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1911 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – John Doe Yearwood

May 1911, Jefferson County, IL John Doe Yearwood, 4 Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map BULLDOG INJURES BOY Mount Vernon, Ill. May 8 — A savage bulldog attacked the 4-year old son of Robert Yearwood and … Continue reading

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1911: Call to Ban Pit ‘Bulldogs’ in District of Columbia

Banish Bulldogs Says Mr. Gordon The Washington Herald September 29, 1911 Library of Congress Banish Bulldogs, Says Mr. Gordon ——- “Criminal Negligence” to foster the Breed ——- Protest to Commissioners ——- Attack by Canine on Little Anna Hayes Leads to … Continue reading

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1911: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Ogden, UT

Bulldogs Are Dangerous The Evening Standard August 4, 1911 Library of Congress Bulldogs Are Dangerous A vicious bulldog is a dangerous animal. Here is an account of a bulldog making an attack on a horse, taken from a San Francisco … Continue reading

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