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Pit Bull Panel To Take Closer Look At ‘Inherently Dangerous’ Breed Ruling

The fate of pit bulls in Maryland could be decided Tuesday. New laws may be proposed, in reaction to a court ruling that expanded who’s liable in dog attacks.

06/25/2012

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Foes Of Pit Bull Ruling Unleash Criticism

There’s new fallout over a landmark ruling declaring pit bulls dangerous. Emotions ran high as animal lovers expressed their fears to lawmakers that they could lose their beloved pets. For one family, it was extraordinarily personal.

06/19/2012

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Pit Bull Attacks & Kills 9-Pound Poodle In Owings Mills

A toy poodle is killed by a pit bull in an Owings Mills townhouse community. The little dog’s owners are devastated. The attack refuels controversy over the pit bull breed and what some call a pattern of violence.

06/08/2012

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Md.Lawmakers Form Pit Bull Task Force

Maryland lawmakers have been appointed to a task force to study the impact of a court ruling by the state’s highest court on pit bulls.

05/30/2012

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Maryland Group Wants Pit Bull Ruling Overturned

There is growing anger over Maryland’s high court ruling after a pit bull attack. An organization that promotes animal rights legislation is asking the governor to pass new legislation during the General Assembly’s special session next week.

05/07/2012

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Md. Court Labels Pit Bulls A Dangerous Breed, Pitting Advocates Against Critics

Maryland’s highest court labels pit bulls dangerous. The ruling sparks a heated debate pitting people trying to protect animals and children against each other.

05/01/2012

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Advocates Say Pit Bull’s Death Led To Animal Welfare Protections

Baltimore brothers are cleared of killing a pit bull. But animal rights activists say the dog did not die in vain.

04/12/2012

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Twins Acquitted Of Fatal Dog Burning In Retrial

Not guilty on all counts. A jury has acquitted twin brothers accused of lighting a pit bull puppy on fire.

04/11/2012

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Prosecution Struggles In Second Trial For Twins Accused Of Setting Pit Bull On Fire

In the case against twin brothers accused of setting a dog on fire, the lead detective tries to convince a jury he arrested the right suspects.

04/09/2012

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Witness Refuses To Testify In Trial For Twins Accused Of Setting Pit Bull On Fire

Testimony continues in the second trial of the twin brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire.

04/05/2012

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Jury Hears From Officer Who Tried To Save Dog That Was Set On Fire

There was powerful testimony in the trial for two brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire in Baltimore City.

03/30/2012

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Kent Island Family Gives Pit Bull New Home

Nearly two months after he was found bloodied on the side of the road in Linthicum, Rocky Road has a new home and family.
The pit bull, whom county police believe was a “bait dog” used to train fighting dogs, has been adopted by a family of four living in the Gibson’s Grant community on Kent Island.

03/30/2012

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