Pit bulls

Are Pit Bull Dangers Exaggerated?

January 3, 2013

First, for the truly freaked out, it bears noting that there is no actual “pit bull” breed. The breed is actually a combination of five, all known fondly as “bully breeds.” These include not only theAmerican Pit Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier, but – according to some dog lovers – the Bull Terrier […]

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Maryland Appelate Court Rules on Pit Bulls

May 9, 2012

On April 24, 2012, a Maryland Appeals court declared pit bulls to be inherently dangerous, imposing strict liability on owners whose pit bulls attack a person. The ruling also holds landlords responsible for allowing dangerous dogs on their property. This decision lays the groundwork for the first statewide restriction aimed at pit bulls. If a […]

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