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  • No evidence that pit bulls are more likely to bite

    The Maryland SPCA is not only disappointed in the Maryland Court of Appeals recent ruling stating all "pit bulls" are inherently dangerous but also Dan Rodricks' commentary ("Pit bulls: Own at your risk," April 30). It is tragic to hear of anyone...
  • There are lots of good pit bulls

    I usually enjoy Dan Rodricks' columns, even when I don't fully agree with them. This one — about the recent Maryland Court of Appeals decision deeming any "pit bull" or "pit bull mix" dog to be inherently dangerous — I simply find dismaying ("...
  • Pit bulls: It's a question of training

    I strongly disagree with Dan Rodricks' column on pit bulls ("Pit bulls: Own at your risk," May 1). I am a dog lover and I know all dogs are not dangerous. Dog owners have to know how to train their dogs appropriately. The dog is a follower; it follows...
  • Don't stereotype pit bulls — or any other dog

    If Dan Rodricks had made an effort to meet the dog dressed as Batman at the March for the Animals, he may have encountered a highly intelligent, affectionate and fun-loving animal ("Pit bulls: Own at your risk," May 1). With dogs, as with people,...
  • Rodricks perpetuates prejudice against pit bulls

    It is disheartening to read Dan Rodricks prejudiced column ("Pit bulls: Own them at your own risk," May 1). Mr. Rodricks' shoddy research helps perpetuate the misinformation that slanders this dog breed, leading to bad legislation that responsible dog...
  • Time for another Yappy Hour!

    Time for another Yappy Hour!
    Are you and your dog ready to get out and mingle? The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has an event for you. Head to Yappy Hour in Center Plaza (in front of 39 West Lexington), July 12, 5 to 7 p.m. On the docket: pools and treats for your canine; free...
  • Dogwoods have a connection to our four-legged friends

    As I was admiring a dogwood tree, I noticed that a dog being walked by its owner was taking an interest in the tree, too, though probably for a different reason, since the canine appeared preoccupied by the scent of something that had recently passed...
  • Dog bites are "inherently dangerous" to finances

    Dog bites are "inherently dangerous" to finances
    Maryland dog lovers are upset by a ruling in the highest court in the state that says pit bulls are “inherently dangerous,” which means owners and landlords can be liable for the first bite a pit bull makes. But dog bites of all breeds turn...
  • 5 myths about Ocean City

    5 myths about Ocean City
    Each month during the bustling summer season, upwards of 300,000 tourists make their way through Ocean City. While some are regulars who've vacationed here, forever, just as many are newbies who are eagerly discovering the charms of this resort town....
  • A vet's view of pit bulls

    As a practicing veterinarian in Baltimore, specializing in house-call appointments for time-pressed and senior "pet parents," I travel throughout the city. I go into neighborhoods, many under-serviced by the veterinary community, and sit with pet...
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • Sunny conditions for Latin American art exhibit

    The painterly colors are as bright as a tropical sun in some of the artwork in the "Contemporary Latin American Art Exhibition" at the Columbia Art Center. Although the subject matter of all four artists tends to be puzzling, it's easy to enjoy their...