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How Pro-Pitbull Crusades Harm Workers — and Dogs

Industry groups such as the American Pit Bull Foundation are out to vaunt the public image of these dogs, and “promote responsible breed ownership through providing owner and public education.” Why should animal advocates buttress their exploitive, deadly position?

Full article at CounterPunch today.

Domestication

Dog Bite Survey, Which Breeds Bite?

 The media show stories about Bull breeds, Rottweilers and Akitas biting and causing fatalities.  The public in reality have problems with any breed whose owner can’t or won’t train it. 189 more words

News

A New Initiative Concerning Dangerous Dogs

Animal Care College – caring for people caring for animals

Find a member of the National Register of Dog Trainers

 When the press release from the Kennel Club regarding a special meeting to discuss strategies for dealing with the problems of dangerous dogs and dog biting crossed my desk I read it with a degree of scepticism. 1,295 more words

Pedigree Dogs

Walk or Bones

There is a lamb shank bone resting on my day bed. I was given it yesterday evening – a rare and welcome treat, but it was also Triple Walk Tuesday, the day I go out loads because Bee (the youngest in my pack) has to be taken somewhere and later collected, so we do three, sometimes four walks, and I love it, only not when I have a bone to de-flesh. 192 more words

Aggressive Dog? Depends on Who's Making the Call

When Rumpy and I are out and about, we see all sorts of reactions in people.

Some people get a look of surprise on their face, as though they’re not quite sure what to make of him. 348 more words

Animals

Danger, Danger

Smaller dogs like myself know only too well that we have to look out for ourselves.

Take this morning for instance. I entered the park in my usual enthusiastic way, sniffing all over the place and darting to the left and right as Jaq walked on ahead. 184 more words