Tuesday, April 19, 2016

As gentle as a lamb...

May 23, 1901

This bulldog killed a horse, then had his picture taken.




















































"It is believed that the horse accidentally kicked the dog, and so caused the attack."



Friday, April 15, 2016

Foolish curs


 

















"Foolish curs that run winking into the mouth of a russian bear and have their heads crushed like rotten apples."





Wednesday, April 13, 2016

definably ugly animals

"It is likely that the fear that many people have for pit bull terriers, bats, snakes and other definably ugly animals has its roots in our cultural connection of appearance and deviance."





















Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, By Marc Bekoff, Carron A. Meaney, page 132

Friday, September 18, 2015

A Very Rude and Nasty Pleasure



























The Bulldog, devoted solely to the most barbarous and infamous purposes, the real blackguard of his species, has no claim upon utility, humanity, or common sense, and the total extinction of the breed is a desirable consummation. — BRITISH FIELD SPORTS, 1818.