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    The American pit bull terrier is a well-known breed of dog for polarizing reasons. Some know them as affectionate, loyal companions; trusted around children, the elderly, and other smaller breeds of dogs. Some may even recognize the breed from recruitment flyers for WWI, as at that time the American pit bull terrier embodied American masculinity and toughness. Delise, (2007) notes the following: However, for over half a century in between, 1920–1970, millions of Bulldogs, Bull Terriers, American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers and all their mixed breed cousins served Americans well in every possible capacity and circumstance. From high-profile Bulldogs such as Stubby, one of America’s foremost canine military heroes, and Petey, the famed Little Rascals Pit bull pal, to the millions of anonymous dogs whose owners either cherished, neglected, fought or horrifically abused them, Bulldogs served Americans consistently, courageously, faithfully, and peaceably. (p. 71)…

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    American Pit Bull Terrier

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    tend to create a special kind of bond and connection that others cannot see. Since many of them prefer dogs as their pet and as a companion, they can benefit in being familiar with different kinds of dog breeds and effective ways in training them. The Akita dogs are recognizable with their curled tail and bear shaped head that is best characterized by the Spitz breeds. They are easy going dogs with a laid back personality which makes them an excellent pet in the family. In training this kind…

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    Pit Bull Terrier History

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    The American pit-bull terrier origin begins in the early 1700s in Ireland and England where the breed was first discovered. Before it became the American pit-bull terrier, its original name was the Staff shire terrier. The American pit-bull terrier was a breed formed from tow distinctive dogs. The bulldog was use for the strength and muscular build of the American pit-bull terrier. The white terrier gave the American pit-bull terrier the speed, agility, and the overall bravery to be used as…

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    specific bans so people couldn’t have them. But if they are raised right then they won’t bite or attack persons or kids, it is just in all how you raise them. They were really bred for protecting and being used to safeguard the house, they are excellent protection, they love kids and playing. Honestly, they are big teddy bears when raised right. Unless someone is unwelcome in their home, then you may not make it back from where you came. The things that will be talked about are the history about…

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    The American Bull Terrier Vs the Dachshund The American Bull terrier, often referred to as the Pit Bull, is considered to be the most aggressive dog breed around. However this has been proven to be false, by a k9 aggression test. The truth is the Pit Bull is not the most aggressive breed, because this characteristic belongs to the Dachshund breed. The differences between the Pit Bull and the Dachshund breeds are uncanny, of course the most obvious differences being those of the…

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    Many think that pit bulls will attack any moment, without warning and are therefore dangerous. Dogs do not react without warning and pit bulls are no exception. They are predictable as any other dog. Dogs communicate through body language they show us signs when they are afraid, stressed, happy, depressed, irritated and they even show us love and compassion. However some signs are easy to miss or misread. There are hundreds of body cues that dogs use and humans easily misunderstand their dogs or…

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    was it a good or bad. Did you just passed judgment on that animal. Pit Bulls are criticized every day of their life because of their ancestors. Pit Bulls are the bully breed of this society and you do not even know anything about them. Pit Bulls are loving dogs but they have picked up the name bully breed because of the way people view them. Pit Bulls were bred for dog fighting, bull and bear baiting. By the 1900s they started to be bred as farm dogs, family dogs, military mascots,…

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    Are Pit Bulls Good Or Bad

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    President Theodore Roosevelt owned an American Pit Bull Terrier named Pete. In the movie The Little Rascals the dog is an American Pit Bull Terrier. Is the breed of American Pit Bull Terriers good or bad? The topic on whether the American Pit Bull Terrier breed is good or bad, has a deep history to consider, and there will always be both supporters and critics who continue to debate this topic. Throughout the years, the viewings on the American Pit Bull Terrier have changed. These viewings have…

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    Bully Myth Essay

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    the world. The bully breed of dogs such as, the American Pit bull Terrier, Staffordshire terrier, and Staffordshire bull terrier are all descendants of the ancient molosser dog from the British Isles. These medium size dogs were bred for hunting, protection, fighting, and bull baiting activities. These dogs served in the military, were presidential pits, and nanny dogs for parents. But, myths say these particular dogs have locking jaws, have a bite force of 1,600 pounds per square inch, and…

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    Discrimination On Pitbulls

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    by society? Pit Bulls are among those dogs; the dog that gets left on the street when their family’s don’t want them, and the dogs that don’t get adopted from the shelters because they are seen as mean-spirited and aggressive. This may venture one to ask how did it come to this? How did the Pit Bull go from being one of America’s favorite breeds, nicknamed the “nanny dog”, to one of the most wrongly outlawed dogs as a result of poor judgment and misconceptions? The first fact one should know…

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