Recent American Pit Bull Terrier dog Related Headlines as of Tuesday, May 21, 2013
- Members-only dog park will exclude Bull Terriers, Pit Bulls
A local doggy daycare is opening a members-only dog park, but the owners are getting backlash before the gates even open. The owners of Paw Prints, Inc. have made the controversial decision to exclude certain dogs based on breed. The banned breeds include American Bulldogs and American Pit Bull terriers, among other Bull Terrier breeds. Read the Rest of the Entry
- Dangerous dogs: Bad breeds, or just individual problem animals?
DANGEROUS DOGS: Kyra, an American Pit Bull Terrier, is a certified pet therapy dog who works with children on a regular basis, challenging some non-owners' perception of the breed as dangerous. However, the fatal mauling this week of a Prairie City 4-year-old girl by an American Staffordshire Terrier renews the question whether dog attacks are caused by dangerous breeds or individual problem ...
- Pit Bull Kills 4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Jordyn Arndt; Babysitter Arrested on Felony Charges
A beautiful, bubbly 4-year-old Prairie City girl, Jordyn Arndt, already known for her love of animals and passion for the outdoors, died Tuesday after a gruesome and senseless mauling by her babysitter’s Pit Bull, described as a Staffordshire Terrier, named “Brutus.” Jena Wright, 24, was supposedly watching Jordyn while her mother, Jessica Arndt, was at work. Jordyn was airlifted to Mercy ...
- Breed-Specific Pit Bull Ordinance Introduced in New Orleans Suburb after Vicious Mauling of Linda Henry
On Monday night, City Councilman Glenn Green introduced his promised ordinance to strengthen the existing Pit Bull law in Westego, Louisiana, at the meeting of the Westwego City Council . The first ordinance was enacted in 2000 after a 2-year-old boy was fatally mauled by his family's pit bull in their backyard just outside Westwego city limits. Westwego is in Jefferson Parish, which is a suburb ...
- City reminds residents of vicious dog ordinance
Dangerous dogs must be registered with city, follow certain requirements
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