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Thirty Years with Fighting Dogs [Paperback]

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Thirty Years With Fighting Dogs GEORGE C. Armitage. Originally published 1935, USA, this is a reprint of a fascinating historical document about fighting dogs.the original is very rare, expensive and much sought after by dogmen and collectors, both for its rarity and the information contained within.

"Thirty Years With Fighting Dogs" is a look at the sport of dog fighting in the early 20th century through the eyes of George Armitage, an acknowledged master of the game. It contains 55 rare photographs including Galvin's Pup, John Noonan's Brandy, Tanner, Shipley's Pearlie, Saddler's Bozo, Dugan's Pat and many more. Many famous battles are related. The contents also include articles on Schooling a Young Dog, Selecting a Dog for Pit Purposes, Armitage's Rules, Sample Contract, Armitage's Keep, Feeding and Breeding. A fascinating look at a vanished era.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   196
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.79"
Weight:   0.66 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 10, 2004
Publisher   Read Country Books
ISBN  190512404X  
ISBN13  9781905124046  

Availability  83 units.
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Outraged!  Mar 28, 2008
How could this site describe dog fighting as a SPORT??? It's not only cruel, but illegal!!!
Primary Source on Dog-Fighting History  Jul 22, 2007
The book was originally published in 1935 as an infomercial for one man's fighting dogs with emphasis on disparaging his competitors. I read it as background for a book I am writing, and it was helpful for that purpose.

The book does effectively dispel the myth that dog fighting used to be a sport of respectable gentlemen conducted at wholesome family cook outs; the first hand accounts are basements and barns, hiding from the police, with people carrying guns and using them. It was interesting to note that many of the best dogs between 1900 and 1930 were English bull terriers or Boston Terrier crosses, not pits; and that the first fight Armitage ever saw was a Colby dog that quit against a backyard mix.
RLOWERY30YWFD  Mar 11, 2007
A look to the past.  Mar 3, 2007
This book is a collectors item.For it's fotos of some great old time Pit Fighting Dogs.On the other hand the story's told on it lack a bit of flavor.The thing that got to me is that even do this book is form the early 1900's.Some times it felt like it was wright'en on the past decade.In all I realy recomend this,but only to the people how are willing to learn the truth of this great breed.
THirty Years of Fighting Dogs, by George Armitage  Feb 23, 2007
Enjoyable reading about the ancenstry of a remarkable breed, the American Pit Bull Terrier. Historical photos (many are poor quaility) of world renowned fighting dogs of their day. Historical accounts of matches from the by-gone days of gentlemen matching game dogs.
Using information acquired in this book, I was able to trace my dog's ancestry back to 1845.
A necessary addition to the library of any American Pit Bull Terrier lover who understands the breed's heritage.

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