Remove ad that references pit bulls
  • Petitioned McDonald's

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Remove ad that references pit bulls

    1. Jennifer Hurowitz
    2. Petition by

      Jennifer Hurowitz

      North Potomac, MD

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February 2012

Victory

After hearing from thousands of people who signed petitions on Change.org, as well as many who called, posted on Facebook and Twitter, and threatened mass boycotts, McDonald's released a statement which reads, "(w)e apologize for running a local ad insensitive in its mention of pit bulls. We didn't mean to offend anyone and the ad is being pulled."

This advertisement says petting a pit bull is risky behavior, and implies eating their food is safer. It portrays these dogs in a negative manner and they are attacked enough in the media. At the very least, it is blatantly false advertising.

The ad can be heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMbSXu90OMA

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    • Stacy Smith LEE'S SUMMIT, MO
      • over 2 years ago

      This is UNBELIEVABLE, that McDonald's would do something like this. SHAME ON YOU!

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    • Sally Grubb HOOPESTON, IL
      • over 2 years ago

      these poor dogs have been discriminated against enough. They are already being put to death just becasue of thier breed. It needs to stop, and this is only making it worse for them.

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    • caroline delaye ANNAMOE, IRELAND
      • over 2 years ago

      Pit Bulls are not an aggressive breed, they are loving and gentle and make fab pets. Mcdonalds food is rubbish !

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    • Melissa Parker NATIONAL PARK, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      As a dog lover, I do not agree with them refering to a Pit Bull , or any breed, in this manner!

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    • Charles Taylor MYRTLE BEACH, SC
      • over 2 years ago

      This is positively disgusting! This wonderful breed of dog has enough trouble trying to lose an image that it never deserved without this artery-clogging McMonster defaming them further just to make a buck. I can promise you that McDonald's grease is responsible for more deaths every year than these noble and loving animals.

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