Sources/ References



Adam Goldfarb, an expert on dangerous dogs with the Humane Society of the,U.S. (2006, Aug 21). Breed bans won’t stop dog attacks ; laws should regulate behavior of all dangerous dogs–and owners series: OPEN WOUNDS: A TRIBUNE SPECIAL REPORT. Chicago Tribune Retrieved from

Cain, P. (2016, February 20). Toronto’s pit bull are almost gone. So why are there more dog bites than ever? Retrieved March 9, 2016, from Global News website:

Dog-bite related fatalities– United States, 1995-1996. (1997, May 30). Retrieved February 19, 2016, from Center for Disease Control website:

Letter: Service dog should be exempt from breed bans. (2012, Jan 07). Telegraph – Herald Retrieved from

Macaulay, D., & Holtzclaw, M. (2009, Feb 04). Boy mauled by sitter’s pit bull is expected to survive: The attack revives talk of breed stereotypes and possible legislation targeting dangerous dogs. McClatchy – Tribune Business News Retrieved from

Neco Cockburn and April Lindgren, with files from,Ken Gray. (2005, Mar 02). Police lay charges in pit bull attack as ontario bans breed: The Ottawa Citizen Retrieved from

Petmeds. (2013, October 25). Which side are you on? [Photograph]. Retrieved from

Position statement on breed-specific legislation. (n.d.). Retrieved February 19, 2016, from Animal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals website:

Trainer gives paws down to breed-specific bans. (2012, Nov 04). Denver Post Retrieved from

Image Sources:

All images belong to their proper owner

-Silhouette image:

Slide Show images:

-White dog with multicolored eyes

-Black and White (looking up)

-Brown dog (laying down)

-Brown dog (sitting)

-Tan/white dog

-White dog

-Tricolored Dog

-Black and white dog with cropped ears

-5 Month old Pit Bull Puppy

-Brindle Boxer:

-Cane Corso:

-Presa Canario:


-Chow Chow

-American Bulldog


-German Shepard


-Doberman Pinscher

-English Mastiff

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