Controlling dogs—by numbers

June 1991
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p15
Comments on the initial proposal of Great Britain's government to destroy all pit bull terriers due to the danger they might provide. Strong protests regarding the elimination of the dogs from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Recommendation of a nationwide registration of dogs to address the problem; Costs related to the dog registration.


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