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one of my relatives just brought a Dogo Argentino!!!

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by harmeetjohal, Jul 27, 2009.


  1. harmeetjohal

    harmeetjohal PetForums Senior

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    I am a little upset to find out that one of my relatives has just brought a Dogo Argentino pup, not cause i view them as a danger, but cause they are illgal...
    does anyone know why this breed is banned also the Tosa?
     
  2. Nicky09

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    Dogo's are a very hard breed to keep very powerful with very strong protective instincts and can be aggressive in the wrong hands. They really need a very experienced firm owner not cruel but they can't be allowed to get away with any bad behaviour. I'd assume this is why they're banned. Tosas I don't know why they were banned because as far as I know they were bred to be wrestlers not fighters and dog aggression was actively discouraged I could be wrong though.
     
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    to behonest i think its the same as the pit bull, the dogs were misused by idiots and then banned. gets me really angry, doesnt take long to breed in/out any traits so its not as if any problems with the breed cant be sorted out, its just because a few stupid humans think its clever to breed them badly and then misuse them, spoils it for the rest of us!!!
    i bet it will be a really nice dog too.
     
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    because this type of dog is classed as danger to the public under the DDA
     
  5. harmeetjohal

    harmeetjohal PetForums Senior

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    im sure i had read that the Dogo Argentino and tosa werent even in the UK when they were banned....
    ppl miss use staffs, rotti, and DDB and they not banned... its sad how ppl can spoil a breed
     
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    It makes me quite angry.
    So many staffies around at the moment because they are the in thing for young people to have to try and fight other people. What the f**k.
    I had words with one staff owner the other week in a park.
     
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    I think it was the Dogo and Filia that weren't in the country. In the right hands I sure these are great dogs but even people that love the breed say they're not easy to own. I would love a pitbull though stupid NZ has the same rules as the UK I've just have to content myself with a staffie instead.
     
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    how can you be sure its a dogo? have you got any pics? :)
     

  9. i read that they were not even in the country when the DDA was made
     
  10. harmeetjohal

    harmeetjohal PetForums Senior

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    pic's as attached....

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    harmeetjohal PetForums Senior

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    thats a pic of the dad and the pups....
     
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    Certainly does look like a Dogo. Handsome boy and the puppies are adorable.
     
  13. RowanWolf

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    I didn't recognize the name but I recognize the photos!
    As any breed, especially so called 'more dangerous or danger dogs' they need the right experienced hand. I bet they can be big sops :)
     
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    awwwwww. how cute are are they, they look like softies to me. id have one!!!

    also you are allowed to keep them in this country provided the authorities know, you get a licence and they are kept onlead and muzzled in public. unless they have changed this and no one told me!
     
  15. Nicci

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    I'm going to put my neck out here and say that it probably isn't a Dogo, I don't think it is I'd say it's more than likely a Scott or Hines bred American Bulldog.
     
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    They are really cute!!

    But if they are illegal isn't your relative worried about someone who knows their dogs and reporting him?
     
  17. harmeetjohal

    harmeetjohal PetForums Senior

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    would you guys ever own a banned breed
     
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    [​IMG]

    This is a pic I have googled. Certainly look the same breed.
     
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    I would if I was saving it yes. In the right circumstances, if I knew I could give it what it needed I'd own a banned breed.
     
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    I'm not sure. I have read stories of banned dogs being taken away and PTS by wardens despite the owners having a licence. Wouldn't want to risk it.
     
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