It is irresponsible to ignore the breed. The scientific consensus on the topic of breed-specific risk is clear - multiple peer-reviewed studies have concluded that a dog's breed does not determine risk and that breed-specific legislation is ineffective. People never cease to amaze me with their need to single other creatures out when tragedy happens. I also try to frighten everyone with my minivan and danskos. However, please be discreet. The reports are listed in order on wikipedia. Many situations occur where the Pit Bull will be hung, electrocuted, shot, etc., yet THEY ARE THE ONES TO BLAME? You do not need a name to quote off of a website. The president of the pit bull association in California was found dead in her apartment . What information are you looking for? But your story is commonplace with many breeds including German Sheperds, Rottweilers and any breed capable of inflicting injury. | junefit. Do I really have to spell it out for you? Bite statistics are public record. Pit Bull Statistics are what they are. If you teased a dog that has been chained in the yard for years than you will get bitten. You’re right how many times do you hear of a lab killing a baby? These are only fatalities and do not include attacks resulting in injury only. This is a typical pit attack on another beloved pet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZTiGWgQubA Children & adults have watched their beloved pets be mauled to death by pit bulls. This site is to record Pit Bull attacks and killings, The Goal is sort though the myths and give facts on Pit Bulls and Pit Bull Mix dogs. They love it. They also like to attribute wrongs done by any dog that even looks like their could be any pitbull in it, to the pitbull breed. Please (unprovoked aggression). Pitbull-type dogs make outstanding canine citizens and are loving companions in millions of U.S. households. You know the truth, pretending what’s posted here is accurate…well it just shows that even Pitt-bull advocates know better. He can’t give them up – I agree – other people cannot handle them – but he won’t let them out or around anyone. Are you really that blind? The little rascals had 6 different Petey’s and all those dogs had dozens of kids jumping over him every day. Do your homework!! Does not sound like a safe family pet if you need a breakstick on hand. I can only hope you are too. If you pay attention to your dog and its daily behavior you tell whats going with him or her. Pingback: Pit bulls are safe around children! Look at the faces and stories of other Pitt owners, like you, and the helpless victims. They are concerned for their pet’s safety and they do not want their dog to get mauled to death. Calliegh….you couldn’t be more wrong. Bites and attacks are effects, to which there are always causes. The point isn’t to show that every single incident is because of neglectful owners. I really wish something would be published about how to raise an animal. its the way they are raised… I have owned 3 pitbulls and they are nothing but big babies. Look at the facts below. he was abused by his previous owner but shows no signs of aggression and I have had him for four years and since then he has learned to sit, rollover and give his paw. Annual data from 2013 shows that 56% (18) of the fatality victims were children 7-years and younger, and 44% (14) were adults, 25-years and older. I dare you..a lot of them felt the way you did. On our videos page, we've compiled just a small sample of videos that shatter breed stereotypes and showcase the inherent goodness and excellent temperament of pitbull-type dogs. The problem is that pit bulls are disproportionately owned by people that do not have the means to properly care and train them. I have been. Whoever put this garbage out knows it too. The average baby born is ~ 5-8 lbs. Pingback: Pit Bulls, Our Best Friends! The pitbulls in the world are not going anywhere anymore than the owners are. You take the same amount of dogs to get your statistics and pit bulls top the list. Why don’t you pit haters just GET OUT, or face the TRUTH !!!!! Chow: .00333% Lets take a little less blame on the breed and put a little more blame on the people. If you socialize them they are good dogs and would do anything to please you. I want you to understand that ALL dogs are capable of aggression and its typically the smaller ones that are most aggressive but nobody cares when they get bitten by a chihuahua or a Jack Russel. Fatal attacks by these breeds of dogs (1979-1998): Pit Bulls: 66. I’m respectful of what the breed is capable of, because it’s powerful. Now think of how a dog is raised, SAME THING!! I appreciate that Pit bull Rescue Central, is telling pit-bull guardians not to take their dog to off-leash parks but many pit guardians are still very ignorant to this recommendation. They are not in the top 10. Standard Poodle: 85.8%. German Shepherd: 83.1% Baattin. Grace… I’m sorry but you lost ALL credibility when you posted the link to DOGSBITE.ORG!! Yes, other dogs may bit as much or as often or more on any given percentage, but – no other breed comes close ot the fatalities by Pitbulls over the last 50 years. They have been testing dogs since 1977. If a dog attack is reported and the dog breed is not listed, she will just say it was a pit bull. its not the pitbull breed. They believe all hyperbole and have no interest in facts because if they accepted facts then they would have no reason to exist to troll on pitbulls and the informed intelligent people who love their pitbulls for their loving, happy, friendly and energetic dispositions. Research has shown that the percentage of the dog population may be as much as 9.6% pitbull. The Internets most comprehensive site on PitBulls. . Annual data shows that when combining all age groups, male and female fatality victims were equivalent, 16 and 16. Most Amazing Wild Animal Attacks ANACONDA attacks human - Shark Attacks Human Caught on Camera. The Pit Bull was so respected in the early 1900’s that the US Military chose an image of a Pit Bull to represent our country on war posters. 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It’s because of the ignorance and fear of all these people that pitbulls have a bad rep and also because people fail to educate themselves properly and accurately. I run a dog daycare in Ontario . Thanks for your sympathy J.L for the pits being put down even though your dog was attacked sorry to hear that. Many of these organizations share our values on the topics of effective breed-neutral regulations for public safety, eliminating breed-specific discrimination, and the responsible ownership of dogs of all breeds. The rabbit was trapped in the fence because it knew the Put Bull was looking for a tender, tasty rabbit for a wonderful snack and tried to run through the fence! American Staffordshire Terriers and American Pitbull both are in the mid 80’s range as far a testing percentage. is horrible and unforgivable, but the real danger is the type of people that will never, ever put in the time or energy it takes to properly train and socialize this dog. This morning I woke up with my trusty Pitweiler Jose by my side, and he desperately wanted to go outside. You choose to focus only on the bad things you hear instead of any of the good. In 2007, there were above 72 million dogs in the United States provided by American Veterinary Medical Association. Got to go now, my pit bull just jumped up in bed with me and is snuggling with me. Give one of these gorgeous animals to trash people that deny it all of its basic instincts of play and exercise, combined with their power and fighting spirit, and something bad may happen. It’s the breed itself. He has given me the greatest gifts and he is my Best Friend. Don’t band, or kill a pit bull JUST BECAUSE SOME PIT OWNERS DON’T KNOW HOW TO RAISE A DOG RIGHT. Through all they’ve been through, the Pit Bull still triumphs. Animals, all breeds, are not born to be negative, they are taught that by their owners. I feel that because pits and such aggressive dogs are the problem we have to find a happy medium. Articles by US and Canadian journalists on the pit bull crisis, "Pit Bull Awareness Month", breed specific legislation, pit bull attack numbers It is the owners that are mean and potentially the killers. How many breeds are confused for Pit Bulls? It’s like calling someone an anti-semite because he doesn’t find a jewish comedian funny. And what is your sites source? Considering the crazy number of pitbulls in this country, they don’t attack very often ,at all. According to the same analysis, Pit Bulls have a preference for female victims. 4 times as many Rottweilers, 2 times as many German Shepherds, and 3 times as many Chows are involved in Fatal Attacks based on the population percentage. 6:11. 32 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities occurred in 2013. They are overwhelmingly neglected. Pit Bulls are beautiful and can be loving dogs for years and one day, something happens and they turn and attack. They did a home clip job on her ears. The American Pit Bull - The most victimized breed of dog ever to exist. They whine when they miss each other. This is a staggering 65% of the overall dog related deaths, at 433 Americans killed between 2005 and 2017. This is a double “Red Zone” dog. because some loser drug dealer left him outside to die in 2 degree weather when he was 5 weeks old…not even long enough to be away from its mother..hes 7 now and hes been a great loving dog ever since…i dont think im a sissy like you say…i think i saved this pups life that night. Veterinary visits to ensure overall good health. Your facts are wrong. that’s sad. I have had both of them since April of 2013. 2020 Photos and Accounts of Pit Bull Attacks on Neighborhood Pets. When a dog attacks, a child between 5-9 is statistically most likely to be bitten. The average passing rate for the other 121 breeds of dogs in the tests: 77%. they are bred to fight and protect drug dealers and other low lifes. http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2F17barks.blogspot.com%2F2013%2F03%2Fa-question-about-pit-bull-owners.html&h=VAQHijIkc. The dog men knew better. Call your local animal shelter and ask questions about pits. I suggest, instead, that you use your story to help encourage pitbull owners to properly train their dogs which will ensure a much more positive outcome. Im not surprised, another person who has let the internet infect them with mass paranoia. Our breed risk rates measure dog bite-related fatalities (DBRFs) relative to breed population sizes. They both probably got out for the first time, which is obvious otherwise they would have attacked others before. Seriously do a little research, she has banned ‘bite victims’ that show ANY sympathy or don’t blame the dogs from her supposed “SUPPORT” sections, she posts inaccurate ‘facts’ and is simply posing as an expert and using the DOT ORG to do it hoping that when someone Google’s PIT BULLS and sees the .org they will assume it’s some government funded agency that “knows the facts”!! Because of this irresponsible owner, not only is my dog injured, the life of the 2 pit bulls are also in jeopardy. Could I please have a name for a book as well! i have 5 pit bulls full blooded pit bulss and never once have they attacked any one you must train them to be agressive this means actually take the time to torture them to become a monster this is the same for any dog breed i have a pit bull since i was a baby i even rode on their backs its not the dog its the person get off of pitbulls and get on the owner.!!! To all pit bull defenders..I dare you to look the victims and circumstances of Pitt bull attacks that have killed numerous homeowners WHO NEVER SEEN AGGRESSION OF THIER OWN DOG THEY HAD FOR YEARS..they just snapped and killed. But BSL and your way of thinking is whats causing these fatalities by shifting blame and perpetuating a myth that all 3 million pit bulls in the US are inherently bad when the focus all along should’ve been on training. Sorry – numbers don’t lie. Helen Keller even had a Pit Bull as her canine companion and helper. These dogs include Boxers, Bull Terriers, and the English bulldog. There’s a lot of things all these anti-bully people aren’t taking into consideration when they advocate these dog bans. You will be surprised how vicious their wet tongue can be on your face. I would love to use this page as a reference in a paper I am writing, the only way I can use this as a reference, is if I have an actual name, not admin for writing this page. How Can I Help? Which recently I didn’t because old links died. My name is Shane Donofrio if that’s all you needed. . I’d say yes bc they are the most populous breed in the US. If this isn’t fishing for info, I don’t know what is! The average weight of a chihuahua is 3.3 – 6.6 lbs. I’ll have to write a post to show people how to determine what a dog is thinking, Pit Bull or not…. If so what happens to all the existing dogs that aren’t allowed in these places anymore? As is a pit bull’s breeding to ignore “normal” dog etiquette. The problem isn’t that it’s not just pits that bite…most any dog is capable of it, even if loved and cared for from a pup onward in a wonderful home. You will see how politicians disregarded trained professionals, vets and shelter staff so they can get public favor for their other causes. Almost all dog guardians have experienced a mishap where their dog gets away from them by mistake. GROW UP!! He is the most loving and gentle dog I have ever had in my life. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-21/abandoned-dogs-roam-detroit-in-packs-as-humans-dwindle.html. (incidentally, she is the US Customs’ #1 drug sniffing dog) These statistics can be found with the American Temperament Test Society of the Almost all Pit Bull attacks have involved unaltered Pit Bulls, so it is very. The lady that runs that site CLAIMING to be an expert is a radical!! The breeds of dog responsible for the most bites per year, according to the American Animal Hospital Association, are, in order: pit bull-type dogs, mixed breeds, and German Shepherds. The Pit Bull breed makes up 5-9.6% of the United States dog population. I heard the most horrible screaming sound coming from the side of the yard. All of these reports go into the statistics, which bloat the numbers, and cause more unhealthy hysteria. Your shit for talking to people like that. 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