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Originally posted by Domo1
reply to post by rival
even chows and rott's and dobies.
Rotts have a much stronger bite than pit bulls. Dobermans were bread to attack humans. Pit Bulls were bred to be very tolerant of humans so the handlers could well... handle them.
Originally posted by rivalSome are tame throughout their lives. But irregardless of how the owner raises
or treats them, some pits will revert back to their aggressive feral breeding.
An attacking pit bull can be lethal to almost any weak, slow, person.
Originally posted by 11118
The ignorance in the OP is astronomical.
The pet is a reflection of the owners energies towards it. I give my pittbull unconditional love, patience, and care. Never raising my voice, hitting, or acting in violence. My pittbull is extremely friendly to anyone and everyone even my little rat and my kitten as well as anyone who he's never met before - which is why I don't think a thief would have a problem robbing the house, heck my dog would probably help him.
The stigma on pittbulls is biased.
Originally posted by Sablicious
These dogs are bred for fighting and are genetically predisposed to do so. The term 'pitbull' comes from their original intended purpose of dragging boar, bull-like, into pits for hunting.
Only fretful, insecure people own these animals. Ugly dogs for ugly people.
The dog was bred first to bait bulls and bears. When baiting bulls was deemed inhumane, ratting (a sport where a number of rats were placed in a pit for a specified time with the dog) and dog fighting became more popular. The APBT was used in both sports, and its prevalence in being put in pits with rats led to "pit" being added to its name.
With time, the dogs became more commonly domesticated due to their loyalty, loving and gentle nature with their owners. In America, farmers and ranchers used their APBTs for protection, as catch dogs for semi-wild cattle and hogs, to hunt, and to drive livestock. The dog was used during World War I and World War II as a way of delivering messages on the battlefield.