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Updated: North Carolina bill to put ‘bully breeds’ on death row is shelved

A proposal in Cumberland County, N.C. introduced Dec. 5 that would ban adoptions of so-called “bully breeds” and mandate euthanasia for such dogs held in county shelters for more than 72 hours, was shelved by the board following a huge outcry. The proposal defined bully breeds as Dobermans, Rottweilers, Chow …