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Postby Natalie » May 11th, 2010, 9:54 pm

A post on the Madison, WI CL pets section:

"I know this doesn't belong here, but it really upsets me that people don't know the breed of their dogs. I'm in school to go into the veterinary field and I can tell you right now that there are no kennel clubs to my knowledge that acknowledge the "American pitbull terrier". There are many types of "bully breeds" recognized by kennel clubs but no such thing as pitbull terriers. Please figure out what breed your dog is and not just generalize it as a pitbull."

The pets section in Madison is crazy. There are fights and flagging constantly. While Madison is a pool of highly educated, liberal hippies, the surrounding areas are all farmers and simple town-folk. It's a recipe for disaster.

And then you have this. I emailed back urging him/her to please please please do some more research...among other things. I tried to be nice and educational...not sure if I pulled it off

Sorry, had to vent a little.
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » May 11th, 2010, 9:58 pm

:doh:
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Postby Ino » May 11th, 2010, 10:54 pm

Our craigslist pets section crew is pretty out there too!! There are a lot of ignorant people and there are tons of individuals that think they are the designated craigslist police and go around flagging just about every ad :rolleyes2: !!
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Postby ArtGypsy » May 11th, 2010, 11:13 pm

Holy Cow. :cuss:
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Anger that things are the way they are.
Courage to make them the way they ought to be.”----Augustine
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Postby mnp13 » May 12th, 2010, 12:16 pm

Post a response with a link to the United Kennel Club - :rolleyes2:

http://www.ukcdogs.com/WebSite.nsf/e633 ... ,10,breeds

Top ten breeds include:
1. Treeing Walker Coonhound (Scenthound Group)
2. American Pit Bull Terrier (Terrier Group)
3. Bluetick Coonhound (Scenthound Group)
4. English Coonhound (Scenthound Group)
5. American Black & Tan Coonhound (Scenthound Group)
6. Redbone Coonhound (Scenthound Group)
7. Beagle (Scenthound Group)
8. Labrador Retriever (Gun Dog Group)
9. Plott Hound (Scenthound Group)
10. American Eskimo (Northern Group)
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Postby Natalie » May 12th, 2010, 12:51 pm

I looked again today and the post has been removed. I'm sure he/she got an overwhelming response, there are a lot of pit bulls in Madison. Someone did post a link to a dog breed info website. I just hope the person decides to get over it and actually educate themselves.
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