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All about pit bulls

Jeni Wittrock

All about pit bulls

by Jeni Wittrock

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Press in North Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pit bull terriers,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jeni Wittrock
    SeriesPebble plus. dogs, dogs, dogs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF429.P58 W58 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132493M
    ISBN 109781429687263
    LC Control Number2011049821

      Keep in mind: pit bulls are less than 6% of all the dogs in the USA. Yet they are responsible for more than half of the fatal attacks on women and girls. Pit bulls are the No. 1 canine killers of children, killing more than half of the children killed by a dog. In , dogs killed 15 children out of the 39 total human fatalities.   Many cities and towns have passed laws making it illegal to own pit bulls. But in the new book "Pit Bull," my guest Bronwen Dickey says that a lot of the popular beliefs about pit bulls .

    Pit Bull, often-misspelled ‘pitbull’, is a term used to refer a range of bully breeds. These lovable pups can have black, brown, blue, liver, fawn, white, red, or brindle coats. A Pit may weigh anywhere from pounds and have a height of inches at the shoulder. Pit Bull Breeds is exactly what every dog owner needs if about to adopt or purchase a pit bull dog! This audiobook provides dog owners with the all the differences in pit bull options available today for future dog owners. Mav4Life® dives into the differences in owning an American and a Staffordshire, or whether a pit or bull terrier a better option.

    Sporty and intelligent, American Pit Bull Terriers (one of the top-ranked breeds in the United Kennel Club), can be wonderful yet often misunderstood companions. Properly bred and trained, APBTs are loving, responsive, and outgoing. With proper respect and leadership, these. Pit Bulls have evolved through the years from being “bait” bulls in 19th-century England to becoming “nanny dogs” because of their gentleness with children. Along with this, Pit Bulls .


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All about pit bulls by Jeni Wittrock Download PDF EPUB FB2

A unique pictorial record of the greatest American Pit Bulls from the early s up to the modern day dogs. The book is divided into four sections with the introductions written by.

Book does a great service to combat all the dumb misinformation and media frenzy about Pit-type pups. Pits aren't for everyone because they are quite zesty and can have big personalities, so if you are a purse-dog type, you suck and live in a bubble. Get a real dog!/5(). Product details Age Range: 4 - 8 years Grade Level: Preschool - 2 Lexile Measure: L (What's this?) Series: Dogs, Dogs, Dogs Library Binding: 24 pages Publisher: Capstone Press (August 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 11 x x 9 inches 5/5(1).

So I’m working on a novella, a short book of about one-hundred five pages, about a pit bull who gets adopted after being rescued from a bunch of dogfighters.

I’ll let you know how the book. Pit bulls often are feared because of their size and strength, but this book points out some of their positive characteristics and uses large photographs to show the bond between the dogs and their human companions.

flag Like see review Kitty rated it liked it /5. As Carl Semencic, author of several informative books on guard dogs, and a big pit-bull fan, describes it, the bulldogge owners made a striking discovery: "a cross between the bulldogge and any of the game [i.e., brave and tenacious] and relatively powerful All about pit bulls book of the day produced a game, powerful, agile, and smaller, more capable opponent.

All about pit bulls Pit bulls have long had a reputation for being aggressive and violent, but when properly raised and socialized, these energetic dogs are affectionate and fun-loving clowns. For many, pit bulls are the “boogeymen” of the dog world.

American Pit Bull Terrier Training – How do I add muscle to my Pit Bull. The Pit Bull Training Handbook I am a certified professional dog trainer and pit bull owner that will show you how to train your pit bull and stop annoying behavior problems.

Over all a good book to add to your Pit Bull Collection. The Pit Bull Placebo. Delise’s exhaustively researched, often riveting account of how America’s most respected dog became its most reviled takes us beyond the pitiable plight of the Pit bull. It goes to the heart of the storied bond between dogs and humans and the ways the latter.

Filed under: American pit bull terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier: A Complete Treatise on the Breed Covering the Entire Field, Useful and Valuable to All Owners of an American Pit Bull Terrier (Sacramento: The News Publishing Co., ), by Joseph L.

Colby (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Here you can learn all about pit bulls, including why millions of people choose to share their homes with the dogs everyone seems to be talking about.

Pitbull rescue and advocacy Why does Best Friends care so much about pit bulls. About Pit Bull 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. The book, The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths and Politics of Canine Aggression, explores how our views and beliefs about canine aggression have changed over the last 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.

About seven years ago, when author Bronwen Dickey started writing a book about pit bulls, she said she was intrigued by the reactions she got from people.

Everyone seemed to have a strong opinion about the dogs, but they often had more to do with stereotypes about the dogs' owners than the animals themselves. This is a masterful, well researched and written, and deeply felt book.

How did it all go so wrong over pit bulls. Bronwen Dickey looks not only at this one type of dog - not even really a breed, often, but just dogs that "look like" pit bulls - but into the history of breed discrimination and hysteria, which goes back, sadly, centuries/5(). But anyone who takes the trouble to learn about the American Pit Bull Terrier will realize that unlike Dobermans and Rottweilers, Pit Bulls are known for their people-friendliness.

In fact, back in the s, the Pit Bull was the all-American family dog, typified by Petey in the Our Gang/Little Rascals comedies. Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree.

See Article History. Pit bull, also called American Pit Bull Terrier or Pit Bull Terrier, fighting dog developed in 19th-century England, Scotland, and Ireland from bulldog. He spent nearly two years in federal prison.

Jim Gorant, a Sports Illustrated senior editor and author of The Lost Dogs, a book that documents Vick’s dogs and their path to. MYTH: Pit Bulls are all inherently vicious. Reality: This is a stereotype that is biased toward generalizing and condemning an entire breed based on the actions of a few bad people.

The truth is that each dog should be evaluated by his own merits and not by his breed. A corollary truth is that there truly are no bad dogs, only bad people.

Pit bulls once enjoyed a more favorable reputation—like the celebrated World War One hero, Sgt. that began to change in the s when news stories of pit bull attacks, including an.

Educating and Inspiring. The book features photos in the calendar's signature style: exquisitely detailed re-creations of classic pinups but with a twist — a Pit Bull has been added to each one.

The book also educates about bully breeds and inspires readers with tales of individual dogs, including stars such as Oogy, who was featured in the calendar and later was the subject of the book .All about pit bulls. [Jeni Wittrock] -- "Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to pit bulls"--Provided by publisher.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jeni Wittrock. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 24 pages: color. Interesting and useful books about pit bulls. Let’s start watching the list of references! #1 “The Complete Guide to Pit Bulls: Finding, Raising, Feeding, Training, Exercising, Grooming, and Loving your new Pit Bull Dog” () by Erin Hotovy.