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  • The Pros And Cons Of Dog Fighting

    In July of 2007, a man’s livelihood and freedom hung in the balance. Atlanta Falcons star quarterback Michael Vick was on trial for charges of illegal dogfighting, accused of abhorrent abuse and slaughter of dogs in the brutal blood sport. To public satisfaction, the promising first round overall draft pick was sentenced to 21 months in a federal prison with two months of house arrest. With justice served, it brings the question, how influential and lucrative is the underground dog fighting scene so that a 37 million dollar annual salary celebrity would risk incarceration? According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), “As with any other illegal underground activity, it is impossible to determine how…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Dog Fighting

    Discrimination Dog fighting and breed discrimination go hand in hand and are the dark side of our society that needs to be eliminated not only because of its extreme cruelty to the innocent dogs forced to participate, but also because of its association with gambling, gang activity, and drug use. What is dog fighting? Dog fighting is a “sport” in which dogs are specifically bred and raised to fight with other dogs to satisfy their owners gambling appetites. Two dogs are set in a arena in…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Animal Abuse

    Animal abuse has been a part of human history for going farther back than 710 A.D.. Animal abuse has even been used for human entertainment such as bullfighting all the way to grindadraps. These activities still exists to this day. At some points in history animal abuse was considered a sport. Dog fighting was seen as far back as the 12th century. When the Romans invaded Britain, Britain’s used their dogs to help in the war. When they finally won they saw how strong their dogs were and began…

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  • Pitbull Research Paper

    People, through ignorance and fear, have allowed the results of irresponsible ownership to camouflage the innocent dogs that make up a majority of this breed.…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Pitbulls

    're upset or sick? Imagine if you raised a dog since birth and took care of it as if it was your own child and one day 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…

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  • Why Pit Bulls Should Not Be Banned Essay

    violent dogs. They are stigmatized as the breed often known as fighting dogs. These dogs are singled out to be restrained or banned and are put to death just for their breed. In Lafayette, Louisiana, two men were arrested for dog fighting and fifty-seven pit bulls were confiscated. Some of the confiscated dogs had scars from fighting, and just because of the breed’s reputation, all of the dogs were considered dangerous. The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LSPCA)…

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  • Informative Essay On Pit Bull Terrier

    What comes to your mind when you think of the Pit Bull terrier? Many people think of everything that comes with their reputation, dog fighting, dog attacks, locking jaws and aggression. That is the side of the Pit Bull that many people think of, and for some people that is all they are willing to see in the breed. But that is not truly what the pit bull terrier is all about. They are so much more than what you hear in the news. Pit bulls are not deserving of their bad reputation considering…

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  • Are Pitbulls Good Or Bad

    columnist, Jonathan Macready (Macready, par.1). Dog attacks can result in serious injury or death; they can also result in costly medical bills. (“What’s Your Liability,” par.6). The vast majority of people believe pit bulls are dangerous animals, however they still keep them as pets. One can argue that pit bulls are not one hundred percent responsible for their behavior. Although there have been prevalent…

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  • Bully Myth Essay

    The Bully Breed Myth There are many breed of dogs throughout 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…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Don T Bully My Breed

    American Pit Bull Terrier or APBT, and as the American Staffordshire Terrier or Amstaff. These dogs are described in the Original Dog Bible as medium build dogs that are slightly longer than tall, wedge shaped head, muscular build and with a deep powerful muzzle. It goes on to say the dogs should range from seventeen to twenty-two inches in height and weigh thirty-five to eighty pounds (Mehus-Roe325-326). A pit-bull type…

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