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The timing of the breed-specific legislation FAQ comes just a week after the nonprofit released a meme campaign that unwinds the myth that pit bulls cannot be properly identified.
But when they make such claims, animal lovers and humane advocates play into the hands of the Michael Vicks in the savage world of dogfighting, who count on our refusal to admit the genetic animal-aggression of most pit bulls.
He said badly trained pit bulls could lash out at anyone but children were more likely to suffer serious injuries.
The court's decision, in part, said the public perception of pit bulls was viciousness and unprovoked attacks and that was an improper image to send about lawyers.
Nevertheless, they have expressed concern over the expansive definition in the Act of what constitutes a pit bull.
Pit bull terriers can only be kept if the owner has a certificate which exempts them from the Act.
Mr Butcher, chief inspector of the RSPCA's Special Operations unit, said: "These new dogs are much larger than Staffordshire bull terriers and in our eyes are simply a smaller version of the banned American pit bull.
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While the debate over pit bulls and other dangerous dogs has proven to be extremely polarizing, this book is directed at both sides, encouraging fact-based analysis and real-world policies designed to help victims, pet owners, and even the dogs themselves.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group Chief Marketing Officer Chris Panebianco has recently been named Community Outreach and Development Coordinator of Cuse Pit Crew, a Syracuse, NY based animal rights group that focuses on advocacy for pit bulls and other misunderstood dog breeds.
Carli Webb: "I'm starting to agree with the pit bull pundits who say, 'It's not the dog, its the people.
The pit bull which had caused multiple lacerations on severe levels after biting a baby's face on Sunday, April 27, was euthanised on Tuesday, April 29.