Dog Bans: Rethinking Breed-Specific Legislation
Editor's Note: Over 600 cities have enacted breed-specific laws about dogs, including my former home, Denver, which banned the pit bull breed. But this blogger and dog lover cites plenty of research -- such facts from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) -- to argue against such laws. What do you think? --Heather
Any breed of dog can bite. Any breed of dog can and will even turn on their owner under the right set of circumstances. Any breed of dog, when threatened, hungry or desperate, will revert back to their hunting instincts if necessary.
I've been bitten once in my life...by a chihuahua.