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1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Ordinance, Savannah, Georgia

CONSIDERATION FOR BULLDOG ORDINANCE May 28, 1904 The Savannah morning news CONSIDERATION FOR BULLDOG ORDINANCE. Mayor Myers Is Inclined to Favor Such a Law. “If the Chamber of Commerce will send us a communication on the subject, Council will give … Continue reading

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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 … 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, NC – Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of … 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 … 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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