Posts tagged "Bully breeds"

Behaviorist Karen Overall Calls Pit Bulls 'Incredibly Gentle Dogs'

     Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall, center for Neurobiology and Behavior University of Pennsylvania,  talks about social structure of dogs, dominance myth, training methods and myths and about Pit Bulls. “So much of what dogs are doing is asking for information – by using force as a tool, you are showing them that you are... Read more »

Where Pit Bulls Are Banned, Dog Bites Rise

Breed Specific Bans have done nothing to lessen dog bites in Norfolk, England. In fact, the number of people requiring hospital treatment for dog bites has increased by almost a third since the breed bans went into affect. Clearly, the breed bans didn’t do what they were supposed to.   One public official described the... Read more »