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New Orleans' Pit Bull Problemnew

According to local animal rescue groups, New Orleans' pit bull population is one of the country's largest, per capita.
Gambit  |  Alex Woodward  |  01-17-2012  |  Animal Issues

Shelter in the Stormnew

Problems have plagued Memphis Animal Services. Is there a real chance for change?
The Memphis Flyer  |  Bianca Phillips  |  09-13-2011  |  Animal Issues

Neighborhood Watch Dogsnew

Boris, a male pit bull, and Winston, an old yellow Labrador, serve as companions on neighborhood watch.
INDY Week  |  Grayson Currin  |  07-07-2011  |  Culture

It Bitesnew

The retreat of State Farm from the Florida insurance pool leaves some dog owners scrambling to find insurance.
Orlando Weekly  |  Erin Sullivan  |  07-22-2010  |  Animal Issues

Maybe it's Time for Philadelphia to Consider Banning Pit Bullsnew

On the weekend of Feb. 19, there were three serious pit bull attacks across Philadelphia. A 52-year-old woman nearly lost her left hand to one of the dogs. Ten-year-old Philip Sheriff was found facedown on a ballfield, his right arm almost severed.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jacob Lambert  |  03-15-2010  |  Animal Issues

In South Florida, Dogfighting Rages on Despite Tough Lawsnew

What seemed like a straightforward case in Boynton Beach would ultimately evolve into an expensive and drawn-out legal quagmire that would serve as a test case for Florida's new laws targeting the clandestine world of dogfighting.
Miami New Times  |  Michael J. Mooney and Tim Elfrink  |  10-26-2009  |  Animal Issues

It Ain't Easy Being a Pit Bull in Pasadenanew

Critics rip a proposed city ordinance that would force neutering of pit bulls.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Andre Coleman  |  04-15-2008  |  Animal Issues

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