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When will XL Bully defenders admit that genes matter?

1 November 2023

4:02 AM

1 November 2023

4:02 AM

It’s not a good time to be an American XL Bully. The breed, an extra-large pitbull variant, has been blamed for a threefold rise in fatal dog attacks in the UK; after a series of high-profile maulings, bullies have today been added to the list of breeds restricted under the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Incidents involving the dogs have been met with a bizarre insistence from some quarters that no, there is nothing especially dangerous about the XL bully.

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