Don’t Bully My Breed

Give a “pit bull” a chance!
I can say from experience that you won’t be sorry!!

aliciajoseph

I got into an argument today with a stranger on Twitter about BSL – Breed Specific Legislation. BSL is legislation cities can pass directly targeting a specific breed of dog. Some ordinances completely ban a breed from an entire city (Denver and Miami has done this).

The person I was exchanging words with was in support of banning pit bulls (which technically isn’t a breed).  “Pit Bull” is commonly used as an umbrella term for dogs with boxy-shaped heads, are stocky, appear strong in stature, and, of course, look “mean.” The term “pit bull” generally covers a few types of breeds: American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Bulldog, and Bull Terrier.

If found as strays, or rescued from abusive and neglectful situations, these dogs will be categorized as “pit bulls” and with it, in some situations, a death sentence will be imposed upon them because not many…

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2 comments on “Don’t Bully My Breed
  1. http://metro.co.uk/2016/02/24/spaniel-found-lying-on-roadside-crying-over-bag-of-dead-puppies-5714397/

    I’m going to blog this on my site in the next few days; feel free to blog it or send the link to friends. So sad.

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