How do you make a type of dog desirable with the wrong crowd?
- First, ban it.
- Then, write articles using stereotypical mythology (“deadly dogs,” “powerful jaws, muscular bodies and fierce loyalty,” “ferocious reputation,” “killing machines on leashes”).
- And be sure the article mentions the gobs of money you can make by breeding and selling the illegal dogs.
Black market for pit bulls flourishing
By Chelsea White
The Daily Telegraph
September 05, 2009 12:01am
People openly defying rules on pitt bulls
Black market in deadly dogs flourishing
Some sell for $2000
[…] Even pit bulls bought before the breeding ban are subject to restrictions and compulsory sterilisation, with the aim to make the dog extinct.
But investigation by The Daily Telegraph found dozens of pit bulls available for sale.[…]
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