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There are many different dog breeds and they all have different temperaments, which is partly why many dog lovers are sometimes particular to one breed than to others. Although not all seemingly unique breed behaviors are actually breed specific, most importantly aggression. A recent study indicates that dog owners’ conduct, not the dog’s breed, could be key to predicting whether or not a dog will be aggressive. Research which could undeniably stop breed discrimination, and confront strict laws against certain breeds based on the premiss that they are inherently dangerous. According to the study, the type of training an owner uses plays the most significant role in how their dog will interact with humans, stranger or family alike, than the type of breed they are.
Dogs Are Defending When dogs bite humans or other animals, the main cause is that they are just using self defense. In most cases of dog bites, the dogs are provoked into biting. If the dogs feel that they are in danger, they will use self defense. It is a natural instinct. Most dogs will also attack if they feel you are invading property.
Stories like this have cast a shadow over the lowly pit bull breed and caused entire communities to take up pitchforks and push for legislation to ban the pit bull from existence. Breed-Specific Legislation (BSL) is a quick solution to the public frenzy created after a media-reported dog attack. However, BSL is rapidly proving to be ineffective. Counties are finding that BSL is too costly, it provides the public with a false sense of security, and it does not address animal abuse, even inadvertent abuse by loving owners. Breed Specific Legislation and Dangerous Dog laws are two ways states and counties deal with dog-bite related attacks.
Other symptoms include disorientation, active incontinence and trying to pass through narrow spaces. This is important to treat because a wandering dog could be killed, or pick up disease and transfer it to others. These dogs, while lost, may become scared of their unfamiliar surroundings and attack an innocent person out of fear, or become provoked by people who wish to “mess around” with a seemingly defenseless stray dog, which in turn could lead to their euthanasia. The point of this study is to administer and evaluate the effects of human medication of Canine Dementia in hopes to provide a plausible treatment method and will utilize elderly dogs over the age of 8years old and previously diagnosed with some form of canine dementia disorder. The Pugliese study (2007) took this parallel between the brains of humans and dogs to study the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s.
Perspective One Breed-specific laws were put in place w... ... middle of paper ... ...te.org/legislating-dangerous-dogs-state-by-state.php Breed-specific legislation. (n.d.). American Humane Association. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from http://www.americanhumane.org/animals/stop-animal-abuse/fact-sheets/breed-specific-legislation.html Breed-specific legislation (BSL) FAQ. (n.d.).
Often this Individual breed becomes a target for something that they have no control over. It's time to find the facts. Pit Bulls can be as gentle as any other breed of dog, but due to lies and lack of proper facts from people the Pit Bull breed has been ruined and typecast. Body The pit bull breed was created by breeding Old English Terriers and Old English Bulldogs together to create a dog that joined the gameness of the terrier with the force and vigor of the bulldog. These dogs were bred in England.
Therefore, breed-specific legislation should not be enacted throughout the United States because is biased against pit bulls and is ineffective in reducing dog-bite attacks by ignoring other aggressive dog breeds. Many people associate a negative connotation with the dog breed “pit bull.” These dogs are thought to be dangerous and problematic. However, much of this can be attributed to the mass amounts of negative media attention that pit bull breeds receive as opposed to other breeds of dogs that can be just as dangerous. For example, The National Canine Research Council did a four-day study on dog-bite repo... ... middle of paper ... ...: 735-743. Patronek, Gary J., Margaret Slater, and Amy Marder.
Maybe you look like someone who did something bad, while you yourself did nothing wrong, and some stranger decides you're a bad person and a danger to society. You can't live in certain neighborhoods or go to certain places. Is this acceptable? II. [Reveal topic & relate to audience] Now, you may think that situation is a bit farfetched, especially in this day & age, but it's happening to dogs around the world.