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  • Dog Owners Should Not Be Breed Banned

    Any dog owner and lover would agree that their pets are like family. Each animal with their own personality, responses, and temperament. Breed specific legislation, or breed banning is an ordinance passed by local government basically banning a specific breed or group of breeds of dogs that are considered dangerous. I strongly believe that banning specific dog breeds is not an effective way for keeping the public safe from dog bites or attacks. The ban does not notice differences in each dog 's temperament, or behavior displayed by individual dogs, but instead groups all dogs of specific breeds as dangerous. Breed banning does not control the problem of dangerous dogs due to the fact that laws are written to target specific breeds instead of targeting the unwanted behaviors,…

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  • Pitbull Controversy

    Out of all the different breeds of dogs, Pit bulls tend to top the list of controversy. Those who own the breed pose arguments stating that pit bulls are intelligent, obedient, and extremely loyal. Those opposed to the breed argue a different viewpoint of vicious attacks, aggressive behaviors and illegal dog fighting. Despite difference in opinion, pit bulls are a danger to society because of their aggressive tendencies, fatal attacks, and ignorant owners. Pit bulls have a tendency to have…

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  • How Are Pit Bulls Dangerous Or Misunderstood?

    commonly known as “Pit Bulls”, are all breeds of dogs that are universally misunderstood. Pit Bulls are commonly seen as vicious, dangerous, and violent animals. Unfortunately, Pit Bulls are falling victim to dog breedism. Over the years, Pit Bulls have gained a negative reputation, but why? These following articles address how Pit Bulls are misidentified, misrepresented, and unappreciated. One of the common issues regarding Pit Bulls is the ignorance of their identification. The first article…

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  • American Pit Bull Terrier Essay

    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…

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  • The Dog: The Evolution Of The Dog

    Evolution of the dog Evolution is the process of which an animal will change and develop to adapt to better suit its environment over many generations. The dog has evolved from the wolf mainly from domestication but all in different ways. Dogs have been bred and domesticated to fulfil different purposes for example a terrier has been breed to hunt small rodents hence their size and agility, however the great dane was breed to hunt larger animals like boars. This is done by artificial selection…

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  • Kennel Club Research Paper

    Chin. [Online] The Kennel Club. Available from: [Accessed on 28th November 2015] The kennel club website is also a well-known organisation and their website was used to be able to research general knowledge about Japanese Chins which are generally used as show dogs and there is a Japanese chin club website with a lot of shows dates from (The Japanese Chin Club, 2015). The kennel club website stated that Japanese chins are…

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  • New Guinea Singing Dog

    10. Lancashire Heeler. Though it looks like a wolf with its pointy ears and eyes, the Lancashire Heeler is just a small dog breed. They were developed to be used as herder and drover of cattles. No matter what the weather is, the Lancashire Heeler stays dry because it has an undercoat that helps keep it dry. In general, the Lancashire Heeler is a great companion because they are intelligent, friendly and alert. However, they can be lazy and really loud at times due to their energy level. They…

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  • Personal Essay: Recalling An Experience: Adopt Dont Shop

    Adopt, Don’t Shop; Recalling An Experience Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that dog, their world is changed forever. Many people looking to acquire a new pet for their household generally have an idea on what type, breed, color, age, or temperament they want in their animal. The most common is people, when looking for a new dog, want a specific breed, such as a Pomeranian or Mastiff. I had been the same way when my family and I started looking for a new dog, initially…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Dogs That Attack

    Dogs that Attack We were visiting Alexis’s family and her brother’s girlfriend had just found out she was pregnant, so we were celebrating. We were all sitting around chatting and their dog, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was curled up right next to Alexis. She was a great dog, loving and fabulous with children. Then suddenly without any warning. The dog was on top of Alexis and bites the side of her face and then went to her mouth. She tore some flesh from her face when we finally pulled her…

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  • Irish Terrier Essay

    terrier breeds. Its solid red coat and long, sleek body distinguish it from other terriers. Earlier Irish terriers were black and tan, grey and brindle with the solid reds appearing at the end of the 19th century. In 1879 Champions Erin and Kilney Boy appeared at a show in Glasgow and are considered the mother and father of the breed. During that era the Irish terrier was one of the most popular breeds both in England and the United States. The breed’s high intelligence and even temperament…

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