Speech About Pitbulls

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Pit bulls are Misunderstood
Some might not know this, but a person is 60 times more likely to be killed by a coconut than a Pit bull.The Pit bull is the dog know as the Bully breed. Most people think of Pit bull and associate them with aggression, dog attacks, and death. A myth that keeps going around is their jaws; people say that they have a locking jaw, but there is no difference between them than any other dog. The common perception about Pit Bulls is wrong due to their history, biased media, and the irresponsible Pit bull owners.
Most people are scared of Pit bulls because of their history of how they came into society. Semenza once said that,“...by the 16th century, nearly every town in England had its own baiting ring”. Baiting is a blood sport where people would put two dogs trained to kill, usually Pit bulls, into a fighting ring and have them fight to the death for the owner’s amusement. It is now illegal, and to think that every city in England had one is horrifying. A website by Oconnell states, “Pit bulls were bred for a brutal lifestyle in Great Britain”. The Pit bull was bred between a Bulldog and an English terrier to be a fighting machine, but they are not like that at all. Pit bulls are just fast learners that can easily be trained, and bad people took advantage of them. Oconnell also states …show more content…

If Pit bull owners would spay/neuter their dogs, then biting rates would go down. The public needs to stop believing in all of the things on the internet about Pit bulls- then their poor reputation would go away. The public also just needs to be accepting and forgive the breed’s past that they are not even responsible for. Every year 150 people are killed walking underneath coconut trees by falling coconuts, but Pit bulls kill less a two thirds less people than coconuts, yet Pit bulls are banned in some places while coconuts are

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