‘Give Staffies a Chance’ says leading animal charity

A leading animal welfare charity has launched a campaign to highlight the plight of Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Wood Green, The Animals Charity is seeking to change public opinion of this once-loved breed and ultimately encourage people to at least consider a Staffie when rehoming a dog – through their ‘Give Staffies a Chance’ campaign. Last…

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“My Weapon Is A Dog” BBC THREE Thursday 21 May 2009, 9pm

(From BBCTHREE website) On nearly every high street from Penzance to London and Glasgow to Belfast, there’s a new “must-have” accessory for some young men. Not the latest trainers or mobile phone, but fierce, snarling dogs. Rickie Haywood-Williams explores the hip-hop and peer-pressure culture that has led to this growth in aggressive dogs in his…

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