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When dangerous dog owners fail good dogs.

I used to know this dog. I say used to because he’s dead now. He was a very nice dog. Not a pit bull, but he played one on tv. Super happy, wiggly, goofy, all tongue and bully grin. As … 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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BSL falls in Italy.

Italy, notorious for its former breed blacklist of 92 dogs ranging from Rottweilers to Corgis, Pit Bulls to Collies, is now reportedly doing away with their breed discrimination in favor of legislation that applies to all dogs, regardless of breed. … Continue reading

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Why Calgary matters.

The Calgary Herald published this week that dog attacks have fallen to their lowest level in 25 years. This is great news on a number of levels. The less people injured by dogs the better. The fewer dogs put in … Continue reading

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“Commercial Kennels” in Lancaster County by the numbers.

There are a bunch of changes taking place in Pennsylvania Dog Law right now, many of which pertain to kennels, which is a good thing, but right now a chaotic and somewhat confusing thing. For example, all boarding kennels are … Continue reading

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Good news for PA pits. Plus Blogrolling.

I was so glad to see Hello Bully reporting that the proposed changes to the Pennsylvania Dangerous Dog Law which had removed the language that prohibited BSL has been amended and returned the language to the bill that states “A … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the Zimmerman brothers and puppy mills.

On Friday night, more than 100 people gathered near the properties owned by Elmer and Ammon Zimmerman, the two brothers who shot their 80 mill dogs after the authorities required that they seek medical care for some of the dogs. … Continue reading

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I get scared for my dogs.

I’ve been trying to write my letters to the PA legislators regarding HB 2553, trying to get my head together and figure out the right tone to take, and surfing around to assorted blogs trying to get a handle on … Continue reading

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Heads up in PA. HB 2553 may undo BSL ban.

Currently, Pennsylvania has a reasonable dangerous dog law that applies to all breeds equally and explicitly bans any laws that target specific breeds. Because of this, the proposed pit bull restrictions in Reading were overturned just a few months ago. … Continue reading

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TFADD doesn’t hate pit bulls.

This “news” article coming out of Texas leads me to believe that there has recently been legislation passed that holds the owners of ALL dog breeds criminally liable if their dogs attack. So why is this article all about pit … Continue reading

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