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Stop the 'Wave of Hysteria' Over Pit Bulls


Animals  (tags: pit bulls, maglined, breeds, legislation, hysteria, bad owners, irresponsible humans, problems )

Simone
- 2352 days ago - guampdn.com
For the past 3 years I've been involved with raising and breeding American pit bull terriers. I've also been raising other breeds for more than 20 years, and have experience in obedience and protection training for dogs. Previously, I had a



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Mike H. (217)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 11:15 am
Pit bulls have been demonized by the news media looking for a headline. Michael Vick's pits were trained for fighting. Out of 48 dogs that he had- only one had to be euthanized. The others have been rehomed. I was fearful of them until I started volunteering at an animal shelter. I discovered that they are friendly and playful. One of them-Chance- was selected to be trained for law enforcement. If you google Lawdogsusa.org you will see the info on pitties being trained for law enforcement. As always any dog needs a responsible human owner.
 

Simone D. (1489)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 1:30 pm
So true Mike, I think they are sadly picked on too.
 

avril k. (52)
Friday February 22, 2008, 6:08 am
It is not the dogs, it`s the owner`s of the dogs at fault for not knowing how to look after and train there pet`s. I have a rottweiler and he is more
obedient than most chrildren i can take him anywhere, and he does`nt need a lead on, he walk`s at my side and stay`s there. Give me a dog any day.
 
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