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Friday, December 8, 2006

Dogs inspire human crime

People who own vicious dogs such as pit bulls have more criminal convictions-including crimes against children-than owner of licensed gentler dogs such as beagles as found by researchers.
A study of more than 350 dog owner in ohio showed that every owner of high risk breed had at least one brush with the law.And 30% of people who owned an aggressive breed and who also had been cited at least oncefor failure to register it had at least 5 criminal convictions or traffic citations.
This compared to 1% of owner of low risk dog such as poodles,beagles or collies as interpersonal journal reported.
"Owner of vicious dogs who have been cited for failing to register a dog or failing to keep a dog confined on the premises-are more than nine time more likely to have been convicted for a crime involving children,three times more likely to have been convicted for domestic violence-and nearly eight times more likely to be charged with drug(crimes) than owners of low risk licensed dogs" said JaclynBarnes of Cincinnati childrens Hospital Medical center .
Barnes and colleagues used to agree definations of vicious dogs used in writing local ordinanes.
" A vicious dog" means a dog that,without provaction has killed or caused serious injury to any person has killed another dogor belongs to a breed that is commonly known as a pit bull dog.

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