Posts tagged "Pit Bull-type dogs"

Pit Bull-type Dogs Are Just Dogs, Happy Dogs

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Pit Bull-type dogs do suffer from so many misconceptions, and these fallacies lead to breed bans and ultimately death of dogs who have done nothing wrong. Here are some facts: 1 – So-called pit bulls are generally mixed breed dogs, not actually Pit Bulls. 2- Breed bans (restricting ownership or preventing ownership of so-called pit... Read more »

Pit Bull Type Dogs, Their Images Slowly Being Resurrected

Pit Bull Type Dogs, Their Images Slowly Being Resurrected
If there’s a dog breed that represents Chicago – it’s actually not a breed but a mix of breeds which offers certain common features – we call these dogs pit bulls. Pit bull-looking dogs may be the most common dog in the city, and is arguably at the moment among the most common All American... Read more »

Spanish Study Confirms Breed Bans Don't Work

Spanish Study Confirms Breed Bans Don't Work
When I’ve testified in opposition to breed specific bans (always involving a community or even an entire state seeking to ban Pit Bull-type dogs and sometimes Rottweilers and other breeds), I rattle off all sorts of facts – then I add, “There’s no data to support breed bans work to decrease dog bites, or dog... Read more »
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