Pitbulls vicious or harmless

How did pit bulls get such a bad rap? By Jon Bastian If current news reports are to be believed, pit bulls have been attacking and biting humans left and right—to the point that many communities are considering breed-specific bans on pit bulls. Before the mids, stories of pit bull attacks are practically non-existent.

Pitbulls vicious or harmless

Submit Sweet-tempered Dogs Bred as Companions Contrary to what most people think, the term "pit bull" doesn't actually refer to a specific breed, much less a solitary breeding purpose.

There's no such thing as a dog "bred only to fight. When tested individually and in groups, those three breeds tend to actually have better temperament scores than the average dog, and dog groups studied by scientists over a large period of time showed no significant amount of danger to humans or other pets.

So why are pit bulls mentioned so often as killers?

Pitbulls vicious or harmless

Well, we're back to the point that the term pit bull doesn't refer to a single type of dog. Similarly, when we hear about pit bulls attacking someone, the assumption is that it was a vicious, unprovoked assault. On closer examination, you'll find stories like police calls for a vicious dog Who was found by the officer on the scene to be the victim of children around the neighborhood taunting him and throwing glass bottles at them.

Thankfully, the cop was able to call him over, calm him down, and take him away. After spending a little bit at the shelter, said pit bull was adopted by said cop. Media perceptions shape a lot of our world, unfortunately for the worse in many cases.

It's more important to look at scientific studies, breed information, and history to make your decision. As for me, I've raised two clear pit bull mixes, one of whom was severely swatted around by one of our kittens, on the nose, enough to draw blood.

Today, we've trained that kitten to be nicer to dogs And the dog loves all of the cats. The plural of anecdote may not be data, but they can serve as examples.Pit bulls: Vicious or Harmless An evaluation on dog bites and the euthanizing of pit bulls.

When I was looking on the computer for a nice-looking breed of dog to have for a pet, I immediately fell in love with the American Pit Bull Terrier. Mar 03,  · Pitbulls Vicious or Harmless - Words Pit bulls: Vicious or Harmless An evaluation on dog bites and the euthanizing of pit bulls.

When I was looking on the computer for a nice-looking breed of dog to have for a pet, I immediately fell in love with the American Pit Bull Terrier.

It's not how they are raised, even with the most love, pitbulls have the instinct to potentially kill something on a dime. On closer examination, you'll find stories like police calls for a vicious dog Who was found by the officer on the scene to be the victim of children around the neighborhood taunting him and throwing glass bottles at.

Pit bulls: Vicious or Harmless An evaluation on dog bites and the euthanizing of pit bulls. When I was looking on the computer for a nice-looking breed of dog to have for a pet, I immediately fell in love with the American Pit Bull Terrier. It is then not the dogs who are cruel and vicious, but rather those behind their training. Advertisement Myth 3: Pit bulls are naturally violent, aggressive and mean, and are very dangerous dogs. The media paint a specific picture in the public’s mind about pit bulls. The media want everyone to think of the dogs as vicious, aggressive and dangerous, when in fact, they are just the opposite.

The media paint a specific picture in the public’s mind about pit bulls. The media want everyone to think of the dogs as vicious, aggressive and dangerous, when in fact, they are just the opposite. It is then not the dogs who are cruel and vicious, but rather those behind their training.

Advertisement Myth 3: Pit bulls are naturally violent, aggressive and mean, and are very dangerous dogs. Sep 06,  · Usually nothing, I went to city court and had a pit destroyed several years ago. Then took the owner to justice court for damages but never saw a dime.

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