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3 thoughts on “Pit Bull's Destruction of Trees (swing flying) Could Cost Owner $3,100

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  1. That’s out of control! Good grief! If I ever saw a dog doing that in a park, I would report it immediately. A “fun” activity he says? Such behavior encourages aggressive behavior. Does anyone think it is wise to promote activities that increase jaw strength when pit bulls already have the strongest jaw strength of any other breed?

  2. Neasden man fined for making dog attack trees

    “A MAN from Neasden who allowed his dog to jump and bite tree branches has been taken to court and fined. Paulo Poeire, 27, had travelled from his home in The Rise to Battersea Park with his Staffordshire bull terrier.

    He was seen encouraging his dog to jump up at low-lying branches and lock on to them with its jaws. This is an increasing craze among owners of this type of dog, who believe it will strengthen the dog’s jaws to make them more ferocious and dangerous.

    Mr Poeire was spotted by two officers from the council’s parks police service and a police constable after complaints from members of the public.

    When they challenged him, Mr Poeire ran off leaving the dog with a friend, but he was eventually found on a nearby housing estate. He was later summoned to appear at South Western Magistrates’ Court, where he pleaded guilty to a breach of the park’s by-laws on March 20…”

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