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Posted 4 years ago in Animal Law Your Home & The Law by Janet Raasch  
Laws on Owning Pit Bulls

Each decade has its “dangerous dog.” In the 1970s, it was Doberman pinschers. In the 1980s, it was German shepherds. In the 1990s, it was Rottweilers. Today, it’s pit bull terriers. Pit bulls were bred, originally in England, to combine the gameness of terrier breeds with the strength and athleticism of bulldog breeds. The term usually includes American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, Staffordshire terriers and any crosses among the three.   Pet or Pariah? When properly exercised, trained …

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