I suggest, instead, that you use your story to help encourage pitbull owners to properly train their dogs which will ensure a much more positive outcome. Pitbull type dogs are appallingly overbred and even if you think the information on this site is incorrect, they ARE being euthanized by the hundreds as it is. Second, one might notice that the headline is about “fatal attacks” but the graph is about “bites to population ratio.” Which means someone switched the measurement and hoped nobody would notice. He does play bite, but nothing to indicate that he is going to kill me. Pit bulls make up about 6% of the total U.S. dog population.2 50,000 stray dogs in Detroit. They are concerned for their pet’s safety and they do not want their dog to get mauled to death. Pointers were bread to point – herding dogs to herd – and Pitbulls were bread for bite strength and tenacity. Do your homework!! http://www.syracuse.com/us-news/index.ssf/2015/02/american_kennel_clubs_10_most_popular_breeds_labs_remain_top_dog_bulldogs_move_u.html. Chows: 8. However, please be discreet. GROW UP!!!!!!! Pit bulls make up only about 6% of the total U.S. dog population yet in 2013 pit bulls contributed to 78% dog bite related deaths. Just one bite and you could fall over and snap your neck! They are responsible for over 30% of dog bites, but the fatality rate is much higher due to the severity of pit bull bites. They are pathetic small minded people that prey on the downtrodden, the defenseless, the meek, and the mild, be they animal or human. Now think of how a dog is raised, SAME THING!! The homeowners regret ever owning them. Im not worried about the math but what are the sources of these statistics? Now, unless you are volunteering to watch that dog during any time the owner is absent, you should refrain from giving the false impression that you have any idea what you are talking about. Well guess what you aren’t that smart if you cant read the statistics not just on this site but on others. The dog men knew better. The attack happened WHILE SHE WAS ASLEEP. This site is to record Pit Bull attacks and killings, The Goal is sort though the myths and give facts on Pit Bulls and Pit Bull Mix dogs. According to a study from the Center For Disease Control (CDC)1, approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States each year, and 800,000 of those bites result in medical care. People who have putbulls as pets are in reality a bunch of sissys who need a this shit animal to look tough! Animals, all breeds, are not born to be negative, they are taught that by their owners. Pits were born mean and they certainly wouldn’t know fighting if humans wouldn’t have introduced them to the gruesome lifestyle. As I am typing this my Pitbull is sleeping on my lap. The 4 year old pitt was a rescue that the owner only had for 5 months . Knowing the difference between breeds will save you a lot of trouble. (of mostly muscle). He CUDDLES and CLEANS them too. More than all other attacks combined. Got to go now, my pit bull just jumped up in bed with me and is snuggling with me. People never cease to amaze me with their need to single other creatures out when tragedy happens. What information are you looking for? Articles by US and Canadian journalists on the pit bull crisis, "Pit Bull Awareness Month", breed specific legislation, pit bull attack numbers Idk why anyone would wish anything tragic on someone else’s family. All 3 chaining deaths were attributed to pit bulls. German Shepherd: 83.1% Fifty thousand dogs per year, including at least 34,250 pit bulls, attack other animals, according to ANIMALS 24-7 analysis of dog attack data from 2013-2014. Learn the facts about some of the common myths that have been thoroughly debunked by scientific studies and canine experts. I hear it all, it loving, would not bite, its so cute…… Then kills…. Merely a reflection of it’s owner like any other!!! Amongst children 7-years and younger, however, males were excessively victims, 72% (13), versus females 28% (5). How many breeds are confused for Pit Bulls? 6:11. How ironic. Of this subset of 12 fatalities, 92% (11) were inflicted by pit bulls and 58% (7) involved a babysitter, including a relative or friend under the directive to watch a child 7-years or younger. That leaves us with 5,256,000 Pit Bulls. I would like to see the citations on the statistics that you quoted, most especially the statistics in regards to the “masses” of pit bulls roaming America. But BSL and your way of thinking is whats causing these fatalities by shifting blame and perpetuating a myth that all 3 million pit bulls in the US are inherently bad when the focus all along should’ve been on training. I own two Pit Bulls. 100% were attributed to pit bulls and 60% resulted in criminal charges. We are getting the video and it has been televise. Draw a complete picture instead of the one that sways the argument in your direction. If my logo attacked someone you would say it was a Pit Bull. Of the 33 total deaths inflicted by pit bulls, 39% (13) involved killing a family member vs. 61% (20) non-family. I have also been on the bite side of a Pit Bull, as they (yes they) turn its head from side to side, trying to rip that part of your body off. These are probably the same type of people who think all 1.5 billion muslims are bad because of 9/11. I have always defended pit bulls as anyone who has seen a pit bull puppy cannot possibly imagine that they would one day be capable of so much violence. Pitbull type dogs are appallingly overbred and even if you think the information on this site is incorrect, they ARE, WHY ARE PEOPLE SO AFRAID OF THEIS BEAUITFUL DOG. I just have to comment on the ignorance of your statementaabout when guns kill people. he was abused by his previous owner but shows no signs of aggression and I have had him for four years and since then he has learned to sit, rollover and give his paw. They have the percentages of 121 breeds who were tested in numerical order on there. My advice to you, if you’re so passionate, is to stop being a child and start promoting good training and stuff you actually CAN change. Pit Bulls are facing bans across the United States and across the world, yet society is to blame, because they’re the ones tearing the breed apart. If people can read this and just turn their head, just remember that hate never solves any problems. The point isn’t to show that every single incident is because of neglectful owners. Rottweilers: .00433 %. These are only fatalities and do not include attacks resulting in injury only. Pitbull-type dogs make outstanding canine citizens and are loving companions in millions of U.S. households. Grace… I’m sorry but you lost ALL credibility when you posted the link to DOGSBITE.ORG!! Those are the people who leave a trail of blood. The poster gave an actual organization to back up their statistal evidence. While we are published by a nonprofit group, we are not a 501(c)(3) charity organization. this is total BS the national study has proven that over 90 of fatal animal bites so far in 2014 have been pits. Hopefully some time in the next few days. i have 5 pit bulls full blooded pit bulss and never once have they attacked any one you must train them to be agressive this means actually take the time to torture them to become a monster this is the same for any dog breed i have a pit bull since i was a baby i even rode on their backs its not the dog its the person get off of pitbulls and get on the owner.!!! They are overwhelmingly neglected. But my logo is a boxer. Call your local animal shelter and ask questions about pits. These dogs include Boxers, Bull Terriers, and the English bulldog. This is just racial profiling of a dog breed. The scientific consensus on the topic of breed-specific risk is clear - multiple peer-reviewed studies have concluded that a dog's breed does not determine risk and that breed-specific legislation is ineffective. Look at the faces and stories of other Pitt owners, like you, and the helpless victims. You will be surprised how vicious their wet tongue can be on your face. And obviously a Pit Terrier’s bite is going to be much more dangerous than a Jack Russell Terrier’s. The little rascals had 6 different Petey’s and all those dogs had dozens of kids jumping over him every day. In the years 2016 through 2019, pit bulls killed 110 Americans, and 57 of those 110 victims were either the owner of the pit bull or a member of the owner's family. I’ve even seen people report a “Boston Terrier”, was a baby Pit Bull attacking one of the neighbors… the hell? I dont argue with anyone about pitbulls, I educate so please stop listening to the media. There have been 208 serious pit attacks since 1982. is horrible and unforgivable, but the real danger is the type of people that will never, ever put in the time or energy it takes to properly train and socialize this dog. There is a reason they were the first war hero dog and considered a nanny dog. They are card carrying members of the ignorant majority. The U.S. population is approximately 328.2 million people as of 2019. Thanks! Then their is the piece of the puzzle that you’re leaving out to promote your propaganda. I never say Pits can’t or won’t bite. You are a little sissy! They are best friends. Pit bulls may not start fights, but they will finish them.” http://www.pbrc.net/misc/PBRC_dogpark.pdf”, The Pit Bull Rescue Central recommends ALL pit guardians to have a break stick. My wife and I walk everyday and two, 2 year old Pit Bulls attacked both of us and put me in the hospital and a retired military dog handler helped us. I’m responsible. Period. - Page 12 - US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum, http://m.livescience.com/27145-are-pit-bulls-dangerous.html. and me being only 24!!). I hate having to say I support banning the breed but with the kind of shady and lazy ‘people’ who think their Pit is ‘cool’, a couch potato or the boss of the land is a death sentence for the Pit, a passerby, and other animals. Pingback: CA cop shoots self in leg trying to shoot dog - Page 2. Many of you who are defending pits are lucky enough never to have seen an attack and it is something that happens on tv or something you heard about. Of the 82,000 animal victims per year, 59,000 die; 23,000 survive their injuries. The animal shelters are reporting most of the dogs they find are Pits. The number of small dogs that have bitten me over my lifetime–maybe 15 (I know, that’s a lot! They are not in the top 10. i am 5 months pregnant and was bitten trying to pet one, Pitbulls aret the problem people are thanks for this site it will help convince my teacher, Yes that is my actual e-mail i want to use this website to help me with a paper i am doing for journalism but i need the actual authors name not admin. Pingback: We haven't had a pit bull thread in a long time - Page 2. All 100% of them? Even if they were 10%, they are responsible for 60% of all dog bite deaths. They consistently achieve. 32 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities occurred in 2013. Learn about the critical factors for responsible ownership such as: There are so many great videos and inspiring stories about our pitbull-type companions and family members. They play an important role in their community by locating missing people in conjunction with the local Sheriff. JL, You just helped make my argument, thank you. Most pit-bulls types come primarily from unethical backyard breeders who are trying to breed aggression, not good temperaments. Bottom line is Pit Bulls ARE like your car or your gun… YOU should have complete control over them or NOT OWN ONE!!! PLEASE NOTE the map is updated at the start of each month (intermediate updates may occur.) If you teased a dog that has been chained in the yard for years than you will get bitten. Around 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year, resulting in the hospitalization of 6,000 to 13,000 people each year in the United States (2005). That’s one heck of a lot of dogs. Don’t skew the facts to fit your warped perceptions. Any dog can snap and kill if they are not socialized and properly attended to. Obviously what happened to you was awful and no one in this entire forum has ever denied that pit bulls are incapable of biting. I will lay on the floor and he WANTS to cuddle with me! Oh well, at least they’re not nearly as bad as cats. pit bull attack videos and latest news articles; GlobalNews.ca your source for the latest news on pit bull attack . I would love to use this page as a reference in a paper I am writing, the only way I can use this as a reference, is if I have an actual name, not admin for writing this page. This one did. umm… this dog needs more respect then it gets. Humans instilled the killing the past few decades. I’m respectful of what the breed is capable of, because it’s powerful. DESI MASTI TV. Standard Poodle: 85.8%. Stay off these sites if you don’t like Pits and people who own them. Pit Bulls serve as therapy/service dogs. I find that a little contradicting dont you? But explain why that small percentage accounts for 59% of dog bites in the United States? Please 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 … If your argument is size, it’s not the best one. Stubby was also awarded membership in the American Legion and the Y.M.C.A. You have to take precautions if you know the dog and its potential. . Both of mine are pit mixes and they’d absolutely shred to ribbons anyone who tries to hurt any of us in our home. Pits are wonderful dogs apparently you are well known if you know everyone that owns a pit is irresponsible. 6:15. (incidentally, she is the US Customs’ #1 drug sniffing dog) We know from shelter stats that about 60% of all dogs euthanized are pitbull types, which works out to nearly 1 million per year. Popsicle, who received his name after police found him in a freezer during a drug raid, is famous for sniffing out drugs for the US Customs. Pit bull owners always say “if there is a violent incident involving a pit bull, it is the owners fault, they do not know how to properly raise one”. OP is scewing the facts to fraudulently protect pit bulls. Any chance i can get a name? '”, “Hey, dude, where did you get your statistics from?”, :Oh, just some group called non partial organization.”. This is a staggering 65% of the overall dog related deaths, at 433 Americans killed between 2005 and 2017. They both probably got out for the first time, which is obvious otherwise they would have attacked others before. I love my pit I hope to god that if someone trys to bring harm to my family he will live up to his name ….. If so what happens to all the existing dogs that aren’t allowed in these places anymore? But your story is commonplace with many breeds including German Sheperds, Rottweilers and any breed capable of inflicting injury. Think about a human baby, if that baby knows nothing but the hurt people that is what is going to be that baby’s future. The Chako Rescue Association has Pit Bull therapy dogs in Texas, Utah and California. If you socialize them they are good dogs and would do anything to please you. So, after we went through our morning routine I let him out. they make it much more graphic then it actually is. These are scary statistics. Same as Nicole. But the reality is there are so many dumped in shelters with bad owners. It is people like you that I judge and my judgement on you is that you are an a**. They are banned for a reason in a lot of cities. It breaks my heart that this pit bull will be put down. At lease he has a site……. They have never owned or interacted with a properly raised pitbull, and then have the audacity to judge the breed. My point is that they’re safe around humans even if they grew up in a sub-loving home environment. In 2007, there were above 72 million dogs in the United States provided by American Veterinary Medical Association. I can only hope you are too. Sometimes I wear yoga pants when I walk my pitbull. its not the pitbull breed. that’s sad. Pingback: Pit bulls are safe around children! It’s how you choose to interpret them, or listen to the biased interpretations. Together, pit bulls (25) and rottweilers (1), the second most lethal dog breed, accounted for 81% of the total recorded deaths in 2013. His stats are way off due to his gross exaggeration of the population of pit bulls. So how can someone say that pits are safe? Dixie, the Pit Bull, was inducted into the Georgia Animal Hall of Fame after she saved some children from a Cottonmouth snake. Our breed risk rates measure dog bite-related fatalities (DBRFs) relative to breed population sizes. A 2019 study shows that of all breeds responsible for dog bites, … Its also a total lost cause and a losing battle since you will NEVER get rid of the breed just like you will never get rid of pitbull enthusiasts. She had been killed by her pit bull. And what is your sites source? MLA, APA, ASA, ACS, Chicago, Turabian, and Sciences have all made adjustments for quoting information off of the Internet. The Pit Bull breed makes up 5-9.6% of the United States dog population. I am not saying it don’t happen its just that the owner is the biggest reason for most attacks imagine yourself tied up, starved beaten or even made to fight. Really. You know the truth, pretending what’s posted here is accurate…well it just shows that even Pitt-bull advocates know better. 94% of pit bull attacks on children were found to be unprovoked. Many pit-bull breeders who are breeding for human aggression to create guard dogs. 8. I have a pit bull at home and she is the sweetest dog ever. German Shepherds: 17. The Internets most comprehensive site on PitBulls. Many of these organizations share our values on the topics of effective breed-neutral regulations for public safety, eliminating breed-specific discrimination, and the responsible ownership of dogs of all breeds. Pit bulls attack and kill other dogs. He escorted the scared and wet rabbit across the yard and came back to me, and back into the house we went. I would like to use this as a reference for my paper, could you help me out with that info? I don’t judge the breed. You should be ashamed of yourself. 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