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  • With the Old Breed

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    Eugene Sledge’s With the Old Breed is a memoir of a junior soldier during the island hopping campaign in the Pacific theater during the Second World War. Written over thirty-five years after VJ-Day, his narrative carries the weight of emotion while brilliantly depicting the struggle of the individual soldier at the tactical level. As Sledge recounts his experience, he writes like a patriarch attempting to preserve his legacy through the account of his physically arduous and morally dubious ordeal

  • Dog Breed Bans

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    the United States is the dog. There are over 68 million dogs owned with a range of 130 dog breeds. Over the past ten years, it has become clear that the rate of dog bites has steadily been rising. There are over 4.7 million reported cases of dog bites each year in the United States alone. State officials have been hounding the dog world for years over this issue. Instead of blaming certain dog breeds for violence, people should instead be looking at the owners themselves (Pet-Owner Liability)

  • Akc Dog Breeds

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    are dogs that have been breed for a specific use to help man do a job faster, easier, and more efficiently. “Every breed is assigned to one of seven groups, based on the uses for which the breeds were originally developed” ( Mans’ best friend has been categorized into the: Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding, and Sporting Groups.      The Hound Group contains such popular dogs as the Basset Hound, Bloodhound, and Greyhound. There are 22 separate breeds in the Hound Group alone

  • Dog Breeds: Akita

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    Akita History A breed that is native to Japan, this hunting dog dates all the way back to the 17th century. The name “Akita” comes from the mountain region where the breed originates. There, the Akita was called matagi, or “esteemed dog hunter.” In Japan, the breed is believed to be a symbol of good health, and is known as a loyal defender of the family. The Akita is the product of generations of selective breeding, and ownership was once limited to members of the Imperial family or Japanese aristocracy

  • Breed Specific Legislation

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    tactic known as Breed Specific Legislation. Breed-specific legislation (also known as BSL), also referred to as breed-discriminatory legislation (also known as BDL), is a law or ordinance that prohibits or restricts the ownership of specific breeds of dogs, and/or dogs presumed to be mixes of one or more of those breeds (Breed-specific legislation (BSL) FAQ, n.d.). The harshest of the BSL laws is a complete ban, which prohibits breeds of dogs to be kept within state borders. Breed specific legislation

  • Breed Specific Legislation

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    Breed-specific legislation is a broad term that includes laws that ban or restrict the type of dog a person can own. Bree- specific legislation, or BSL for short, is often described as something that protects people or makes the world a safer place. In reality, there are many issues with this type of legislation. The whole premise of BSL is based off of misconceptions, it punishes innocent people and animals, and it does not ultimately lower the amount of people bitten each year where it is implemented

  • Breed Specific Legislation

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    In the United States the ASPCA defines breed-specific legislation on their website as “the blanket term for laws that either regulate or ban certain breeds completely in the hopes of reducing dog attacks.” These laws do not only affect owners’ of medium and large breed animals, but creates a slippery slope for all dog owners. In Hollister, California according to Municipal Code 6.20.030 dogs of the Chihuahua breed as well as Pit-bulls are subjected to the mandatory spay and neuter program. Regulations

  • Breed-Specific Laws

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    real, but the situation is very real. Breed-Specific laws are not only ineffective, but they also target certain breeds that are considered to be naturally aggressive; when in reality the dog's behavior is a reflection of a desire to please his or her owner. To further elaborate, Breed-Specific laws as defined by the American Humane Society ( is; "the banning or restriction of dogs considered dangerous breeds, such as pit bull breeds, Rottweiler, and German Shepherds”. Some

  • Breed-Specific Legislation

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    Breed-specific Legislation Breed-specific legislation is the banning or restriction of dogs considered “dangerous” breeds, such as pit bull breeds, in order to stop dog attacks. “Inherently dangerous” implies that all pit bulls are, through genetics or their environment, born with a vicious streak; the science does not support this. Legislation targeting specific breeds does not work because dog attacks result from multiple factors, not just a simple breakdown of breed culpability. Studies conducted

  • Are pitbulls a bad breed

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    thought that this amazing, beautiful breed is misunderstood. Have you ever stopped and thought about if the pit bull breed is really a vicious breed, or are they just misjudged due to the repute that others have given them along with the many myths that are attached to them? What about the owners of these beloved animals? Do you ever think that they are the reason that their pit bull dog is vicious? Many people over think when it comes down to the pit bull breed. Instead of taking the time to do proper