Under the Act, pit bull terriers
and several other types of dogs may not be owned, bought, sold, or even rehomed from rescue centres.
Also in 2014, Molly-Mae Wotherspoon, six months, was fatally wounded by her family's American pit bull terrier
in Daventry, Northants.
com)-- Pit bull terriers
are among the most popular dogs, but they are also the most at risk of ending up in the shelter system.
Evans admitted one count of having one pit bull terrier
type dog named Mason on the basis that he was looking after the family pet for his mother, but that was rejected by DJ Charles who was satisfied that the dog was his and that it was used for fighting.
She heard a commotion, went round the path's corner and saw a dark, stocky dog, similar to a pit bull terrier
, run into bushes.
Barbara Dunn, Fife JAWS OF DEATH J Pit bull terriers
demonstrate their strength on a wooden stake
And with the pit bull terrier
, because it's illegal, that makes that breed more attractive as well.
A few months ago a young child, aged three months, died after being attacked by pit bull terriers
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
Local pit bull terriers
are being mated with American pit bull terriers
to breed an "Irish Staffordshire pit bull terrier
" - a breed that never existed before.
American Airlines has reportedly banned over-aggressive dogs after a pit bull terrier
grounded a Boeing 757 for nine days.
The large pit bull terrier
had menaced him and his mother before, and had once bitten the latter (her injuries were not serious).