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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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When police executed two search warrants, one at Hodgson's home and the other at his girlfriend's, they found another pit bull terrier type pup called Rixie.
A FAMILY accused of keeping pit bull terriers in their Northfield home claimed evidence was planted in their house during a raid.
Mughal, of Unett Street, Smethwick, pleaded guilty to charges of causing the dogs to fight, being present at a dog fight, possessing a pit bull terrier and causing unnecessary suffering.
Her uncle, 24-year-old Kiel Simpson, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates' Court to owning a dog banned under the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act, an American pit bull terrier.
He said that in his opinion this dog was one of the finest examples of a pit bull terrier type that he has ever examined.
Northridge resident Paulette Jolliffe of Canine Rescue Network found a home for Charlie, a pit bull terrier rescued from South Central Los Angeles.
Residents were ordered to stay indoors when a Garda marksman was sent to hunt down the ferocious pit bull terrier dog after it killed a family pet.
But it had previously been seized by police on suspicion it was a banned pit bull terrier.
POLICE today renewed an appeal for information following a savage attack on a dog by a pit bull terrier.
He described Reuben - which was brought home to St Helens at just five weeks old, the size of a hamster - as "possibly one of the finest examples of a pit bull terrier type that I have ever examined.
A man was warned yesterday he faces jail after he admitted owning the pit bull terrier which killed his five-year-old niece.
A MAN was warned he could face jail yesterday after he admitted owning the pit bull terrier which killed his five-year-old niece.