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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Pit' (3)

New Mexico May Invoke "Dangerous Dog" Law - may be first step to ban pit bulls

I got this from a friend.  Please spread the word and call/email your legislators if you are so inclined.  (I called and it really is her home number) I've fostered many pit bulls for local shelters and they were extremely friendly and social dogs.  The most aggressive dog I ever fostered was a collie mix.  It is the HUMANs in the dog's life that most affects the dog's personality, not the breed.  The…

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Added by Julie L on December 15, 2011 at 7:26pm — 2 Comments

Burger King Commercial Discriminates Against Rottweilers and Pit Bulls

A Burger King commercial running now depicts a mailman walking down the street with two fake dogs hanging off him and sings, "Rottweilers and pit bulls — doing the mailman thing." It's meant to be funny but it reinforces a prejudice. The commercial adds to the pervasive media bias that all pit bulls and Rottweilers are dangerous. It could inadvertently fuel breed discriminatory legislation costing innocent dogs their lives.



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Added by Julie L on October 2, 2010 at 9:10pm — 1 Comment

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