“Crunch!” that’s the sound of your bones. I personally believe that Pit Bulls are not a very good pet of a family. These dogs have bad characteristic such as, them being fighting dogs, they are aggressive, they are unpredictable, and they bite a lot of people. To start with, Pit Bulls are fighting dogs. They are a mix between the Bulldog and the Terrier. According to the Wikipedia, the Pit Bull gets its gameness and agility from the Terrier and, the strength from the Bulldog. They are fighting dogs because, most of their owners put them in a pit and let them fight the other dog to the death. Hints the name ‘Pit’ Bull. Not to mention, Pit Bulls are aggressive. Which is just another reason why they are a fighting dog. According to Petfinder.com, …show more content…
According to fact-about-dogs.info, Pit Bulls can weigh up to 100 lbs. I don’t know about you but, I wouldn’t like a 100 lbs. dog come running after me. After all they have a really strong bite that can seriously injure you. Another fact about the Pit Bull is, Pit Bulls can live to be 14 years of age. According to facts-about-dogs.info, the age of the Pit Bull varies but it averages to about 14 years. It can be extremely heavy and, it can also live to be really old. Also, Pit Bulls have a litter size of about ten puppies. This means they are reproducing five times faster than when they were a puppy (I say five times more because, it has to have a mom and a dad). According to facts-about-dogs.info, their litter size is around ten puppies. There is also the fact, that Pit Bulls are extremely unpredictable. They can snap at any time. Yes, even on their owners. According to Petfinder.com, the Pit Bull is a very unpredictable dog breed. They just go berserk all of a sudden. Thirdly, there are 44,000 facial injuries that have been caused by the Pit Bull. According to dog-bite-law-center.info, there have been 44,000 facial injuries all thanks to the Pit Bull. Also, the U.S. has spent a total of $165 million towards the helping of the patents that have been bitten by the Pit
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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
The reason that pit bulls are mean is because of its owner. Pit bulls were made to protect its owner. But, sadly the owner's teaches the dogs to fight and do horrible things to other people. According to the site,"People treat the pit bulls very badly"("The Problem with People not Pit Bulls").
Pit bulls as a breed are not dangerous. The things that make pit bulls or any breed dangerous are abuse/neglect/abandonment, bad owners, and lengthened shelter stays. Pit bulls are considered muscular, short-haired, stocky dogs with a square head of any various type of breeds. ¨Pit bull is a name commonly used for dogs that are usually some mixture of bulldog and terrier… Pit bull include the American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, bull terrier, and Staffordshire bull terrier” (Pit Bull). Sterilization of dogs can increase their lifespan by 1-3 years while reducing the risk of cancer and curbs the dogs urge to roam.
Pit Bulls are strong and fast, which made them ideal candidates for dog fighting. Once they were tied to the word “fight,” movies started to use Pit Bulls in scenes with violence and crime. Unnatural behaviors taught to these dogs caused them to be feared and hated by many, so many that they are now banned in nearly 700 US cities, including Miami-Dade County (ASPCA). Pit Bulls have been banned from flying with certain airlines
Pit bulls are great pets, and love to be around kids and other people. Katie met her first pit bull when she was in college, and her friend brought one home. Katie describes the short haired, small, dog as adorable. When Katie would walk the pit bull people would cross the street. Pit bulls have an aggressive reputation with dog fighting, and are one of the least adopted breeds of dogs.
Intro Hook: Pit bulls are not vicious dogs, and make great pets for many families all over the world. Background information: Pit bulls are one of the most talked about breeds. Pit bulls are known for their “aggressive behavior” and being involved with dog fights. Though, many people have found pit bulls to be a great addition to their family. Pit bulls love attention and have a lot of energy.
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.
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.
While this dog does posses a feisty attitude, its history shows more of a complex tapestry of temperament and personality. Like many of today's dog breeds it is highly unlikely to get a exact and sure details of the dog breeds. The Pit Bulls origins can be traced back to the Molossi tribe, the tribe lived in ancient greece and they favored
If a dog is not socialized properly they tend to be more aggressive this is not limited to Pit bulls alone. Often Pitbull owners use the dog in fighting matches which have increased the stigma among the breeds. The dogs are born bought or stolen for the sole purpose of fighting in that process they get abused and neglected while in the care of the
I believe the topic of Pitbulls is a well-known topic and also a very controversial topic among people that own them, and those who have never owned or been around one. The Pitbull has a poor reputation for being a mean and out of control breed of dog. Which I think is not the case, I am an owner of a Pitbull and she is the most loyal dog I have ever owned. This video shows the reactions of individuals who have never been around this breed, and shows their unbiased reactions.
What is failed to be mentioned is how the history of the pit bull breed attracts the illegal act of dog fighting and the people involved in this act. This illegal activity eventually leads to animal abuse and neglect through the hands of unfit dog owners. Oftentimes the media focuses on the bad side of pit bulls without providing background history on these animals. They also fail to explain the extensive rehabilitation that these animals go through to one day be able to live in a loving home environment. Although this process may be rigorous but the people dedicated into helping these animals are making a huge difference in not only their reputation but their unseen future.
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.
But so are every breed. Pitbulls aren’t even at the top of the list for most likely to bite. Pomeranians are, but Pomeranians aren’t thought to be aggressive or scary because of how small they are, but Pomeranians were bred as guard dogs ("The Truth about Pitbull Aggression.”). Dobermans, Great Dane, and german shepherds are also all breeds who bite more preferentially than pit bulls. A Labrador retriever attacked a woman so badly that she needed a face transplant and there are always one or two deaths caused by huskies every year but no one has tried to ban either of those breeds.