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Duration: 1 hour

Rickie Haywood-Williams meets the young men who take dangerous dogs onto the streets and asks whether dogs have become the new weapon of choice. He discovers that some owners deliberately train and abuse their animals to make them vicious attack dogs, and learns that the most iconic and feared dog of all, the pit bull, is back on our streets.

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Mon 31 Aug 2009 03:35 BBC Three

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    A vet explains the horrific injuries inflicted on a brave puppy which is now on the road to recovery after surgery.


Rickie Haywood-Williams
Elizabeth Byrne
Executive Producer
Declan Lawn
Executive Producer
Darren Kemp


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