pit bull terrier

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pit bull terrier

a dog resembling the Staffordshire bull terrier but somewhat larger: developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized by kennel clubs and is regarded as dangerous. It is not allowed in some countries, including the UK
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The companies that offer DNA tests for mixed-breed identification do not include American Pit Bull Terriers among the breeds they may identify.
Foram utilizados nesta pesquisa 20 caes sadios da raca American pit bull terrier, pertencentes a clientes do Hospital Veterinario da Universidade Estadual do Norte do Parana (UENP), campus de Bandeirantes (PR).
Four-year-old Leo was confirmed by DNA tests as an American pit bull terrier.
Her uncle, 24-year-old Kiel Simpson, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates' Court yesterday to owning a dog banned under the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act, namely an American pit bull terrier.
The prestigious Kennel Club and the RSPCA say there is no such breed and claim the term "Irish" is commonly used as a codename to disguise the fact they are crossbred with the feared and banned American pit bull terrier.
According to the American Kennel Club, the term ``pit bull'' has become a catch-all reference to several breeds of dogs, including the American pit bull terrier, the American Staffordshire terrier and the English bull terrier.
In 2015, six-month old Molly-Mae Wotherspoon died at her home in Daventry, Northants, after her family's American pit bull terrier attacked her.
Q Vincent, our son's American Pit Bull Terrier, has been in our care for one year while our son is serving a long military term in Iraq.
Liverpool magistrates heard the American pit bull terrier had gone for Simpson's sister Kelsey, 19, last November.
Her uncle, 24-year-old Kiel Simpson, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates' Court to owning a dog banned under the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act, an American pit bull terrier.
Her uncle, 23-year-old Kiel Simpson, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates' Court today to owning a dog banned under the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act, namely an American pit bull terrier.
From left are Duncan 5000, an American pit bull terrier, and University of Oregon students Sadie Rose, 19, and Collin Casey, 24.

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