Stop media bias in dog attacks
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Everytime there is a dog attack the media automatically jumps on Bull breed dogs, often without any evidence and working on pure speculation.
If we truly want to change the way dog attacks are prevented and dealt with, then surely the start of this is education, meaning the breed of dog is completely irrelevant, as any dog can be dangerous!
I want to stop the media guessing at a breed or crossbreed of dog involved in an attack. Instead of trying to name the breed, they should just report facts, eg: small dog, medium dog, large dog
The only time this should be relevant is if they are still looking for the offending dogs owners and even then a brief description of the dog would be more useful than a speculation on it's breed.
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