pit bull

Reader Input: Breed-specific legislation too limiting

Seriously? Again? How many times must we beat a dead horse (“California must regulate pit bulls,” Reader Input, March 20)? Government has no business trying to “r ...

Reader Input: California must regulate pit bulls

The Journal’s March 15 editorial commenting on the recent pit bull attack on a horse in the Bel Air shopping center raised some cogent issues but ignored the most critical on ...

Dog owners can use a few lessons

Re: “Pit bull mix hailed for rescue,” (Journal, March 30). I have a solution. Give the owner civil duties at the animal shelter for six months. While he performs his duties, ...

Auburn pit bull mix saves the day as owner attacked by … pit bulls

Auburn’s Stacie Julian is giving her dog Hunter some extra love this week after the pooch fended off an attack by two pit bulls. The irony of the attack Wednesday is that Hunter ...

Regulate pit bull ownership

I live in Yuba County. A few months ago my boxer got into a fight inside my fenced yard. A few minutes later animal control was here and took my dog and left me with a fine to pay ...

A response to pit bull letters

I find it amusing that I have started a “pissing contest.” Everyone has an opinion and that is all it is, simply an opinion. I would appreciate the opportunity to address some ...

Dogs can be a deadly weapon

A gun is a deadly weapon. A pit bull is a deadly weapon with a mind of its own. Assault with a deadly weapon: Assault weapon to include animals deemed “attack prone.” Felony ...

Owner to blame not breed

I have just read another “pit bull” letter, written by someone with a very callous disregard for animal life. It is sad for me to realize there are people living in our communi ...

Show pit bulls zero tolerance

In response to Pat Brandhorst’s letter (Auburn Journal, Oct 16): I hope everybody jumps on the bandwagon and we get pit bull ownership banned. I have zero tolerance and no compa ...

Get pit bull facts straight

First of all, it is ignorant to say that the pit bull was bred to kill for man’s pleasure. The Staffordshire terrier is a mixture of the strong bulldog and the driven terrier. ...

Quit blaming the pit bulls

I am sick and tired of reading all the letters and editorials, regarding the four pit bulls. It’s my understanding that they were in a fenced yard. The question is, who opened ...

Humans spoiled the pit bull

I can’t imagine life without a dog. I remember each one I’ve ever partnered with. Almost all canines were bred for a specific reason: work, hunting, farm, pleasure, etc. Pit ...

Disney knew what to do

Even Disney would have pit bulls put down. I’ll bet just about every baby boomer remembers the movie “Old Yeller.” Young boys befriend a stray dog that becomes their best fr ...

Lock up those pit bulls, or the owner

I opened up my computer to pit bull facts and found information from the Humane Society and other organizations about pit bulls. Everyone should turn to this page. It reveals wha ...

No pitbull love lost Downtown

Why in God’s name does a 27-year-old man have four pitbull dogs in the middle of beautiful Downtown Auburn? My heart goes out to the brave teen who was attacked. In my opinion t ...