Originally posted by BiggerPicture
Shame this happens to innocent bystander - being mauled to death on your daily walk wherever - and it happens all the time?
what a sense of security, not only that they are allowed, but they are SUCH a popular breed.
such a popularly abused and "disposable" breed, that is.
Notice in the first video its not a single dog but two dogs that attack they were forming a "pack" usually the most dominant one control the other and
when a dog assume leader position its by far more prone to react to its instincts and be impulsive than it would if it would assume a follower
position. They probably were stray dogs or dogs that were kept tied to a 3 foot chain for their whole life and they broke the chain so they are
wandering and stressed so they will be prone to attack.
Also it can be fighting dogs that lost and where just abandoned on the side of the street or left for dead and they don't die but when they recover
they are traumatized and can be very explosive.
Second video I'm not even surprised, and I think its funny how this is used to made this breed look bad. Pitbull are "swissknife" dogs they were breed
for working and hunting they have something called "drive" this is the trait you are looking for in hunting dogs you want a dog that has a strong urge
to chase and hunt things smaller than him.
This trait was breed into the dog and hence why you must never leave a Pitbull or any terrier dogs with strange or recent new pet acquisition...
Blaming the breed for this is like blaming your cat from killing your pet mice... Also another thing to take in consideration is the nose "snub" nosed
dogs and long nose dogs tends to be stressed the first time they see a dog that isn't like them it can start fights because they are both stressed.
Lastly there was 3 dogs in a backyard surrounded by fences... Two dogs will go along well as usually you have 50/50 of getting a dominant or a
submissive dog so you'll likely end up with a dominant and a submissive one so its likely that the submissive will never challenge the dominant one so
they'll go along...
Problem arise a 3 dogs you have lots of chance of getting 2 dominant and also the dog that was previously 2nd in command doesn't want to lose his
status so he will assume dominance over the smaller/new dog. Also at the age the sheppardish looking dead puppy is he looks around 4-6 months will is
when they have a "teenager crisis" and challenge authority u can often see this when they've been potty trained for awhile but all of a sudden start
peeing on the floor and seemingly purposely doing stuff to piss you off lol...
Its likely the smaller dog challenged the older one and it resulted in a fatal bite or the bigger one just tried to teach a lesson to the smaller one
and didn't intend to kill it... Lets not forget Pitbull's PLAY ROUGH!!! at some point I had 1 purebreed pit and a half breed one and they were both
dominant and lemme tell you when they would play fight it would sound like a friggen earthquake...
For the small ugly dog well cmon... A dog breed for hunting that went for a small furry annoying thing that runs around... its just asking for it...
As I said you can't leave a cat and a mouse together then come back and be shocked cuz the cat killed the mouse the cat is a natural hunter, and Pits
were originally bred to be tuff farm all around dogs they could use to herd bulls, carry or pull heavy loads and hunt.
edit on 23-4-2012 by _R4t_ because: (no reason given)