Not a question. Hi everyone! Pit bulls contributed to 66% (311) of these deaths. The idea that a dog (or any animal) is nothing more than it’s breeding is ridiculous. Because most of their dogs "washed out," the group was then stuck with pit bulls they could not adopt out. People get pit bulls because they want "tough dogs," and thus raise them that shitty way, so that's when a pit bull escapes and mauls somebody. A schutzhund trained dog lunging at the stranger is allowed, but if an untrained Siberian husky does the same, it may fail." /r/entitledparents is a place you can put all those wonderful stories of moms or dads thinking that because they have kids they are entitled to everything. I will never understand people who want to be wrong on purpose. This is a measure to counteract spam. One of he things that should be given is the training. Yea. 1 canine killers of other people's pets and animals, killing more than 75% of those killed by a dog. It has layers. I don't think any dogs should be around children AT ALL. Wow I've never found a more perfect moment to use a sentence out of the book of reddit culture. Did you know when pittbulls first came around it was elitist to have them because only the super rich had them. What began as a "breed advocacy" service dog stunt in 2011, ended in near disaster. So people who know how to be with pitbulls should have them, [–]urtrashandwrongHates the internet 10 points11 points12 points 2 years ago (1 child). Hey guys, did you know that one time a great white shark pushed an unconscious surfer to safety? I will say that some shelters have a limit for the number of pitbulls they take in because of how many are surrendered. You can find a list of the topics and their respective megathreads in a post on the top of the sub. The ATTS test, at best, measures how brave or timid a dog is, not how dangerous it can be. A place for really cute pictures and videos! Most of the stigma around pit bulls stems from their association with minorities and poor people. Because many of the are forced out of homes by nasty neighbors or home owners insurance. If you are gonna teach your dog to be mean to other people,he will. We enjoy the memes, but please keep them off the sub. Saying "Don't Listen to the Haters" or "Don't change for anyone" is very closed-minded. Pit bulls make up about 6.5 percent of the total U.S. dog population. They should be the companions of strong capable leaders who have their life together, who can give good discipline and care to their pets. I didn't know I'd have to write a description. https://www.reddit.com/r/BanPitBulls/comments/7ic5zn/faq/, [–]urtrashandwrongHates the internet 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (7 children), Pit bulls pass temperament tests above almost every other breed, [–]scoonbug -2 points-1 points0 points 2 years ago (6 children), Edit: I wouldn’t describe the results as passing at a greater rate than any other breed, but they’re better than most “rich white people dogs.”, [–]urtrashandwrongHates the internet 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (5 children). https://reddit.com/r/PitbullsAreDangerous/, https://reddit.com/r/pitbulls_in_partyhats/. If those same shitty owners raised golden retrievers the same way, then golden retrievers would be doing that shit. Yeah, cull can mean a few things which also includes throwing a bag of unfit pups in the river thus removing them from the gene pool... [–]GreyBoyBlackDog 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (8 children). Of the 3,532 people who were disfigured, 2,571 (73%) were disfigured by pit bulls; 3,050 (87%) were disfigured by molosser breeds. They're unpredictable. Towards threats. I’m sorry. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. Even if “pit bulls” have the highest fatality rate...that doesn’t change the argument that this opinion of them being too dangerous to be around children is just made out of uninformed fear. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Rule 1: Your post must be an unpopular opinion. Are you saying that this is all because of owners? I agree. Also consider that dog fighters still have to cull the majority of the pups their dogs have due to not being adequate to their purposes (they lack “gameness”). Yes, they are dangerous dogs who can bite people to death and disfigure children. [–]Allthethrowingknives 12 points13 points14 points 2 years ago (0 children), i mean i still have a scar on my leg from being attacked by a pitbull so maybe i'm biased but i agree, [–]imangryandsad 16 points17 points18 points 2 years ago (1 child). Username checks the fuxk out. Those numbers would likely be far higher than those attributed to “pit bulls”. So, I would like to hear your points. They are extremely aggressive because they have been bred that way. You’re saying that they’re all innately aggressive. A pit bull that has a normal upbringing with good owners is one of the calmest, friendliest dogs you can possibly have. I love pitbulls but the “nanny dog” thing is so much fabricated bullshit. Easy, you’re wrong. The term \"pit bull\" is often used as a blanket term for dogs that resemble the American Pit Bull Terrier or the American Staffordshire Terrier. A highly contentious and emotional question is on the ballot over the city's ban on pit bulls and Tuesday night, 9Wants to Know will share the perspectives of opposing forces â¦ From their test description page: "The stranger is never closer than 10 feet from the dog. But thats with pits, german shepherds, boxers or any breed. And some are, not all, [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (5 children). About 80% of dog posts that I've seen on /all have been someones pit bull and sure enough the defense force is in the comments every time. The handler’s 2 foot arm and the 6′ lead is added in for a total of 18 feet. When a post/comment is removed or deleted, you should still have the option to read it, Saying “I believe in science” doesn’t make your opinion more valid or intelligent than another person. The only truly aggressive pit's I've met had piece of shit owner's. Of the 602 human fatalities, 326 were killed by pit bulls; 91 were killed by Rottweilers; 461 (75%) were killed by molosser breeds. The night before a day off work is way better then the actual day off. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association , that's because the CDC stopped collecting breed data on dog attacks 1998. It's in the name, ffs. DogTraining: A forum on dog training and behavior. Mildly interesting stuff. Anyone know the best place to look up those stats? How a dog behaves under controlled conditions with lots of repetition is not an accurate portrayal of how dogs will behave in environments with new and unexpected stimulus. Insert any breed of dog into your 2 scenarios. My apologies kind sir. (DOGS/DOG BREED DISCRIMINATION) Pit bulls have been the target of breed-specific legislation for years despite evidence claiming such laws do not diminish the number of overall dog attacks. ( except for maybe chihuahuas), [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago* (13 children). I don’t have a kid. A number of the dog bite stories published about them name the breed incorrectly and either never post retractions or post them quietly, so they are not noticed. People attacked by any medium size, short coated dog almost invariably label it as a pit bull, whether that’s true or not. [–]ColdThiccMei -2 points-1 points0 points 2 years ago (0 children), Not as typical in domesticsted dogs, though. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I have a hard time understanding why they used such vastly differing sample sizes for each breed... [–]scoonbug 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). We are living in a golden age of peace and prosperity, people have just become too spoiled to realise it. Just google "pit bull temperament test" and see hundreds of links confirming this. They aren’t doing a study, they’re administering testing at an owner’s request. Dogmen consider pit bull terriers, who they commonly call "100% bulldogs," to be the ultimate canine gladiator. Hahaha wow. As a visitor or member, you can help moderators maintain the community by reporting and downvoting rule-breaking content.". I know a lot of people with pits or pit mixes and they are great, even around their kid's. No, Mr. or Ms. The other dog breeds with smaller sample sizes are misrepresented. Some states and cities have acted on the research: The state of Maryland has determined that pit bulls are \"inherently dangerous\" and all owners are liable for any injuries they cause, according to the Baltimore Sun.Even the U.S. Army has acknowledged that pit bulls are high-risk dogs; they are therefore prohibited in some military housing units.Pit bulls join several other breeds on the list of dogs that are recognized as more likely to attack â¦ The pit bull type is particularly ambiguous as a "breed" encompassing a range of pedigree breeds, informal types and appearances that cannot be reliably identified. https://www.adoptapet.com/blog/for-over-100-years-pitbulls-were-our-babysitters/, [–]GreyBoyBlackDog 10 points11 points12 points 2 years ago (0 children). 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