Tag Archives: breedism

We are Lennox.

We stand in solidarity against the governmental stupidity that would seize a mixed breed dog from his home, accuse him of being a pit bull, hold him for two years, not allow him to be transported to safety outside of … Continue reading

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Couldn’t have been a Lab– they don’t bite.

Local news story: Man was attacked by his own Labrador Retriever during a “family altercation”. The dog was tasered by police because it was “out of control” and they couldn’t otherwise contain him. The man was taken to the hospital … Continue reading

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Why calling her a pit bull matters.

Last weekend Luce and I helped out with a Rally Obedience demonstration run by the lady who has been our most recent obedience instructor (she teaches Steve’s Beginner Novice class, and Luce and I took Rally with her last session). … Continue reading

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There’s always gotta be one, right?

I took Luce to our town’s Memorial Day parade this morning. (And I swear I saw George Bush Senior walking in it, complete with Secret Service guy with earpiece and a black Secret Service sedan behind that, but my neighbor … Continue reading

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Why I bother and why it matters.

I really do try to stay out of arguments about pit bulls. I tend to shy away from venues where they’re likely to come up, don’t get involved in comments on news articles or anything like that (except to privately … Continue reading

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I’m sick of it.

I’m tired of the constant drama of the pit bull. I’m tired of the bullshit from supporters and detractors alike. I’m tired of my dogs being labeled as vicious because of what they look like, but I’m equally tired of … Continue reading

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Creeps and imbeciles.

Apparently, though I had no idea, there are two kinds of pit bull owners in this world: creeps and imbeciles. I like to think that I fall into neither category. I’m pretty plain and boring. I have moments of meanness, … Continue reading

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Oh those scary Rockwilders.

I had a new client make me really sad today. She came in with her large, intact male Rottie this morning for skin problems that he’s been having. ‘Tis the season. Nice lady. Nice dog. Large dog. Not a shameless … Continue reading

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Blogrolling blues.

I don’t know if anybody noticed, but a few days ago I removed the link to Fugly Horse of the Day from my blogroll. For a reason: twice in recent weeks she’s hated on pit bulls too much for me … Continue reading

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“Non-traditional” dogs, “difficult” dogs, and how much they rock.

One of the things that made me the most happy at our Rally trial on Sunday was the wide variety of dog breeds that were there. Yes, it was an AKC trial, which means all the dogs were (ostensibly) purebred … Continue reading

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