American pit bull terrier


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American pit bull terrier

a powerful, muscular dog with short, smooth hair, broad head and ears which naturally fold over but in some countries are cropped. It has earned a reputation as a fighting dog.
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It is possible that the American pit bull terrier in question did not like to have its head touched.
The American Dog Breeders Association, Inc began in l909 as an exclusive association of American Pit Bull Terrier breeders.
A Solihull woman has succeeded in her bid to save the life of her American pit bull terrier after it savaged a smaller dog and bit its owner.
You're penalizing the people who are legitimate and not taking care of the problem,'' said Sharon Sundy, president of the Southern California American Pit Bull Terrier Club.
Dublin City Council banned American Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, English Pit Bull Terrier, Bull Mastiff and Doberman Pinscher.
Although they may have some American pit bull terrier breeding they are not substantially of that type.
Dena Mangiamele, chief veterinarian for the department of animal regulation, said the squat, heavy-set dogs - formally known as Staffordshire terriers - are cousins to the American pit bull terrier and similarly endowed with a very strong jaw.
The American pit bull terrier hangs on desperately as a series of savage bites from his opponent stain his white coat scarlet with blood.
The 26-year-old's genitals were bitten off as he played with an American pit bull terrier at a friend's home.
pit bull Some dogs, including American pit bull terriers, are the subject of bans, under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
This is partly because people have confused Staffies with the larger, more dangerous and banned American pit bull terriers and partly because the type of owner who, being deprived of the designer-status vicious American pit bull, turned to the Staffie in the hope that it would provide the levels of intimidation required for the type of insecurity that believes a dog can be a weapon.
David Garside was at the 27-year-old's bedside along with her four children, sister, mum and grandparents when she was declared dead after being savaged by her boyfriend's two American pit bull terriers.

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