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1912 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Harry Pecher

Mad Dog Tears Child Fatally; Bites Mother The Sun (New York) November 14, 1912 Library of Congress View related map Animal Waits Until Young Master, Ill, Is Alone and Attacks Him ———- Woman Tackles Brute ———- Battles to Save Children … 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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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Maysville, KY

City Council… Daily Public Ledger August 6, 1912 Maysville, Kentucky Library of Congress Under suspension of the rules a “bull dog” ordinance was passed and adopted making it unlawful for such animals to run at larger unmuzzled under penalty of … Continue reading

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1912 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Ignatz Obolhusky

June 1912, Cook County, 1912 Ignatz Obolhusky, < 1 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map Ignatz Obolhusky, 8 months, badly bitten by bulldog owned by F. Vellack in rear of home 965 Milwaukee ave. Will die. – … Continue reading

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1912 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Jasper Goff

December 1912, Jefferson County, AL Jasper Goff, 5 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map Bulldog Kills Child Bessemer, AL Dec 16 – With his jaws locked on the throat of five-year-old Jasper Goff, a vicious bulldog strangled … Continue reading

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