American Pit Bull Terrier

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  • Dog Bans Essay

    breeds that come to mind are pit-bulls, pit-bull mixes, and closely related breeds. Some people will say how dangerous and unpredictable they are, while others vouch for the lovely nature of these breeds. Whenever there is a dog attack mentioned in the news, more than likely the report will state that a pit-bull or pit-bull mix that is responsible. Over the years there has been great debate over these breeds and the breed specific dog bans. These bans on pit-bulls, pit-bull mixes, and the…

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  • Pitbulls: Are They Good Or Bad?

    Pit bulls are, by far, the most feared dog. A “pit bull” isn 't an actual breed, the term originates from the American Pit Bull Terrier but also includes the American Staffordshire Terrier, the English Staffordshire Terrier, and any dogs that are mixes of these breeds. These dogs are stereotyped to the point that there have been laws instated that have banned the dogs in some cities. For decades the media has been using the pit bull hysteria for their own profit. This is an issue because so many…

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  • Pitbull Research Paper

    has led to the demise of the original reputation of the Pit bull. False allegations and intentional implantation of fear has contributed to the degradation of this breed. For the past several years, the Pit bull has had their reputation demolished due to false assumptions. However, the Pit bull was not always an object of discrimination. Within the last decade, society’s view of this beloved breed has degenerated. Quite often, the Pit bull is no longer looked upon as a loyal companion.…

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  • Why Is Dog Abuse Wrong

    Dog abuse is wrong. Almost every day a dog dies because of abuse. Just because they made a mistake. The people know what’s happening to these poor dogs, but none have the courage to stand up and stop this abuse. Dogs show a lot of love to their owners, and even the smallest hearts show love. So why do owners show hate and no love back? Most people don’t like dogs because videos have shown a dog being bad, or a personality of a dog being bad, but not all dogs are bad. Most dogs that are bad…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Pitbulls

    animal control just takes them away because of the type of breed they are. For years there has been a stereotype on pit bulls,stories about them attacking people,and even now there are many myths about them that are not true. For example, according to the article “ Pit bulls Myths” it mentions one of the many myths such as “pit bulls don 't feel pain” and it states that “ Pit Bulls have the same nervous system of any other breed, and they can and do feel pain.” This shows that there is a lot of…

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  • Pit Bull Research Paper

    shelter does decide to continue to not adopt out Pit Bulls, there are other options than euthanization. For instance, there are numerous rescue centers that will take in dogs deemed ‘vicious,’ like Pits Bulls, to keep them from being killed. One of these rescue centers is located in North Carolina. Fortitudine Vincimus Rescue Center, also known as “The Fort” was founded by Jake Gardner in 2012. According to Judi Brinegar’s article (2014), “Pit Bull Rescue Seeks Help,” “The Fort" is a nonprofit,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Pitbull

    family in California adopted Rocco, an American Pitbull Terrier, they had no idea what they were in for. Since the adoption, both Carol and Peter Devia were wrongfully terminated from their stable jobs at a newspaper delivery company. Unfortunately for the couple and their two children, this meant missing rent payments on their apartment and eventually being evicted. While finding a new living space might be easy for most families, owning an American Pitbull Terrier makes things more…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Pitbulls

    solved; however, now the segregation is not among us humans but rather, through dogs. The pit-bull breed, like any breed was bred for ‘…different jobs over centuries…(Enos 3)’ and as ‘…family companions…(Enos 3).’ Though, in recent years, pit bulls that had once been thrown into rings to kill one another were now being adopted out to families in order to help shelters make room for more dogs in need. Pit bulls, having the image of being aggressive and potentially dangerous, caused some states…

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  • Dog Owners Should Not Be Breed Banned

    alternative to breed banning is to provide adult dogs with appropriate discipline, meaning always be in control of the dog, make sure dogs are properly trained as puppies, and correct any aggression as soon as the owner notices these actions. In one study pit bulls were not assessed individually, but as a group. The study showed the entire group, in comparison to other breeds considered non dangerous, has a higher rate to show different unique behavioral traits during an attack. These behavioral…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Dogfighting Inhumane

    associates. Vick was sentenced to up to 23 months in prison for housing and training 50 pit bull dogs, staging dog fights, killing dogs, and running a high stakes gambling ring that holds up to $26,000. Dogfighting is not just about the dogs, it is also about people involved in the operation. People too, can suffer the consequences as a result of dogfighting. The purpose of dogfighting is to watch two dogs be placed in a pit to fight each other for the viewer’s to gamble, and be entertained.…

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