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Soundbite Advocacy

Soundbite Advocacy

Pit Bulletin Legal News has hosted experts on lobbying against breed-discriminatory legislation (BDL) and canine behavior and genetics on our radio program. We've taken the best advice from our guests and distilled their wisdom into an ever-growing collection of brief audio clips.

Dog Behavior

How many times have you read or heard this dogsbite.org slogan—pointers point, retrievers retrieve, and pit bulls ATTACK? Dr. Kristopher Irizarry sets the record straight. While not as concise as the dogsbite.org slogan, it's backed by a lot more science. You can listen to the entire interview with Dr. Irizarry here.


What's the best approach to prevent your community from instituting BDL or to repeal existing BDL? Hint, it's not with cute picture of your dog.

Laura Handzel, Best Friends Animal Society, offers suggestion on how to present yourself and your case in a public meeting. You can listen to the entire interview with Laura Handzel here.

Stephanie Filer, Animal Rescue League of Iowa and co-founder of the ARL Pit Crew, describes how her organization built momentum and support for overturning BDL in Iowa communities. You can listen to the entire interview with Stephanie Filer here.


Brent Toellner, KC Dog Blog, talks about putting dog bite numbers in perspective and where to focus limited animal-control resources for the greatest public safely benefit.


What We're Reading Now

Summer Reading

wolfcalledromeoA Wolf Called Romeo—a wolf who loves dogs, Oogy—the bio of a badly injured pup, and One Good Dog, a novel from the perspective of a fighting dog.

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