A thoughtful and thought-provoking book review by UK dog trainer Tanya Hawkes. Tanya examines the juxtaposition of a section on Pariah (outcast) dogs and one on dogs who are victims of dog fighters. Tanya’s writing is raw and honest and pulls you in, whether or not you’re interested in reading the book. This book review is an intriguing read for anyone interested in the lives of “disposable” dogs, outcast dogs and canine victims of cruelty, including dog fighting victims.
Lansing, Michigan dog fighting survivors await their fate in court on 8/25/2017. The prosecutor has petition to euthanize the first group of these dogs. You may be asking yourself, “Why kill the victims of abuse?” Past survivors have taught us where to go from here. Are we listening? Survivor stories help us understand – read their stories and see how they have adjusted to a life of love and compassion with their adoptive families.animal abuse, animal cruelty, dog fighting, dog fighting survivors, dog fighting victims, dog rescue
Were pit bulls really considered “nanny dogs” historically? Are pit bulls inherently dangerous because they were historically bred as fighting dogs? In part 2 of our “Dangerous Dogs” series, Sarah Albert tackles some of the most common myths and misconceptions surrounding pit bulls that come from both pit bull advocates and opponents.Breed Specificl Legislation, BSL, Dangerous dogs, Pit bulls
Dangerous *dogs?* Or Dangerous *humans?* What’s the real story behind dog bite statistics? Is breed-discriminatory legislation based on comprehensive data, or myths perpetrated by popular and social media?