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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If he's lucky enough to make it onto the adoption row and gets adopted, his savior finds she has also adopted a quandary: Most breed specific legislation, housing regulations, and insurance companies discriminate against any dog with a "pit bull label--possibly the reason why those mixed-breed DNA testing companies don't designate any of the dogs they test as American Pit Bull Terriers.
Nos caes da raca American pit bull terrier, clinicamente normais deste estudo, com idade variando de um a seis anos, apresentaram valores medios de VHS de 10,9 [+ o -] 0,4 vertebras.
Just minutes earlier in the same court, her son, 23-year-old Kiel Simpson, appeared charged with possession of a banned dog under section one of the Dangerous Dog Act, the American pit bull terrier called Reuben, which killed his niece.
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.
Although they may have some American pit bull terrier breeding they are not substantially of that type.
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 modern American Pit Bull Terrier is descended from bull and terrier crosses brought to America from England and Ireland in the 1800s.
Dublin City Council banned American Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, English Pit Bull Terrier, Bull Mastiff and Doberman Pinscher.
The 26-year-old's genitals were bitten off as he played with an American pit bull terrier at a friend's home.

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