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Are "pit bulls" different? An analysis of the pit bull terrier controversy (Commenrtary)

By R. Lockwood, K. Rindy

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Abstract

"This article reviews some of the historical, ethological, and epidemiological evidence relevant to the question of whether pit bull terriers present special animal control problems justifying unusual legislative action."

Publication Title Anthrozoos
Volume 1
Issue 1
Pages 2-8
ISBN/ISSN 0892-7936
Publisher Bloomsbury Journals (formerly Berg Journals)
DOI 10.2752/089279388787058713
Language English
Author Address Humane Soc., 2100 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA.
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  1. Aggression
  2. Agonistic behavior
  3. Animal health and hygiene
  4. Animals
  5. Animal welfare
  6. Behavior and behavior mechanisms
  7. Bovidae
  8. Breeds
  9. Canidae
  10. Canine
  11. Carnivores
  12. Cattle
  13. Dogs
  14. Mammals
  15. peer-reviewed
  16. Pets and companion animals
  17. Ruminants
  18. ungulates
  19. vertebrates
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