Dogs in general were bred to assist in hunting, whether that be by killing or by alerting. Its to bad all the low iq morons get pits just to prove a point..sometimes at the expense of their childs life. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Dogs who seriously attack or kill other dogs are not adoptable. This person notes very high arousal, from having difficulty leashing him to having difficulty leaving his kennel at the end of his outing. Making them pets doesn’t solve anything. Pitbulls are aggressive and muscular dogs, this is probably highly related. Press J to jump to the feed. Just because some owners try to provide a loving home, it means sure ok, when the pit is in the home maybe it’ll behave ok, but when they’re outside with distractions, not a chance. You be cautious around all strange animals. And people want to force these dogs into being family pets - an environment that they are completely unsuited to. Please make sure to upvote well written unpopular/controversial opinions, and downvote badly written opinions OR popular opinions. I love pittys, I bet yours is adorable. Being in the home and outside are two different worlds. We bred them to fight other dogs, so of course they are aggressive to other dogs. I mean they can wreck most 50 kg fighter dogs in mostly 10 minutes but they are really well disciplined! Not the dogs fault in most cases. Overall just train them more, they make pretty good exercise friends. Dobs, GSDs, rotts weren’t bred to fight but to guard. Pit bulls were originally used for bull- and bear-baiting, and later were bred to fight dogs in an arena. Stream Pit Bulls & Parolees FREE with Your TV Subscription! Shitbull nutters worship the flying spaghetti pitbull in the sky that does not exist. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a bit of a goofball. I’m glad to see Pit bull owners like you that take the extra precautionary for raising a Pit bull, they can be good dogs but like you said you can’t expect a Pit bull to be a lab or retriever. In between, he fixates on and arouses into aggression first one dog, then a second. If not, they’re perfectly fine. They don’t realize how dangerous these dogs are and it puts the rest of us in danger. Pit bulls adopted from DAP will get a breed-restricted license. More muscles means more testosterone, more testosterone more aggressive. Pits have been seen as aggressive since the 1800s, get a grip. Actually you guys are the ones that prompt more mistreatment to them by not eradicating the breed. Press J to jump to the feed. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the unpopularopinion community. COVID is slowly building. Nope, they aren't.Like all dogs, pit bulls are individuals. I can usually respect unpopular opinions, but the issue is always when the OP decides to insult people. Just like dobermans, German shepards, rottweilers, in the past. The cop describes the pit bull as seemingly fine, without aggression. ZERO TOLERANCE FOR PIT DEFENDERS, ANYTHING REMOTELY PRO-PIT OR TROLLS. Both can BE aggressive, don’t get me wrong, but it’s a lot more rare. This is why a “pitty” can be so sweet one minute and rip your kids head off the next. Saw a post that had to be a joke about le nanny dog. I also have a 7yo dog as well, she’s my best friend. My 7yo pit Riley is the sweetest thing and I don't think you could see that aggression in her that you speak of. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I handle another working breed & know damn well how terrible adoptions work out when theyre pushed onto an inexperienced owner in a inappropriate home. Repeatedly crawled up into handler's lap for more attention." February 2020 - a 70lb adult male pit bull is brought into ACCT by a police officer. Cookies help us deliver our Services. reddit.com There is no way to “raise them right.” Hunting dogs hunt by instinct, hound dogs track by instinct, pitbulls kill by instinct. By David Struett @dstru312 Updated Dec 22, 2020, 12:56pm CST Pit bulls are the No. See more ideas about pitbulls, dogs, cute animals. And she has 12% pit bull … They need these dogs to portray a stupid image. Talk to ER doctors and nurses, they will tell you pits send people to the ER more than any other animal. This dog liked people; it was repeatedly noted that he sought attention, was social, enjoyed human contact. They are inherently dangerous. This is a dangerous myth. Height: 17 to 21 inches Weight: 30 to 60 pounds Life Span: 10 to 15 years. Making ridiculous excuses for them is no kindness, it's actually cruel in a less obvious way. Depends on where you go. r/Pitbull: For any "bully" breed of dog. That's where you lose me. Pacific Standard, Jake Flanagin. Here are 40 cute photos of Pit Bulls mixed with other breeds. No matter how “sweet” their owners say they are. They were bred to fight, but if they’re raised correctly, they are also perfectly fine. But Tiger was social, was wiggly and friendly to people. We built them for that, they dont fight out of fear or confusion, it makes them feel good in a deeply hard-wired way... the “bad owners” are anyone trying to force them into unnatural situations & then blaming them for acting on their nature.... “nature” barf i know, its not natural for any other normal dog- but we made them that way, and if there is no safe place for them in our modern world we need to restrict breeding & let them die out... “naturally” ... its the only truly “humane” path. While Pit Bulls, including blue & red nose pits, are fairly healthy overall, like all dogs they are more prone to certain health problems. I can see presa canarios and dogo argentinos being an issue, though, since they’re both canarian and argentinian pit bulls respectively. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. I’ve been around several that were fine. And she has 12% pit bull in her but you’d never know haha. He has so much love to give he just needs a family all of his own to give it to! I suspect COVID’s hamstringing of ACCT’s volunteer corps was largely responsible, as that shelter had rehomed and sent to rescue partners many, many dogs with similar or even worse histories. On June 2, Tiger’s notes include being very reactive when passing a dog inside a fenced area. It’s the same with pitbulls, they bred the most aggressive muscular dogs and ended up with the monster traits and high aggressiveness. I also have a 7yo dog as well, she’s my best friend. Robin Rock is the founder and director of Measle’s Animal Haven Pit Bull Rescue, a 501(c)(3) non-profit rescue and sanctuary consisting of foster homes in Central Ohio. !” Until it does hurt someone then they always think it’s an isolated incident because up until it never happened before. Pit bull-type dogs pass this test around 80 percent of the time. It's possible to raise them right for sure. On the BSL Census website itself , clicking on a state brings you to a page listing all the instances of BSL in that state. 1. This opinion isnt an unpopular one, and only adds to the mistreatment of these animals, leading to more attacks. Ridgebacks, bullmastiffs and boxers will never be “evil” since they weren’t bred to fight either. After the second dog, he can’t self-calm, remaining very highly aroused and (I think, reading this handler’s comments) borderline aggressive even toward the handler. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. Sometimes I wonder HOW the hell anyone could think pits are " cute" in any way. That’s not true. Robin has been rescuing, rehabilitating and advocating for Pit Bulls for over 10 years, and she has worked with thousands of Pit Bulls. Pitbull-type dogs make outstanding canine citizens and are loving companions in millions of U.S. households. He has been nothing but social, sweet and super friendly since arriving here at the shelter! The attack unfolded after a pit bull terrier became agitated during a loud argument between two people in a home, police say. I feel ya I don’t like them either. Adorable, cute, social, sweet, friendly, sweet… I particularly like the cleverness of the wording for “he has been nothing but social, sweet and super friendly since arriving here at the shelter!” which neatly dodges the fact that he killed a dog before arriving at the shelter. What is the best thing to do if a pit bull — or several pit bulls — comes charging at you? Nothing has changed. Neither dobs/GSDs/rotts have killed as much as pits because they’re guard dogs. Thousands of pit bulls in metro Denver are getting a reprieve from long-standing laws that target them, and the change of heart towards the dogs is happening with speed. It’s a popular argument because facts and statistics back it up. The last note from February was " repeatedly returned to handler to solicit attention and accept pets all over. Unfulfilled pitfighting dogs will make their own “outlet” when the duped unsuspecting adopter takes them to the park or to “play” with the neighbors dogs. I gets people more wound up than racism. r/BanPitBulls: A subreddit for discussing the inherent dangers of pit bulls, exposing the pro-pit propaganda lobby, and debunking lies about the … Press J to jump to the feed. Handler appears to have been dedicated to good handling, stayed with Tiger to help him calm down before leaving kennel. Today, we’re going to learn about symptoms & preventive measures for common pit bull health conditions. It’s like the Russian fox study, they kept breeding the most docile foxes and they ended up with tame foxes with mottled coats and floppy ears. Humans aren't enough. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts I agree, they are tragic - and a tragedy entirely of human making. This super cute guy needs a home all of his own where he can get lots of TLC! They want to kill other dogs. I never trust pits. I don’t like them but I would never mistreat one. You cant be prepared to give them what THEY need if you have no idea what youre even getting into (as frequently happens in rescue now with all the “lab mixes”). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts Here it is, laid out in blue and orange: A map of all the places in this country where folks with pit bulls are best to avoid. Got a burning unpopular opinion you want to share? I also find them very unattractive, with small eyes/ears, big heads, and weirdly muscular but stout bodies. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Mar 22, 2018 - Explore Rob Bergeron's board "PitBull", followed by 1791 people on Pinterest. Then that dog is a killer pit bull. Let’s take a look at the four breeds that often fall under the label pit bull. Pit Bulls & Parolees Official Site. It's inhumane to everyone involved. What makes any other dog different? Trying to support breed-specific rescue, no Not every heeler can live on a farm, so we’ve developed all sorts of modern activities to help good dedicated owners give them a “job” & fulfillment... like agility, scentwork, schuthund etc..., but when a breeds “ancestral work” was literally fighting other animals to the death ... well theres just no acceptable “outlet” for that. 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