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Pit Bull

For The Love of Pit Bulls Pit bulls are just like any other loyal breed of dog. Just like the other breeds, pit bulls are only dangerous if they are raised to be dangerous. According to the AVMA, it is “mostly the owners, not the dogs, who are to blame for any bad behavior.” (“Ban Pit Bulls?”). Pit bulls are wonderful companions and friends. The pit bull breed originates from England in the 1800s. These precious animals were initially raised and trained to fight for entertainment. Around “1835...

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The Misunderstood Pit-Bull

April 28, 2013 English 112 Leonard The Misunderstood Pit-bull The misconception of the pit-bull has always been controversial to most people. Most of the public refers to the breed as mean and vicious. It is unfair that they judge the breed based on rumors and hearsay rather than base it on hard facts. These rumors make it hard for current owners and potential owners to adopt or own this breed. The pit-bull has the same right to become a loving pet as any other animal does...

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Pit Bulls

Pit bulls tend to have a publically bad reputation, they have been misjudge because of what people have seen on TV, in movies and on the Internet. I feel that pit bulls do not get the credit they deserve. The only time a pit is recognize is when it attacks and causes damage to a human or another animal. The aggression trait has been bred into this dog, by inbreeding and breeding for those particular traits. It is also a manner of how the animal is treated and raised, which boils down to the person...

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Banning pit bulls

Banning Pit Bulls Pit bulls are the most misunderstood dog breed in the world. When people hear the name pit bull they automatically think of dogs fighting and attacking. Pit bulls refers to a range of breeds and, often, a mixed-breed dog. People think they are a very dangerous breed of dog. Because of this, some areas do not allow pit bulls and breeds like them. I do not believe pit bulls should be banned or technical words are breed specific legislation...

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The Right to Own Pit Bulls

The Right to Own Pit Bulls April Williams April 4, 2013 Everest University The Right to Own Pit Bulls Should people be allowed to own Pit bulls? According to Defend Pit Bulls (July, 2009), the Pit bull breed makes up 5-9.6% of the United States dog population, in 2007 there were 72 million dogs in the US making that between 3,600,000 and 6,912,000 Pit bull breed dogs in the United States. This particular breed of dog is typically stereotyped against as being a vicious and dangerous breed...

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Pit Bull Abuse

Pit bulls may seem like aggressive dogs. Even the word “pit bull” may make people scared. Everything negative you hear about pit bulls is a big lie. Pit bulls are intelligent, super-loyal, very loving, and have high amounts of energy. But you’d be hard-pressed to find another breed with more raw athletic ability. They are the best dogs in the world with the proper training. Sadly, people mistreat pit bulls and use them as negative entertainment for their own selfish minds. Some people raise...

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Pit Bulls

an owner of an American pit bull terrier, I witness first hand how the pit bull is discriminated against on a daily basis. C. Audience Relation How many of you enjoy being categorized by the way you look? Just as we, as people, are evaluated, all animals need to be evaluated by its own qualities, not their appearance. D. Central Idea Today, I would like to take the time to refute the falsely made claims that have been made against the pit bull breed and provide you with...

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Pit Bulls

Pit bulls and terrier breeds were created in early 19th century, for the popular spectator sports of bull- and bear-baiting. In 1898 the UKC, Britain's equivalent of the AKC, named these bull dogs the American Pit Bull Terrier. The AKC decided to recognize the breed in the early 1930s--but under a new name. Intending to separate it from its pit-fighting past, the AKC named it the American Staffordshire terrier, also known as a pit bull. These dogs have been used for protection not only in homes but...

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Troublemakers: Law and Pit Bull Ownership

banning pit bulls in Ontario, but in between he refers to generalizations in insurance (young male drivers pay higher premiums), medicine (overweight males will be counseled to have their cholesterol checked), law enforcement (what markers are used to identify terrorists) and our perceptions about crime rates in New York City. The pit bull ban is the only law that he considers, the rest are practices or perceptions. Gladwell concludes that the ban on pit bulls is overbroad, because not all pit bulls...

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The Negative Effects the Media Has on the Pit Bull Breed

The Negative Effects The Media Has On The Pit Bull Breed Did you know that for over one hundred years the Pit Bull was called the “Nanny Dog” by Americans, and was the breed that symbolized our country? One of the most famous Pit Bulls was Petey from The Little Rascals. For generations people got a Pit Bull to keep their children safe because these dogs were the most trustworthy of any breed with children and adults. Now the Nanny Dog is being persecuted by the media, and being called the hellion...

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