There has been much talk about dangerous dogs and K9 aggression towards humans over the years. In the discussion, some People tend to take extreme positions.
On one end of the spectrum, you have people or organizations that seems downright eager to label dogs "dangerous", even if they have never bitten anyone. On the extreme opposite end of that same spectrum are some dog lovers who never want to believe any dog is dangerous. They also tend to believe that dog bites that do
A blog post at No Kill Nation recently explored some real and serious issues with the way many animal shelters calculate their Live Release Rates (LRR) and rightly pointed out that the formula considered by many to be the defacto standard allows animal shelters to eliminate thousands of deaths from their calculations, by not counting all animals "euthanized at owner request" or even animals that died, or that were lost or stolen at the shelter. Why a shelter would want to eli