Latest Breed-specific legislation Stories

2013-10-18 23:18:48

A new infographic from Animal Farm Foundation reveals dog behavior cannot be accurately predicted based on their physical appearance, breed, or DNA results alone. Research in canine genetics and behavior confirms that all dogs are individuals and their behavior is a result of many factors, both internal and external. Amenia, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 What kind of dog is that? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions about any dog. But the answer raises further questions:...

2013-03-24 23:03:37

John Demas, personal injury attorney in Sacramento, California, discusses the recently-released dog bite statistics from 2012. These numbers were released by MADACC, the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, and are particularly trenchant in light of the recent death of a toddler who was attacked by pit bulls in that city. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 The Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission or MADACC released numbers recently that show the trends of dog...

Own An Aggressive Dog? Then You Must Be A Disagreeable Person
2012-05-23 10:13:10

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com Do dogs resemble their owners? A new study seems to confirm at least part of that conventional wisdom. People considered disagreeable prefer disagreeable or aggressive dogs, according to researchers at the University of Leicester's School of Psychology in the U.K. The study, which was published in the journal Anthrozoos, surveyed 235 people in the U.K. and North America, who took personality tests and ranked a range of popular dogs according to their...

2005-11-15 18:49:27

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's city legislature approved a measure on Tuesday requiring all pit bulls to be sterilized. The measure, passed 10-0 by the city's Board of Supervisors, sets fines of up to $1,000 for owners who fail to spay or neuter their pit bulls, although some exceptions apply. The legislation comes after the June death of a 12-year-old San Francisco boy mauled by the family pit bull. Other recent pit bull attacks have also sparked wide media attention....

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...

Latest Breed-specific legislation Reference Libraries

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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