You are referring to me.
Sal, bear in mind we agree a lot. Here we know we part ways.
BTW, I’ve read some of the news articles of the day. He was indeed sometimes referred to as a Boston Bulldog, Boston Bull Terrier, and so on. AT THE TIME. Bostons were very different in those days and closer to their fighting past. History is not being changed, it is being turned back to what it actually was. He certainly did not have to be pure anything, as he was simply found in Hartford. Origins unknown.
Bear in mind that advocates try to tell us we can’t always tell a PBT type when dogs maul someone. Yet in this and other isolated “ambassador” cases they say he must be PBT. Which is it? Seems convenience determines when a dog is a PBT.
We disagree on these things. No doubt. We also agree a lot. Hope you don’t hold it against me too much. We’ve had some interesting discussions.
“Bostons were very different in those days and closer to their fighting past”
Yeah, I’ll say.
They went from functional dogs to smash-faced, skull-bulging, bug eyed, suffocating, trachea-collapsing train wrecks.
I’ve not personally met one that still had both eyes.
[brachycephalia is a sin against nature and the people who intentionally propagate them are criminals]
History always referred to Stubby as a bully breed of some sort.
This Boston Terrier jazz is new.
Not sure what the real agenda is behind it but IMO, it’s suspicious, at best.
Of course I don’t hold it against you.
I like you.
But Stubby wasn’t a BT.