Pitbulls : The Characteristics Of Pit Bulls

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I believe pit bulls are not a vicious breed. Pit bulls are known to be obedient, intelligent, affectionate, loyal, courageous, and friendly, along with several other well known traits. In the 1900s, pit bulls were known as “Nanny Dogs”, because people used them for babysitters. Lastly, pit bulls are born as sweethearts, it depends on the way you raise them that makes them mean. Pit bulls are known to be obedient, intelligent, affectionate, loyal, courageous, and friendly, along with several other well known traits. Pit bulls are naturally protective of their families; however, this does not mean they are vicious. Pit bulls are not easily angered, and are usually very laid back. If you’ve managed to anger one, you probably deserve…show more content…
They would take their dog to an “arena” and two dogs would fight. The last dog standing won, and the owner got money for it. To do make the dog aggressive, they would abuse the dog, burning them, clipping their ears in an unsafe way, and beating them. After the 1900s, people started treating pit bulls progressively worse. The media started over exaggerating pit bull “attacks”, not stating in the reports that almost always the dog was being abused and finally attacked to defend themselves. In reality, any dog can cause damage to a human if they’re upset enough. Although pit bulls are more likely to bite and hold, other than bite and release then attack several other times, they do not have special “locking jaws”. If a pit bull bites you, you can still remove the dog if needed. All dogs bite, and all dogs will protect themselves. Does this make all dogs vicious? No.What you should be worried about is protecting these animals from the cruel treatment they’re still receiving. Shelters put down pit bulls every day, thousands of them, because the media has deemed them vicious. Shelters believe that no one would want such a monster, so why should they keep them when that space could be used for a better dog? Animal violence in general is unacceptable, and we should not blame any animal more than another for protecting themselves. Normal people aren’t the only ones abusing these amazing dogs. Police officers are, too. Police officers are allowed to shoot dogs on sight if

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