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2012-07-19 23:03:10

Dog bite attorney Chris Davis issues warning on the breeds that most frequently attack. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Dog bite injuries force approximately 1,000 people in the United States to seek some form of emergency care or treatment each day, or just under 5 million each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). To raise awareness about the most dangerous breeds, Seattle attorney Chris Davis and his research team have identified the top ten dog breeds...

2005-09-02 12:56:39

Please read headline as "Calif. pit bulls may face sterilization." In paragraph eight, please read "offend pit bull lovers" instead of "offend pit bill lovers." SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California lawmakers approved a law on Wednesday that would allow cities to mandate sterilization of potentially dangerous dog breeds such as pit bulls. The measure follows the death in June of a 12-year-old San Francisco boy mauled by his family's pet pit bull as well as other recent...

2005-07-27 13:15:53

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Denver animal lovers have set up an underground network to save pit bulls from being put to death under a city measure that bans residents from owning the dog breed. More than 290 pit bulls have been killed at Denver's dog pound since the city resumed enforcing the ban in May after overcoming legal challenges to a ban enacted after a series of pit bull attacks, including the fatal mauling of a 3-year-old boy. "Singling out the breed is absurd," said...


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2008-05-27 23:14:49

The Olde English Bulldogge is a recreation of the Old English Bulldog, an extinct bull-baiting breed which existed in England during the 19th century. After the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in Parliament in 1835, blood sport was outlawed, and the breed quickly became extinct. The Olde English Bulldogge was developed a century later in the 1970s by David Leavitt, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania. His goal was to create a breed with the health, athleticism, and look of the original Old English...

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2007-12-18 11:23:17

The American Pit Bull Terrier is one of several breeds loosely classified as Pit Bulls. The APBT is a terrier bred for their loyalty, athleticism and agility. The American Pit Bull Terrier is the midsized breed of the three that are generally called Pit Bulls, although the term has been deemed slang. The other two breeds are the American Staffordshire Terrier and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier shared a heritage until the...

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2007-12-18 11:08:07

The American Bulldog is a working dog breed developed for protecting property and catching livestock. There are two types of American Bulldog, the Classic (Johnson, Bully) or Standard (Scott, Performance) type. The Standard Bulldog is often mistaken for the American Pit Bull Terrier because of its appearance. The Standard does resemble the Pit Bull on many points however the Pit Bull's head is wedge-shaped as opposed to the box-shaped head of the Standard American Bulldog. The American...

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