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Searching for Information
There is an infinite amount of information on the internet. Please take the time to make sure sources are reliable and accurate. Miami Dade College Library provides a number of databases for research. You may login to the library using your Student ID number and PIN (last 4 numbers of your Student ID).
How did pit bulls get such a bad rap?
"Would it surprise you to learn that pit bulls used to be America’s darlings?" "If current news reports are to be believed, pit bulls have been attacking and biting humans left and right—to the point that many communities are considering breed-specific bans on pit bulls." https://www.cesarsway.com/about-dogs/pit-bulls/how-did-pit-bulls-get-a-bad-rap
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nonfatal Dog Bite--Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments --- United States, 2001. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5226a1.htm
National Canine Research Council
Dog Bites - Problems and Solutions
History of the Pit Bull
"The American Pit Bull Terrier is a wonderful dog, well-known for its intelligence, strength, and loyalty. In recent years, the breed has been unfairly villanized as overly aggressive and dangerous. While the pit bull does indeed possess a feisty and spirited character, the history of the breed reveals a much more complex tapestry of temperament and personality. "
The Water Bowl
Get information from some of these books and eBooks that are available through the Miami Dade College Library Catalog.
Pit Bull by
Publication Date: 2016-05-10
I'm a Good Dog by
Publication Date: 2012-10-25
The Lost Dogs by
Publication Date: 2010-09-16
The Pit Bull Placebo by
Publication Date: 2007-06-01
Dogs Bite but Balloons and Slippers Are More Dangerous by
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
Every Dog's Legal Guide by
Publication Date: 2007-10-29
World of the American Pit Bull Terrier by
Publication Date: 1983-09-01
Citations & Plagiarism
What is Plagiarism?
"The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."
From The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, 2d ed.
Researching, Writing, and Citing