Posts tagged "pitbulls"

There's No Problem with Pit Bulls: Misinformation A Problem

There's No Problem with Pit Bulls: Misinformation A Problem
“The Problem with Pit Bulls” was the headline of a Time magazine story (June 20, 2014) by Charlotte Alter. My problem is with the story, not with the dogs referred to as pit bulls. The story, filled with inaccurate characterizations, called for breed-specific mandated sterilization, and ultimately vilified dogs referred to as pit bulls. Whenever anti-pit... Read more »

‪"Conversations With A Pit Bull" Campaign

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The most popular dog in America, the pit bull. or at least dogs that we call pit bulls. We don’t know that. But it may be true. We do know according to American Kennel Club registrations the Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed. But these pit bull-type dogs dogs, which shelters are filled with,... Read more »

Chicago Loves Pits; Remember Lassie; Bark-in-the-Park on Steve Dale's Pet World

Chicago Loves Pits; Remember Lassie; Bark-in-the-Park on Steve Dale's Pet World
Bryan Bickell of Chicago Blackhawks is joined by Amanda Caskenette of Chicago Loves Pits on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, Saturday April 20, 1:05 .p.m. CDT  to talk about their fundraiser. Pints for Pits at Red Ivy (3525 N. Clark Street, near Addison). Pints for Pits is April 27, 7 to 10 p.m. I will... Read more »

Dogfighting App Is No Game

Dogfighting App Is No Game
By Steve Dale I’m a journalist and, of course, I believe in free speech. However, certain lines are drawn all the time. For example, I don’t know of a video game or telephone app that teaches players how to abuse children. However, there’s now what I believe to be a comparable app through which participants... Read more »

Pit Bulls Aren't the Problem, Some Owners ARE

I posted this video because the dude narrating does such a nice job of reflecting the facts…Also, I like the depiction of the American flag throughout….Ironic, because breed bans are likely unconstitutional. 

Why Are Puppy Mills Allowed to Operate?

If puppy mills dogs are living in horrific conditions, conditions which are not anywhere nearly United States Department of Agriculture legal standards – how can these places operate? Federal investigators have uncovered grisly conditions at puppy mills where dogs were infested with ticks, living with gaping wounds and in pools of feces, according to a... Read more »
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