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Pit Bulls

Beware of Coconuts!

By News, Pit Bulls

Even though there are no truly accurate census records for dogs in the U.S., Pit Bulls are estimated to comprise 30 – 40 % of the dog population, making it a very popular breed. Considering that an estimated 53,000,000 dogs in the U.S. and assuming that Pit Bulls make up 10% of…

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A Good Dog Is Just That… A Good Dog

By News, Pit Bulls

Fact: •  Close to 75% of mixed breed dogs in an animal shelter, including pit bull mixes are mis-identified, as the wrong breed. •  “Pit Bull” type dogs are no more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior than golden retrievers. • Breed discriminatory policies do not make communities safer and many…

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Breed Specific Legislation

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U.S. Communities Increasingly Ditch Pit Bull Bans Taken from an article by Aamer Madhani in USA TODAY Three decades after officials in more than 700 cities throughout the country began passing bans and other restrictions to keep pit bulls out of their communities… state, and local governments are increasingly reconsidering…

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Paws Up to Pit Bulls

By News, Pit Bulls

Misconceptions Surround This Special Breed Pit Bulls may be the most mysterious dogs in America – loved by their owners, feared by others and sensationalized by the media. In recent years highly publicized cases of Pit Bull fighting rings has led to numerous misconceptions about these breeds. The Pit Bull…

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