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1900: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Butte, MT

Dogs Days at An End May 1, 1900 Daily Inter Mountain Butte, Montana Library of Congress Dogs Days at An End Canine Catcher Commences Business Butte To-Day Under the new dog ordinance, which goes into effect today, the dog catcher … Continue reading

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1907: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Gastonia, NC

Gaston June 28, 1907 Gastonia (Gaston County) North Carolina Yorkville Enquirer Library of Congress Gaston Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of a bulldog … Continue reading

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1906: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Danville, VA

Down on Bulldogs February 15, 1906 Daneville, Virginia The Times Dispatch Library of Congress Down on Bulldogs (Special to The Times-Dispatch) DANVILLE, VA., February 14 – Dogs was the chief topic of discussion at a lengthy meeting of Common Council … Continue reading

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1909: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Hopkinsville, KY

Many New Ordinances April 6, 1909 Hopkinsville, Kentucky Hopkinsville Kentuckian Library of Congress Many New Ordinances Most of them Ordering Concrete Pavements Laid on Various Streets COUNCIL’S MEETING The City Council held a busy session Friday night will all of … Continue reading

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1909: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Walkerville, MT

January 5, 1909 Walkerville, Montana Anaconda Standard – Page 7 Walkerville Town Has New Dog Law Additional Duties Are Given to the Town Marshal … Among other things it requires a license of $2 annually for every dog in the … Continue reading

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1908: Henry Turpin, Assisted Suicide by Pit Bull

Vicious Bulldog Helps Master to Drown Himself May 1, 1908 Albuquerque Citizen Library of Congress Vicious Bulldog Helps Master to Drown Himself Canine Bit Would Be Rescuers When They Attempted to Save Man from Watery Grave —– His Third Attempt … Continue reading

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1891 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Mary Glendenning

October 1891, Warren County, IN Mary Glendenning, 35 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Sun (Indiana) October 2, 1891 Killed by a Bull-Dog One Woman Horribly Lacerated and Another Injured —– A Vicious Baltimore Brute Attacks His Mistress–A Neighbor Attempts … Continue reading

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1928 Pit Bull Fatality: Emily Kienle

February 1928, El Paso County, TX Emily Kienle, 4 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack Roswell Daily Record February 11, 1928 View related map Pet Bull Dog Kills Child at El Paso El Paso, Texas, Feb 11 –(AP)– Turning on his … Continue reading

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1924 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Letha Sanders

February 1924, Jewell County, KS Letha Sanders, Child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Belleville Tellescope February 21, 1924 Girl is killed by bull dog Mankato, Kansas, February 9 – Miss Letha Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sanders … Continue reading

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1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Charlotte, NC

In Police Circles August 2, 1904 Charlotte Observer In Police Circles Violated the Bull Dog Ordinance That bulldog ordinance is getting in its work on Mr. S. J. Biggers, the Seventh street groceryman, and Paul Biggers, his son, who are … Continue reading

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1886 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Jimmy Gallagher

February 1886, Augusta-Richmond County, GA Jimmy Gallagher, Child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Big Sandy News February 11, 1886 View related map Augusta, GA – Feb 7 — A terrible scene was witnessed at the corner of Reynolds and … Continue reading

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1908: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Tampa, FL

Bulldogs of Tampa Must Wear Masks Tampa Tribune June 28, 1908 Bulldogs of Tampa Must Wear Masks Chief of Police Woodward will issue instructions to members of the force to arrest every person who allows a bull dog to run … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, North Platte, NE

Ordinance No. 24 The North Platte Semi-Weekly Tribune November 12, 1912 Library of Congress Ordinance No. 24 An ordinance requiring all persons who own, harbor, keep or control bull dogs to muzzle said bull dogs while running at large within … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Chicago, IL

Interesting Local News Items The Day Book September 17, 1912 Library of Congress David Rosen, 911 S. Wood st., and David Alschuler, grocer, 1138 S. Morgan st., arrested for not muzzling their bull dogs. $25 and costs. The bulldog of … Continue reading

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1908: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Statesville, NC

After Vicious Dogs Charlotte Observer January 10, 1908 Statesville, NC After Vicious Dogs Statesville City Fathers Determined to Have Them All Muzzled Statesville, Jan 9 — There has been quite a stir in “bulldog circles” during the past few days. … Continue reading

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