The Propaganda is All the Same: Pit Bull Lobby and Tobacco Institute by Lucy Muir - Perspectives of Advocates

Smoking and Health: The Need to Know -- 1972, The Tobacco Institute. Smoking and Health: The Need to Know Have you ever wondered where pit bull propagandists came up with their arguments? Some of them are so kooky, I thought they just made them up themselves. But, after seeing a propaganda documentary produced by the Tobacco Institute it would appear that the pit bull lobby copied their arguments directly from the tobacco lobby 1970s. It seems that defending tobacco is much li… [Read full blog post]

My Take on Pit Bulls by Carol Miller - Perspectives of Advocates

Guest Author Carol Miller's take on pit bulls since she was attacked kicks off Dogsbite.Org's guest author series: Perspectives of Advocates I have a number that I consider significant. Hang in there with me for just a few minutes. That number is how many Americans have been killed by pit bulls since the date of my own attack in 2007. Sadly, that number changes regularly. The number stands at 334 as of November 17, 2020. That is 334 Americans killed in 13 years. If a manufactured p… [Read full blog post]

Are Sensible Dog People A Dying Breed?

A vintage pointer dog illustration from Cassell's Illustrated Book of the Dog (1881). By Boni A guest writer for the DogsBite.org Blog. Once upon a time in a land far, far away Dear Reader, there were Sensible Dog People. These SDPs owned dogs for various reasons. Sometimes the dogs herded cattle and generations of good herding dogs were bred for their ability to be brave and clever and learn quickly from their herding elders and human handlers. Some barked warnings at the heel… [Read full blog post]