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Pit bull killed after biting Sioux Falls officer

March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The pit bull was on a leash Tuesday but the female holding it was unable to control the dog.
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Lost 3-year-old Custer boy was protected by pet dog

February 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CUSTER (AP) A 3-year-old boy who wandered away from his western South Dakota home and became lost in the woods was protected by his dog, authorities say. Continue Reading

Pit bull strike: Sioux Falls man injured when 2 dogs attack

June 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Authorities say a Sioux Falls man was transported to a hospital with numerous injuries Sunday morning after he was mauled by two pit bulls.
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LETTER: Media did poor job on pit-bull reporting

February 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell law enforcement has misconstrued this story, no doubt with hopes of gaining support of their wish to ban pit bulls from Mitchell. Continue Reading

LETTER: Breed-specific laws are breedism hate

July 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

I encourage you all to educate yourselves regarding the failure of breed-specific legislation. It is not the breed at fault, it is the deed caused by irresponsible owners. All dogs can and do bite. Continue Reading

LETTER: Breed-specific laws aren’t best approach

July 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The concern expressed by The Daily Republic’s editorial board is understandable, but misguided. The public should be protected against any dangerous dog regardless of breed or appearance; however, the recommendation to ban a specific breed misses the mark entirely.
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Stolen pit bull returned to Minnesota animal shelter

June 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A pit bull puppy stolen from a St. Cloud, Minn., animal shelter has been found and returned to the shelter.
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