Rehabilitation has become the best treatment for many of these once trained aggressive dogs. The ASPCA has been working extremely hard examining and treating rescued pit bulls. Many of these animals come from a long life of neglect and fighting. Most are believed to have been abused since 10 weeks old. This organization has came across many fighting raids and never once experienced a dog aggressive towards humans but mostly towards other animals. In many of these cases, dogs are rehabilitated to once again be able to live in a loving home environment. This process begins with teaching pit bulls to be non aggressive towards other animals. It can oftentimes be difficult to find homes for these dogs if they cannot lessen this type of aggression. The overall rehabilitation process is lengthy but being able to turn the tables for these animals is an amazing outcome (“Edgemon”).
Beginning with the common stereotypes that all Pit Bulls are naturally aggressive no matter how they are raised, is simply not true. While every dog breed can have their own set
Did you know that 86.8% of Pit Bulls pass the American Temperament Test? They are the second most tolerant dog. Pit Bulls are loving, faithful animals just trying to live. Yes, almost everything we see on the news about them is something horrible, but just because those ones are bad doesn’t mean they all are like that.
The problem with people and not pitbulls are people are trying to ban pit bulls and they are seizure detection dogs. They can also find children. There was a study that showed kids with reading disabilities would not read to a adult but they would read to a dog. If we got rid of pit bulls it would affect a large amount of citizens.another problem with people is that people believe the myths and share the myths and turn everybody against pit bulls.People do not train pit bulls right a lot of times and not treat them right so they show aggression towards people.people also blame dog bites against pit bulls and it wasn 't even the pit bull that did it. They are cross breeds a lot of time.People also think that pitbulls are for fighting dogs so people don 't get them because they believe that pit bulls are only to fight other dogs and they don 't do nothing else except fight.
When many people think about Pit Bulls, they often get scared and want nothing to do with them. Pit Bulls are viewed as dangerous and scary. The truth behind this is that Pit Bulls are only as harmful and scary as you make them. For these animals life is pretty tough, from getting banned to getting put into the ring to fight. These animals should be treated the same way any other animal would be treated, with love and compassion. Pit Bulls are not scary animals, it’s all about how you raise them to act.
In the 1980’s, the targeted breed was the Rottweiler, and from the 1990’s to now, the Pitbull has been the targeted breed. A major factor that has influenced BSL, is the popularity of dog fighting. The history of the Pitbull explains why they are such a wanted breed for dog fighting. At their origin they were bred to participate in bull fighting or bear baiting. They were bred to make a very athletic dog that was also very intelligent. Although they do not have the strongest bite force of domesticated dogs, they also do not have the price tag like the german shepherd or rottweiler. Many breeders like to breed animals for money and do not care who the animals are raised by; this usually causes dogs to end up in the wrong hands. A great alternative to BSL is to make it illegal to breed dogs without proper licensing. Across the nation animal shelters are flooded with unwanted or homeless dogs, 74% of them being pitbulls. It is strongly believed, by some, that animals are not born mean they are made mean. Many people like to jump to the conclusion that Pitbulls and similar dogs, are naturally mean, but in reality they make the best family pets if treated
From a movie it was stated “Good dragons under control of bad people do bad things” (Time). That is the same thing for pit bulls they just need to be trained the right way. Being trained properly is what causes them to be so great with children (Melanie). People say that “pain and fear” are the two main causes of pit bulls attacking and biting (Time). Some have heard of pit bulls that are “as gentle as lambs” and that just shows how easy they would be to work with. Anytime they do act violent or show signs of agression, do not act out the same behavior towards them (Palmer). It just takes patience and care to properly train a
The American Pit Bull Terrier is well known for superior intelligence,strength and loyalty. in recent years this breed has been mis advertised as violent and vicious. While this dog does posses a feisty attitude, its history shows more of a complex tapestry of temperament and personality.
Yes, People should be able to keep pit-bull dogs as pets. Pit bulls are just like other breeds of dogs. All breeds can attack when they feel like they or someone that they love is in danger. It’s all how they are raised. I know a lot of people that have them. “My uncle for one has 2 pit bulls. They are very gentle and loving. Their names are Shadow and Dingo. Both of them were abused by their previous owners. My uncle went and rescued them. Shadow was always kept in a crate and only let out once a day for 20 minutes. Dingo was being beaten. When my uncle picked them up they were not sure if they should trust someone else, but luckily they did. Keep this in mind also that my uncle has 4 young boys at home, and he was taken these two dogs there. These dogs could have been the ones that have been in the news and hearing about attacking and killing people, but these two dogs got a second chance. Therefore being part of a family that they can count on and love. Shadow and Dingo got to their new
Before getting into persuading readers; they should know why pit bull breeds get such a bad rap, as well as where the breed came from. Today’s pit bull is a descendant of the original English bull -baiting dog (Position). These dogs were bred to bite and hold bulls, bears, and other larger animals around the face and
Some pit bulls are penurious. There have been many pit bull attacks in the past and the present. One such attack happened to Justin Clinton. He was a ten year old boy who was mauled to death by two pit bulls. The mother of the child wants there to be a law called Justin 's law. The law states that owning a pit bull is considered a third degree felony. Pit bulls also have the highest bite rate percentage. These types of issues cause a fear of pit bulls. When some people are scared of something they act strange around it. Acting strange around pit bulls might cause them to react in bad ways toward you. Just as people should not judge people based on their appearances, animals should not be discriminated against because of how they look. We need not be afraid of pit bulls. While there are some bad things about pit bulls, the positives outweigh the
Pit Bulls are not vicious animals. Why are pitbulls feared? These poor animals are beaten, sometimes they are beaten to death. These human beings are making these animals vicious and mean, it’s not the breed that makes them this way, it’s people, humankind destroying these poor animals lives, putting fear and danger in the minds. Dogs are also used as bait for fights, and used for fighting only. Why there is no stop to dog abuse? Why do people continue to beat these animals people ask, There is no answer, no law stating no animal abuse so no stopping it. These poor precious animals have a soul, and feelings to. If these animals continue to be treated this way they will continue to be aggressive towards people.
All dogs can be mean and vicious, not just pit bulls. Most people think that as soon as they see a pit bull it 's going to attack you for no reason. But really pit bulls are born very nice and efficient to people. Other people train dogs to fight not just pit bulls. In fact, the top ten dog breeds have dogs, you wouldn 't think would be on it, Pitbull, Rottweiler, Husky, German Shepherd, Alaskan malamute, Doberman, chow chow, great dane many more. An average of 16,000 dogs is killed from
Statistics aren’t always accurate when it comes to the actions of the dog. The nature of pit bulls is not to be aggressive to a point where they cause major bodily harm; their experiences, their owners, and their upbringing determine their actions. Don’t always rely on statistics when it comes to being afraid of a
Many years ago, pit bulls were considered “Nanny Dogs” because of their loyalty and gentleness toward their guardians. They were also once an American favorite, earning the title “America's dog. “Unfortunately, people soon found ways to exploit pit bulls' Behaviors and tendencies for dog fights, and their strong appearance became a symbol of violence, drug culture and gangs. Today, pit