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Posts Tagged "pit bull type dogs"

Removing breed labels from adoptable pets

All dogs are individuals, so Best Friends and other shelters are working to see if removing speculative breed identifications help or hurt the adoption process.

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Nine years in: How the Vicktory dogs helped change the future for millions of dogs

After the Vicktory dogs were given a second chance, people and policymakers from around the world began to see pit-bull-terrier-like dogs in a new light.

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Diggy dodges breed ban, but unjust law still needs to be overturned

Diggy the dog, suspected of being a pit bull terrier in a town with breed-discriminatory legislation, wins his case. But what about other dogs in Michigan?

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Viral adoption story highlights absurdity of breed discrimination

Best Friends working with Make Michigan Next coalition on legislation to insure that all dogs in the state are evaluated as individuals, not categories.

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Take Action: The White House Opposes Breed Discriminatory Legislation

Time to ask the President, in his capacity of Commander In Chief, to reverse the Pentagon’s policy of breed discriminatory regulations on U.S. military bases.

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United Airlines’ breed ban is a big step backward in customer service

Americans love their pets and view them as family members. United’s new arbitrary and unfair restrictions, adopted since acquiring Continental, represent a giant step backward from their formerly progressive policy, which treated dogs individually, based on behavior.

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