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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 in Ireland due to dog bites from 1998 (when the country enacted BSL) to 2013. The study found that not only were instances of dog bites More...

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By thepitbullpress On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Shelters Confront Reality Of Pit Bull Discrimination

WEST CHESTER, PA – Too many of the dog shelters in Pennsylvania area are overrun with pets needing forever homes. The problem is even worse for pit bulls because of the ugly preconceived notions many have More...

By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

BDL: Separating The Numbers From The Noise

Every time there is a dog attack that involves any breed of dog that has any resemblance to a pit bull type dog, the headline reads “Pit bull mauls” victim. The accompanying picture usually depicts More...