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Dangerous dogs
‘Bling with bite’ – the rise of status and weapon dogs
  1. Simon Harding, DProf, MA, MA, BTP, DipM, PGCHE, MCIM, MMRS
  1. Department of Criminology, School of Law, Middlesex University, Hendon Town Hall,
    The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT
  1. e-mail: s.harding{at}


Simon Harding looks into what motivates people to own ‘status’ or ‘weapon’ dogs, and why numbers are increasing

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