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Dog’s Parents Open Her DNA Test Results

What kind of dog is Polly? Her parents are about to open her DNA test results — and they are so surprised! Pit bulls can be affectionate, docile pets, but you wouldn’t know it from the public perception and media coverage of them. You also might not know how these dogs are penalized—or how that penalty spreads to dogs who just happen to look More...

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By thepitbullpress On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Pit Bulls Are Being Taken From Their Families Because Of Stupid Laws

Dogs are being taken from their families — and it’s totally legal. Imagine you were told you weren’t allowed to live somewhere or do something because had a specific “look” about you that some people More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Dr. Páraic Ó Súilleabháin’s Interview On Breed-Specific Legislation

Dr. Páraic Ó Súilleabháin’s interview he did with a documentary film crew on breed-specific legislation. A study published in 2015 by Páraic Ó Súilleabháin, analyzed the numbers of people hospitalized More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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There’s Certainly A Place For Pit Bulls In South Florida

BROWARD COUNTY, Florida – It goes without saying that we all share the same goal of a safe and humane community, in Tamarac and elsewhere. That’s why organizations like Best Friends Animal Society, along More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Châteauguay Wants To Repeal Pit Bull Bylaw

Châteauguay, Québec – Châteauguay has banned pit bulls since the 1980s, but now the city is repealing the ban. As Global’s Dan Spector reports, officials insist breed-specific legislation doesn’t More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Police Took This Sweet Dog Away While Her Dad Wasn’t Home — It Was Completely Legal

UNITED KINGDOM– Pit Bull type dogs were banned in the UK in 1991, after a dog attack that, sadly, caused a child to lose her life. Currently, there are nearly 3,000 exempted Pit Bulls living in the UK. Indy More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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Pit Bulls Deserve Families Just As Much As Other Dogs

Pit Bulls Deserve Families Just As Much As Other Dogs. Pit bulls are just as sweet and loyal as other dogs — so why would anyone want to ban them? If you’re able to provide a home to pit bulls like the More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Local Shelter In Vermont Takes Dogs Banned From Montreal

BURLINGTON, Vermont – Two dogs that got the boot from Montreal are now in Vermont looking for new homes. Trinity and Big Daddy are the first dogs the Chittenden County Humane Society took in after the More...

By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Pit Bull Ban Could Cost Thousands Of Dogs Their Lives

This pit bull ban means dogs in shelters won’t even have a chance to find homes — just because of how they look. BSL has not been effective in decreasing dog bites or increasing public safety anywhere hat More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Jean Donaldson Talks About Pit Bulls, BSL & The Media

Jean Donaldson has been at the forefront of the science-based, non-force movement in dog training and behavior modification for over 35 years. As the director of the Academy for Dog Trainers at the SFSPCA, she More...