Why Pitbulls Are Misunderstood Summary

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In the article “5 Reasons why pit bulls are Misunderstood”,Kristina Pepeko, in Science Daily, states that there are 5 myths to the reason why Pit Bulls are misjudged. According to this article many people take information that they have heard and change it into the wrong prospective. A “Pit Bull's behavior is based on the way their owners raise them not just their breed. “Pit Bull” is actually a generic term applied to various breeds including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Blue Blood Bulldog, Dogo Argentino and Hundreds of mixed breeds of similar appearance. Therefore, the term “pit bull” often designates how a dog looks and not a breed itself, typically leading to a larger degree of misplaced blame on these dogs. 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…show more content…
Some act like big babies, parents, trained, wild, or playful. According to the article, “Pit Bulls are born to fight” I disagree with this. All pit bulls aren't raised to fight, however, there are some pit bull owners that train their pit bull to become vicious so that they could fight and kill other dogs for ,money. I also disagree with the myth that states, “Pit Bulls have high bite rates” because it doesn't states all the circumstances that happened to cause a pit bull to bite. Some of these accidents could've came from a pit bull trying to protect someone or someone making them act out in such a bad manner. Pit bulls are great family dogs and also falls as one of the top five most stable gogs due to their extreme patients and tolerance for
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