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2014-06-30 08:25:43

TORONTO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The odds of a children's book about a pit bull gathering a huge following were slim. But Galunker - an illustrated rhyming book, with a nod to Dr. Seuss - achieved its 35-day Kickstarter goal in less than three days. It has taken in $55,000 CAD, with two days left in the campaign. Pit bull advocates have rallied around the project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/122934 The actress Amber Benson (of Buffy fame)...

2014-05-14 12:27:50

National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 18-24 WASHINGTON , May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a prelude to a news conference tomorrow to kick-off National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers. Nationwide, 5,581 postal employees were attacked last year. Tomorrow's 10:30 a.m. ET, event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, will include letter carriers recounting...

2014-03-12 23:27:46

Conversations with a Pit Bull offers vital programming for dogs and dog lovers. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 As the first African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his new web series “Conversations with a Pit Bull” (CWAPB), he is now a preeminent voice for...

2014-01-28 23:04:55

The top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. Boise, ID (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, today released its list of the top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. In the company’s eight years of insuring dogs and cats, the top 10 most popular breeds have remained relatively consistent. However, the agency has noticed definite trends during the years,...

2013-10-10 23:01:10

Public Invited to See Pet Rehab Demonstrations and Meet ‘Celebrity’ Guests Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Bringing a holistic approach to veterinary physical therapy, California Animal Rehabilitation (C.A.R.E.) is opening its doors at its new advanced facility to the public for an Open House on Oct. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. to get an inside view of how the team’s comprehensive treatment program works. Local pet celebrity Philly, a recently rescued Pit Bull who was saved by LAPD...

2013-09-19 23:32:02

Law Offices of Edward A. Smith (AutoAccident.com), a personal injury law firm, is releasing its comments on a recent dog bite incident that left a minor child injured. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 As seen on News10.net on September 6, 2013, a local Sacramento girl, Jaelynn Esteves Boyce, 8, needed 14 stitches and multiple bandages to treat wounds sustained to her leg and back after being seriously bitten by a dog at her cousin's home in Del Paso Heights. This...

2013-09-10 23:24:49

Houston personal injury law firm Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is proudly sponsoring a local event to raise awareness of the frequency and severity of dog bite injuries. The benefit in Spring, Texas will run from noon to 9:00pm. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is a sponsor of the 2nd Annual Event for the Victims of Pit Bulls & Other Dangerous Dogs on October 19, 2013 from noon to 9pm at PJ’s Softball Park in Spring, Texas. The event aims to increase...

2013-05-21 23:23:30

The law offices of d´Oliveira & Associates have released a dog bite infographic with information on common dog bite injuries, potentially dangerous dog breeds, and fatal dog attack statistics. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 4.7 million dog bites each year. Over 800,000 of these bites require medical attention, half of these bites are to children (i). Parents should be aware of the danger that dog bites pose to...

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...

2013-01-03 05:02:45

The National Canine Research Council (http://www.nationalcanineresearchcouncil.com) has released its final investigative report for all dog bite-related fatalities that occurred in 2011. Amenia, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 The National Canine Research Council has released its final investigative report for all dog bite-related fatalities that occurred in 2011. NCRC has researched dog bite-related fatalities for more than 20 years, and maintains the most complete database on these incidents...


Latest Pit Bull Reference Libraries

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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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2008-05-18 18:44:20

The Boston Terrier is a compact breed, and the first non-sporting dog bred in America. It is a compact breed with a square face and a short, wrinkle-free muzzle. It is a well proportioned breed weighing 10 to 25 pounds and standing 15 to 17 inches tall. The Boston Terrier is either black, brindle or seal with white markings. These white markings should cover the dog's chest, muzzle, neck, half of the forelegs, the rear legs and between the eyes. Various breeds have been crossed with the...

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2007-12-18 12:20:21

The Bandog (also called Bandogge) originated around 1300 in England and was a guard dog. It was a mastiff-type dog bred to be chained during the day and released at night to ward off intruders. In those times the Bandog was strictly a working dog without a set type. One of the Bandog programs in England led to the establishment of another breed, the Bullmastiff. The Bandog was a huge dog, ugly, stubborn and fierce. It was bred almost strictly to function as a guard dog so the standard was...

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2007-12-18 11:26:44

The American Staffordshire Terrier is very closely related to the American Pit Bull Terrier and is one of the breeds frequently referred to as a Pit Bull. The American Staffordshire Terrier is a medium sized dog that typically stands 16 to 19 inches tall and weighs from 57 to 67 pounds. The breed is squarely built and appears strong and graceful. The American Staffordshire Terrier should be stocky and broad with a broad skull, strong jaws and pronounced cheek muscles. The ears may be...

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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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