pit bull terrier

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Synonyms for pit bull terrier

American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat

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There is now no issue that the dogs were anything other than pit bulls," he said.
Figures obtained by the Telegraph show 16 pit bulls are being allowed to live in Coventry and Warwickshire legally - despite a ban.
The most notable change to the Pit Bull line over 15 years has been the tools and training that has grown and developed around the products.
But their unique status exists because of the consequences of a pit bull "snapping", said PC Tallack.
According to "The Pit Bull Dilemma -- the Gathering Storm" (1990), pit bulls in the U.
Pit bulls bred in America have been trained to kill other dogs for a vicious betting circle.
The operation came 10 days after a fatal pit bull attack on five-year-old Ellie Lawrenson in St Helens, but Merseyside Police said it was not directly linked to the tragedy and had been planned for three months.
Pit bull terriers were originally bred for bull-baiting, a gory gambling game where dogs were used to attack bulls in pits.
Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from two Florida lawyers who were ordered disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court for their ads which included a drawing of a pit bull and a 1-800 PIT-BULL phone number.
You are the new Ontario outlaw: a pit bull terrier.
A HUDDERSFIELD man convicted of keeping banned pit bull terriers has been sent to jail while a judge decides on his punishment.
BANNED pit bull terriers are once again being secretly bred in Britain for sickening dog fights, the Sunday People can reveal today.
The breeds that MetLife has identified as a high risk include American Staffordshire Terrier, chow chow, German shepherd, Doberman pinscher, Malamute, husky, pit bull, Rottweiler, dingo and "any other dog that has a previous bite history," Berstein said.
According to Newman, "We are extremely pleased about having Pit Bull as a partner.