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Florissant officials vote to repeal controversial pit bull ban

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) - The Florissant City Council voted Monday night to end the city’s ban on pit bulls and pit bull mixes. The new ordinance that passed states it "allows pit bull dogs in the city with mandatory spaying and neutering". The city council chambers were packed as lots of residents attended to voice their opinion. Extra chairs More...

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By thepitbullpress On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Dog Seized By Police For Being A Pit Bull Is Finally Home

Hank was taken from his family because he looked like a pit bull — but now he’s HOME. A dog who was seized by police on suspicion of being a pit bull and locked up at an undisclosed location earlier this month More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Are Pit Bulls Man’s Best Friend Or Are They Deadly Weapons?

“Are Pit Bulls Man’s Best Friend Or Deadly Weapons?” is the name of an opinion piece in the Chicago Sun Times. My quandary, do I write about this story, and give it more attention, or counter. I this case More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Sweet Pit Bull Type Dog Seized By The Police Is Back Home With Her Dad

This sweet pit bull was taken away by the police — and it was totally legal. From Indy’s Facebook page… Pit Bulls were banned in the UK in 1991, 6 months after a dog attack that unfortunately caused More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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DREW JOHNSON: Pit bull bans kill family pets without improving public safety

Some of man’s best friends have been turned into public enemy No. 1 thanks to some bad PR and a laundry list of unreasonable regulations by elected officials. Over the last 30 years, pit bulls have been More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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Communities Across the Country Overturn Pit Bull Bans

Once seen as the scourge of the dog population, pit bulls are being welcomed back into the fold, with communities across the country overturning bans on what USA Today says was once ” America’s most More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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The Real Truth About Pit Bulls-Part Three

Today: A continuation of our discussion about Pit Bulls. If Pit Bulls have been bred for generations not to bite people, why is it that we seem to hear so many gruesome accounts of Pit Bull attacks? One reason… More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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The Real Truth About Pit Bulls-Part Two

This is a continuation of our discussion about Pit Bulls. If you missed Part One check out yesterday’s post before rejoining us here. What is often lost in the discussion about Pit Bulls and aggression is More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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The Real Truth About Pit Bulls-Part One

A discussion about Pit Bulls and breed specific legislation recently erupted on this blog in response to my post about two pieces of dog-friendly legislation passed this year in Colorado.American Staffordshire More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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Man Forced To Give Up Dog Due To Local Government Law

A Michigan man will have his new canine companion taken away because of a local law that bans certain types of dog breeds. An ordinance in Waterford Township, Michigan mandates that pit bull terriers and other More...