LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 29-year-old single mother whose four dogs mauled two Las Vegas neighbors has pleaded guilty to a felony willful disregard charge in a plea deal to be freed from jail pending sentencing July 21.
This Sunday is National Pit Bull Appreciation Day. But of the thousands of dogs taken in at Lied Shelter each year, Pit Bull Terriers constitute as much as 75 percent of dog population that is euthanized. Why? Are Pit Bulls bred to be bad or is it the owners who want aggressive and angry dogs? And what can be done about the problem?