Dog nearly killed for having too large of a head!

Here is a perfect example of the absolute bull**** going on here in Ontario! In Kitchener, Ontario this week, Shon Carroll, a humane society officer was “told” to investigate the background (lineage?) of a dog that was brought in stray. ** Kitchener has had a breed specific ban in place since Febuary 1997, put in …

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Denver mis-identification process update

Denver newspapers are a-buzz with questions about whether thousands of family pets have been slaughtered simply because of the mis-identification process. Well, duh? Check out this quote from The Denver Daily News. This snippet is Doug Kelley (director of animal control in Denver) defending the “system”. System defended Doug Kelley, director of animal control, defended …

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How does Denver identify a dog as a “pitbull”?

Have you wondered how Denver identifies a dog as a “pitbull”? I always find it a curious process how it is that one identifies something that is a slang term or label as opposed to a concrete provable subject. As I have said over and over, the term “pitbull” is a slang term for a …

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Denver’s breed identification was challenged

In a case against the city of Denver where 3 “breed ID experts” identified a dog (Dexter) as a “pitbull”; Dexter's owner challenged this identification and won! My face is blue from mentioning this important tidbit of knowledge.. “Pitbull” is a slang term for a shape or look of dog. It IS NOT a breed! …

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Time to wake up to the horrors of BSL

It is due time to “out” the visual and background story behind breed bans. Please let this burn into your mind. Please share this with as many people as you possibly can. The content is difficult, but what those of us who live with breed bans have witnessed and live with every hour of every …

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Tin Pot Award for this month goes to Neguac, NB

I cannot find the words to comment on this lack of thought from the town council of Neguac, New Brunswick. My only comment would have to be; way to hurl Neguac! I hope your pop drops from 1623 to ZERO. In an article from the Times and Transcript, the witch hunt is described in detail. …

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Sarnia dogs released! But no pat on the back for Sarnia…

I was away for the weekend so wasn't able to update on the Sarnia dogs.. Chicobandido has the story. The dogs have been released to their owners. Thank you to Al Bennet for injecting some sense into this situation. Here is the media release from earlier today: City of SarniaMedia Release Date: September 21, 2009Release …

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Sarnia's horrifying update

City now holding three suspected pit bulls The city has impounded yet another dog based on the belief it is a banned breed in Ontario and must be euthanized. A complaint prompted Sarnia officials on Friday to pick up a dog, which they were told fathered two puppies already being held at the Sarnia and …

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Bryant's legacy… death and destruction

Pitbull law unevenly applied ANIMALS: Two dogs to be euthanzied this week Posted By CATHY DOBSON, THE OBSERVER If Maddi and Carter lived in St. Clair Township they probably wouldn't be on death row. But they live in Sarnia where animal control officers say they resemble Staff ordshire bull terriers or pitbulls and are illegal. …

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