This Is The American Pit Bull TerrierTfh Pubns Inc #ad - Describes the breed's general characteristics, particularly its inborn urge to fight, and highlights tales and several famous dogs that have nurtured the legend concerning its fighting fame Used book in Good Condition.
Pit Bull: The Battle over an American IconVintage #ad - Which made her wonder: how had the breed—beloved by teddy roosevelt and Helen Keller—come to be known as a brutal fighter? Dickey’s search for answers takes her from nineteenth-century New York dogfighting pits to early twentieth‑century movie sets, from the battlefields of Gettysburg to struggling urban neighborhoods.
The controversial story of one infamous breed of dog--a New York Times Bestseller "Animals" list. When bronwen dickey brought her new dog home, she saw no traces of the infamous viciousness in her affectionate pit bull. In this illuminating story of how a popular breed became demonized--and what role humans have played in the transformation--Dickey offers us an insightful view of Americans' relationship with their dogs.
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The 100 Silliest Things People Say About DogsHastings Press #ad - You have to be your dog's leader, or else the dog will dominate you". She explains how the old, pseudo-scientific theory of dominance in dogs originated in Nazi ideology and the disastrous consequences this has had for dogs, and replaces it with conclusions drawn from twenty years of researching and directly observing real dog behaviour.
We gain a clear explanation of the three simple rules that dogs follow and clear guidance on how to use them to improve our interactions with our canine friends. Used book in Good Condition. Dogs are predators and pack animals". In this ground-breaking and sometimes controversial book, their nature, Alexandra Semyonova explodes the 100 most common myths about dogs, their behaviour and how to treat them.
The 100 Silliest Things People Say About Dogs #ad - Dogs are a kind of tame wolf". Vintage. As she takes us through the 100 myths, semyonova shows conclusively that serious aggression is utterly abnormal in the domestic dog, bringing us up to date on the true nature of dogs and what their body language really means. Pit bulls are just like any other dog. All these statements are FALSE.
My Dog Doesn't Bite: The Parents' Guide to Dangerous Dogs 1BookBaby #ad - The majority of dog attack victims are children. Vintage. The author knows many of the 4. 7 million dog bites that occur annually in the U. S. Could be prevented if parents were better informed. Mathusa has practiced veterinary medicine for over 28 years and has witnessed the horrors associated with vicious dogs and canine attack.
Used book in Good Condition. Dr. Mark S. These kids can be maimed, disfigured, or killed.
Pit Bulls For DummiesFor Dummies #ad - Here's a sampling of the handy information you'll find in this essential guide: understanding the pit bull's origins and characteristics Caring for a puppy or older Pit Bull Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise Dealing with bad behavior: Biting, barking, and come Understanding Pit Bull body language Helping your dog become a social animal Owning a Pit Bull isn’t easy, stay, jumping, and more Training your Pit Bull in the basics such as sit, heel, but that’s not because of the dogs.
If you’ve never been around Pit Bulls, you may think they are bloodthirsty man-eaters on the prowl for their next meal. Used book in Good Condition. Vintage. You won't find any of that in Pit Bulls For Dummies. Pit bulls are pretty special dogs, and they have to prove it every day. Who else needs this handy reference? smart people who realize that all breeds have good and bad points new and not so new owners who need help with training Owners looking for just the right veterinarian Potential owners looking to adopt from a breed-rescue group Pit Bull owners who need help identifying Pit Bull health problems Too many dog care books are filled with unrealistic scare tactics that would cause anyone to just give up, while others are filled with hand-me-down dog lore that has no basis in reality.
Pit Bulls For Dummies #ad - If you’ve lived with one you know they are, indeed, an uncanny canine combination of fun, Pit Bulls are a mixture of softness and strength, on the prowl for their next meal – but they plan to get it by conning you out of your meal by doing something irresistibly cute! A breed of satin and steel, foolishness, and serious business.
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The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths and Politics of Canine AggressionAnubis Publishing #ad - Politicians coach and nurture this fear with their own brand of rhetoric used to assist in the passing of quick and ineffective legislation created to pacify communities ignorant of the real cause for dog attacks. Today, it is the Pit bull that is vilified for the depravity of his masters. Used book in Good Condition.
The book, myths and politics of canine aggression, the pit bull placebo: the media, explores how our views and beliefs about canine aggression have changed over the last 150 years and how our perceptions about the nature and behavior of dogs has been influenced by persons and organizations who often times disseminate information about dog attacks which is tailored to further an agenda unrelated to the improvement of the human/dog bond.
The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths and Politics of Canine Aggression #ad - If we truly believe that the extremely rare cases of fatal dog attacks merit extreme measures in the management of dogs, if our concern and shock is genuine, then we must be equally genuine and sincere in seeking out and addressing the real causes for these incidents. Like the pharmacologically inactive sugar pill dispensed to pacify a patient who supposes it to be medicine, eradication of the Pit bull is the placebo administered to ease the public's anxiety about dog attacks.
Vintage. Hundreds of animal shelters throughout the country kill all unclaimed Pit bull-looking dogs, as they are deemed "unadoptable" solely on their physical appearance. Only by stepping back from the swirl of present-day hysteria surrounding isolated cases of severe canine aggression and examining the problem from a broader and more objective perspective can we hope to understand and address the human and canine behaviors which contribute to these incidents.
We have come to accept that hanging entire breeds of dogs in effigy for the sins of their owners is an acceptable solution to canine aggression because we have been placated by a Pit Bull Placebo.
Badd Newz: The Untold Story of the Michael Vick Dog Fighting CaseBookSurge Publishing #ad - Book author, kathy strouse, has launched her first book, “Badd Newz-The Untold Story of the Michael Vick Dog Fighting Case”. No dog fighting case has ever captured the attention and the hearts of the public like the Michael Vick case. Investigators were fueled by a determination to rescue the innocent dogs and to bring Vick and his Badd Newz crew to justice.
Success would send a message to dog fighters across the country that law enforcement was pledged to stamp out this cruelty and send the perpetrators to jail. The stakes in this case were very high. Readers will be shocked to learn how close and how often Vick came to walking away from justice. A shadowy, elusive figure, he has worked for over 35 years infiltrating the underground world of dog fighting, rubbing shoulders with some of the most infamous characters in the “game”.
Badd Newz: The Untold Story of the Michael Vick Dog Fighting Case #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Most americans had no idea that such cruelty even existed. Vintage. Investigators knew they had to bring Vick to justice in spite of his wealth and fame. Climb aboard the rollercoaster for the story of how they did it.