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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) killed the pit bulls by lethal injection. Nineteen of the pit bulls were puppies (Dayan). This is a prime example of the misunderstanding and intolerance of this breed. Pit bulls should not be singled out as violent animals and should not have to be restrained based only on their breed. More importantly, all pit bulls should not be banned just because of their breed. Advocates that support pit bull bans insist all pit bulls should be restrained or banned. If they are not banned, then the dogs…

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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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  • Argumentative Essay: Pitbulls Should Be Banned

    banned? The breeds of dogs that are considered pit bulls are the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The American Bulldog is sometimes considered a pit bull, too. No dog breed is perfect; however, the Pit Bull is an aggressive and dangerous dog breed that should be carefully monitored. There are several measures that communities should take to decrease the chances of pit bull attacks, if they should have them at all. Due…

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  • Informative Essay On Pit Bull Terrier

    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 their wonderful personality, they are a great pet to have around children, and they are targeted negatively by the…

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  • Are Pitbulls Good Or Bad

    There is not a breed more dangerous because violence is in their DNA” says pit bull 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pitbull Research Paper

    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. Instead, it is often portrayed…

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  • Are Pit Bulls Good Or Bad

    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 changed based on their history of the dog. From 2010 to 2014, Pit Bulls have killed…

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