South Dakota Celebrates Pit Bull Independence Day

7.2.14 - South Dakota Celebrates Pit Bull Independence Day2

“We are kind of hoping that it sets the tone for the rest of the Midwest states,” said Vicktory dog owner Jacque Johnson.
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Dog Bite Fatalities: Breed or Human Problem?

5.6.14 - Dog Bite Fatalities - Breed or Human Problem

Statistics indicate that most of the factors surrounding dog-bite related fatalities are preventable and unrelated to dog breed. It is media reports rather than fact that spur the political decisions that lead to breed specific legislation.
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Rally in Capital Held to Show Dogs ‘Are Born Inherently Good’

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On Saturday, activists gathered in Washington D.C. for a demonstration against “breed-specific legislation”, or laws that ban or restrict ownership of dogs by breed, most commonly, pit bulls.
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Washington State Proposes Bill to End BSL

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“Human beings used to get chickens and put them together and have them fight, but we would never declare chickens as violent creatures,” said Rep. Christ Reykdal.
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Germans Outraged by Government’s Demand of Comatose Boy’s Dog

11.29.13 - Germans Demand Comatose Boy's Dog1

Doctors have seen Dylan’s condition improve in Tascha’s presence, and “strongly advise” against separating him from his therapy dog.
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President Obama Stands Up for Pit Bulls & Blasts BSL

Rebecca Corry's dog Angel, who was rescued after spending the first five years of her life being tortured.

“We don’t support breed-specific legislation — research shows that bans on certain types of dogs are largely ineffective and often a waste of public resources.”
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Nevada Bans Breed Specific Legislation


Assemblyman James Ohrenschall said: I’m proud of sponsoring this legislation because it will help keep our innocent friends from being killed needlessly and senselessly.
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Connecticut House Bans Dog Breed Bans

5.8.13 - No BSL

BSL leads to bully breeds being dropped off at shelters that are no longer able to adopt them out.
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Connecticut Proposes Bill to Ban Breed Specific Legislation

2.24.13 - BSL Ban in CT

“It’s like saying because I am blonde, I’m stupid. I’m not saying a dog can’t be labeled as dangerous, but its breed can’t be the criteria.”
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Breed Specific Legislation Fight Continues in Maryland

~ Chevi Cheezzin :) ~

After a victory in August against a bill that deemed pit bulls ‘inherently dangerous’, an altered version of the bill threatens pit bulls and their owners again.
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Breed Specific Legislation and Alpha Dog Mythology


Touting the concept that dogs are inclined to seek a higher status in their relationships with people, including displaying aggression to do it, is scary.
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