed of pit bull. Pitbulls are banned in the province of Ontario, which includes Toronto.
Buehrle and his wife Jamie considered slipping the pooch - one of the four dogs - through a loophole by claiming Slater is a service dog, but that was abandoned.
Jamie Buehrle told ABCNews.com that Slater is not a threat.
"Everyone who meets him [Slater] falls in love with him," she said. "Every time a kid comes over to our house, he is the first dog they go towards."
"The baseball season is a long time, so I just couldn't imagine him [Slater] staying with someone else for so long", said Jamie Buehrle.
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