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1896 Breed-Specific ‘Pit’ Bulldog Ordinance, Sacramento, CA

A Savage Dog The Record-Union April 12, 1896 Library of Congress A Savage Dog Attacks Domestic Animals and Causes the Arrest of His Master. A savage bulldog yesterday attacked an inoffensive cat in the neighborhood of K street, between Fourth … Continue reading

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1891 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Don Shorb

April 1891, Los Angeles County, CA Don Shorb, 7 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map The Record Union April 11, 1891 Library of Congress Fatally Bitten by a Bulldog Los Angeles, April 10 – Don Shorb, 7-year … Continue reading

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