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 would it surprise you to learn that pit bulls used to be america's darlings before the mid-80s, stories of pit bull attacks. You may have heard bad things about pit bulls more than 700 cities across the country have placed bans on the breed. In fact, according to the american temperament test society, american pit bull terriers, the most popular breed used in dog fights, have a very high temperament passing rate of 826 percent even dogs commonly thought to be kind and gentle (and they are, with the right care) like bearded collies and. Experts say the culture of dog fighting has contributed to pit bulls getting a bad rap. Like the name suggests the american pit bull is america's dog though they have a bad rap these animals are eager to please, loving and intelligent the american pit bull is not for everyone but with good training they can make good pets for adults. Dogs deemed “pit bulls” have a bone to pick with americans (and other countries across the world) they're tired of the rampant breed discrimination they want to go back to the good old days when they were portrayed in a more positive light the misconceptions about this type of dog have grown to epic. “i own six american pitbull terriers and one american staffordshire pitbull right now, and several in the past 18 years and i have never had any one of them hurt any for this reason some believe that the pitbull should be banned not because they are inherently bad, but because, like the lion, cheetah and the chimpanzee. We are sad to report another savage mauling of a child from a family pit bull, this time in san antonio reports from the scene detail that the bite looked pretty bad for those pit bull enthusiasts who call these animals friendly family pets, you need to re-evaluate your position these blood-thirsty dogs are prone to feast on a.
Dogs aren't born bad aggressive dogs aren't born that way mean dogs frequently aren't properly socialized as puppies they also likely have been abused or starved well into adulthood people choose pit bulls for dog-fighting simply because they're a strong and large breed – not because they're monsters. Some pit bulls were selected and bred for their fighting ability that means that they may be more likely than other breeds to fight with dogs it doesn't mean that they can't be around other dogs or that they're unpredictably aggressive other pit bulls were specifically bred for work and companionship these dogs have long. Dogs are man's best friend so why are leaving some of our friends behind though there is more to the argument than a mere five-hundred word article and filter, all dogs deserve a chance from bulldogs to basset hounds and even pit bulls now the question stands will you give this misunderstood breed a chance.
As noted by respected pit bull rescue organization badrap, “dogs commonly identified as pit bulls are quite often a mix of multiple breeds” this results in shelters being full of bully dogs who may or may not be “pit bulls,” but can have a harder time finding homes due to the name and bad press while it's tempting to look at. Pit bulls are very eager to please people a pit bull will do almost anything his favorite people ask of him, just to hear their praise these dogs crave our attention and approval, and are very social with humans this devotion to people has contributed heavily to the bad reputation of pit bulls, because a bad person can use a. But pit bulls have become enmeshed in the brutality of underclass culture, magnifying the breed's predisposition to aggression in the wrong hands, kovary warns, pit bulls can be bad news abundant evidence of owner irresponsibility is on display at the center for animal care and control (cacc), a nonprofit shelter that.
From the roosevelt white house to a recent fatal attack, pit bulls have a bad reputation but is it deserved. One thing nobody can argue with is the pit bull terrier has a bad reputation when someone says the name “pit bull,” most people either think of a vicious dog or are aware that others think of them that way there is no other breed that stirs up so much emotion they are idolized, feared, respected, hated and loved intensely. This is an unfortunate stereotype that pit bulls have been saddled with over the years despite all efforts, there are still bad dog owners in the world, and people who force dogs to endure the most unimaginable horrors, such as dog fighting dog fighting is a serious threat to many dog breeds, not just pit.
It's gotten so bad that when dog attacks happen, the media will often identify the breed as a pit bull even when it's not the case and when pit bulls do attack, it is often much more widely reported than similar attacks caused by other breeds pit bulls' bad reputation has been so deeply ingrained in our culture.
Pit bulls are dangerous pit bulls are sweethearts what to believe in my experience, each of those statements has truth to it some american pit bull terriers are indeed dangerous they act aggressively toward humans or other animals it may not be their fault in the sense that they might have inherited bad genes. Some states and cities have acted on the research: the state of maryland has determined that pit bulls are inherently dangerous and all owners are liable against pit bulls, home owners and landlords often must pay significantly higher insurance premiums if they have a pit bull or other recognized bad. One side says pits are dangerous and should be banned the other side says they are loving, safe dogs and it's the owners who are to blame for any “bad” pits what is the truth somewhere in between “pit bull” can refer to either the american pit bull terrier (apbt) breed or a type of dog who has pit bull. They're man's best friend, but what happens when your pet turns violent experts claim any breed of dog can be aggressive, but many times specific breeds, like pit bulls, are signaled out as being more dangerous than others so why do they get such a bad rap it often stems from stories like colin and.