Category Archives: Pit Bull Controversy

A Hero? A Villain? No, Just A Dog

Here are two stories plucked from the media, in one the dog is portrayed as a hero, in the other the dog is the villain. The fact is, both dogs are doing exactly the same thing. Story 1: “A heroic

A Hero? A Villain? No, Just A Dog

Here are two stories plucked from the media, in one the dog is portrayed as a hero, in the other the dog is the villain. The fact is, both dogs are doing exactly the same thing. Story 1: “A heroic

Compelling Vets To Report Pit Bulls Will Only Help Hide The Problem

It is a fact that currently Veterinarians are not required to report illegal (unregistered, undeclared) pit bull to authorities. I regularly see pit bull -type dogs and my policy is to care for the animal and keep my mouth shut

Compelling Vets To Report Pit Bulls Will Only Help Hide The Problem

It is a fact that currently Veterinarians are not required to report illegal (unregistered, undeclared) pit bull to authorities. I regularly see pit bull -type dogs and my policy is to care for the animal and keep my mouth shut

Here Is A Classic ‘Chicken-And-Egg’ For You: Owners Of Aggressive Breed Dogs More Aggressive Themselves

I have to say, this doesn’t come as huge surprise to me: ‘Owners of stereotypically aggressive dog breeds such as German Shepherds and Rottweilers are more likely to be hostile and aggressive themselves compared with owners of typically laid-back pooches

Here Is A Classic ‘Chicken-And-Egg’ For You: Owners Of Aggressive Breed Dogs More Aggressive Themselves

I have to say, this doesn’t come as huge surprise to me: ‘Owners of stereotypically aggressive dog breeds such as German Shepherds and Rottweilers are more likely to be hostile and aggressive themselves compared with owners of typically laid-back pooches

Innocent Will Pay For Police Dog-Handling Incompetence

I have long argued that Police officers needs compulsory training in handling aggressive dogs. Ultimately if those skills are lacking, it’s not just the dogs that will pay dearly. Today this kind of incompetence almost claimed one victim: ‘As the

Innocent Will Pay For Police Dog-Handling Incompetence

I have long argued that Police officers needs compulsory training in handling aggressive dogs. Ultimately if those skills are lacking, it’s not just the dogs that will pay dearly. Today this kind of incompetence almost claimed one victim: ‘As the

A Deadly Dog On The Loose Is Not An ‘Accident’!

In a culmination of a story that gripped Australia, the owner of a Pit Bull that killed a 4-year-old girl last year was fined $11,000. There was no conviction recorded. The judge has called the event a ‘relatively minor breach

A Deadly Dog On The Loose Is Not An ‘Accident’!

In a culmination of a story that gripped Australia, the owner of a Pit Bull that killed a 4-year-old girl last year was fined $11,000. There was no conviction recorded. The judge has called the event a ‘relatively minor breach

Could Dog Shelters Be Fabricating Torture Stories To Drum Up Donations?

Something fishy is going one when an animal shelter publicizes a story of a dog’s abduction and torture, only to change it to a car accident: ‘MARS issued a statment on its website and Facebook Thursday seeing help with Cesar’s

Could Dog Shelters Be Fabricating Torture Stories To Drum Up Donations?

Something fishy is going one when an animal shelter publicizes a story of a dog’s abduction and torture, only to change it to a car accident: ‘MARS issued a statment on its website and Facebook Thursday seeing help with Cesar’s

Some Pit Bulls Save Lives

Despite what you may have heard in the news, not all Pit Bulls kill and maim people. Some Pit Bulls save lives: ‘The six-year-old pit bull named Titan initially won the award for his actions when owner Gloria Benton suffered

Some Pit Bulls Save Lives

Despite what you may have heard in the news, not all Pit Bulls kill and maim people. Some Pit Bulls save lives: ‘The six-year-old pit bull named Titan initially won the award for his actions when owner Gloria Benton suffered

What Are The Laws For, If Not For This ‘Monster’?

‘The Bronx building superintendent who remains behind bars for allegedly keeping 50 pit bulls in a canine chamber of horrors is refusing to hand them over permanently to the ASPCA, which has been caring for them since his June 21

What Are The Laws For, If Not For This ‘Monster’?

‘The Bronx building superintendent who remains behind bars for allegedly keeping 50 pit bulls in a canine chamber of horrors is refusing to hand them over permanently to the ASPCA, which has been caring for them since his June 21

Maybe I Will Just Quit And Let A Judge Perform Surgery Instead!

I do a lot of writing, as the pages of this publication will attest. And all of you, my loyal readers know not many things get me upset. Well, other then innocent animals being put down that is. But this

Maybe I Will Just Quit And Let A Judge Perform Surgery Instead!

I do a lot of writing, as the pages of this publication will attest. And all of you, my loyal readers know not many things get me upset. Well, other then innocent animals being put down that is. But this

Five Factors In Dog Attacks

‘There are five key things that contribute to a dog attack, there’s failure of early socialisation, failure of later socialisation, genetics, a pre-existing medical condition and victim behaviour,” he says. “And they’re the five things which we need to influence

Five Factors In Dog Attacks

‘There are five key things that contribute to a dog attack, there’s failure of early socialisation, failure of later socialisation, genetics, a pre-existing medical condition and victim behaviour,” he says. “And they’re the five things which we need to influence