According to this data:, pit-bulls and rottweilers are responsible for 67% of deaths by dog attacks, with pit-bulls being responsible for more than rottweilers. It’s kind of an oxy moron. I was so very upset! The only way to change the negative image of Pit Bulls and show that they are really just dogs and not monsters is to show that Pit Bull owners are empathetic people who take others into account. (I'm carrying pepper spray.) @rock4ever: The difference is a poodle can be grabbed and tossed aside whereas a pitt will knocked over a 100lb person, not be budged by a 200lb person, jaws will lock and and super strong muscled neck with thrash with deadly force anything stuck in it’s teeth. 05-26-2014, 11:25 AM Orion2 : Location: FL. Pit bulls attack and kill other dogs 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. Pit bulls love you. We ended up declaring our dog as a lab/boxer mix. One night my daughter got attacked by one. 12/19/20 11:19am. There are an estimated 5,000,000 pit bulls and pit bull-type breeds in the United States. There are many other scary dogs out there for instance on my routine walk their is a Rottweiler he is full muscle and 125lbs his name is Rocky he stand silent behind the fence and then when he sees fit even when you don’t know he’s there he’s starts barking then he body checks the fence while barking spitting and baring teeth. i hate to see anyone or animal suffer or be mistreated. Theres alot of different things that go along with a bite related incident. Hot. I visited her for the first time in many years not long ago. Fear makes people very, very uncomfortable. @JLeslie the link itself doesn’t really have to do with the pitbull breed, but my point was more about how human beings use innocennce as a claim to fame similar to @Leanne1986‘s comment. Maybe other countries are like that? We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Yet the “I love my Pit Bull” magnet on my minivan makes some people see red. Not to mention the different mixed breeds out there. And one more thing: Although the title and the rest of this article refers to Pit Bull breeds, the same can be said for all excitable dogs. I’m not entirely sure that a pit bull is anymore psychotic than say a German Shepperd though, like most dogs, it probably has to do with how you raise it. No fucking way. I hate my dogs. That being said, OP: I totally would've gone on that walk with you. He has flipped out over squirrels, loud cars, other dogs, even family members who happen to be too tall. Our only consolation is our home and yard are large, so far the dogs respect the indoor gates even though they could easily hop them or knock them down and the pit will die sooner than the little dogs. I started a thread the other day because I am buying a dog and I stated I have a child and all the ignorant pitbull owners were still acting like pits are the nicest dogs..... OK, even a rotweiller doesnt account for half the attacks pitbulls rack up. Dogs are like people, some are gentle always and some can hurt you real bad when they tweak out and go nutso. Hot New Top Rising. I read a report that stated how german shepards were topping the charts on dog bites, with golden retrievers coming in third because of poor breeding making the breeds “stupid” and unruly. Good luck, The poor pitbull has been scrutinized for years now. We complain to the neighbors, we complain to the police file reports, but still it happens all the time. Bottom: ugly feisty little dog. I’ve never had a run in with a pit-bull. @Meego Don’t worry, the community I lived in previously did not allow rottweilers either. Something else could be done they aren’t bad because they are born bad it’s the way they are raised, it’s not their fault it’s ours, we let it happen. i gave them a shot and met some really sweet ones over the years. Sad but true. I’m not saying it’s just pits but those are the only dogs I’ve ever seen “turn”. Some Pit Bulls will not play well with other dogs, particularly in an off-leash situation. I love all the fur babies even my own, but I do believe life should of been left alone in it’s simplest form otherwise things like this happen…. I’ve often heard people say that pits will go mental for no reason at all, and given how that breed came to exist, that might be true. Does anyone else HATE Pitbull? Anytime and every time it reaches the end of leash and pulls just stop or better yet pull her backwards (dogs hate walking backwards). Before our dog, I never paid much attention to pit bulls being sold, noticing them in neighborhoods or what not but since living in an actual house and in suburbs then I do notice them. The dog itself was a viscous dog when mistreated, and still is. For my part, I have nothing personal against the pit bull. I.Hate.That. I have never been scared by a lab or golden retriever. The media doesn’t do stories about sweet pitbulls. Just to fit in with the stereotype of who loves aggressive dogs. I will agree humans have some culpability, that I am willing to concede. We can’t stomach having her put down as the vet and family have suggested to us but that’s until the next attack if there is one. Another funny fact, the Bulldog was the actual dog that was created JUST to fight other dogs and the Great Dane breed were created by the Romans as war dogs (Dogs that viciously protect their master, who was normally someone high ranking in the Roman army). It’s kind of an oxy moron. Alexander was diagnosed with Lukemia on Christmas eve (what a gift) and then last night Kim and Elizabeth were walking to the store were struck by a car. 164. pinned by moderators. I think it traces back to the guy (a few years ago) who got arrested for mistreating them, or something like that. You hate happy dogs. Because people do not have control of their animals and allow the pitt to be dominate. card classic compact. HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. I’m not very informed on the subject, but all the statistics and gory news people come across is enough to make them single out a certain breed, I guess? @JLeslie you mentioned about the pit-bulls running around without a fence…I think that no matter what animal anyone has if it is in a yard it should be in a fenced yard if it’s not tethered. In the state of Florida, what actions can be taken against a person who's negligence has allowed their pit bull to attack your child. Some breeds need very assertive owners, owners that are willing and able to be top dog. Pit Bull Hate r/ pitbullhate. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Dogs stink. Even small ones. It’s the person raising the breed that is. 13 years old and agree to the Apparently the wailing in pain of the person she’s supposed to protect didn’t stop her fast enough- the daughter was trying to pry the dog’s mouth off another dog they used to own. The male Red Nose Pitbull can grow a bit taller and heavier. Um, violence? I am sorry, but these dogs they have, were very sweet and friendly, and that one turned on My Daughter! … I have a young friend who is like a magnet when it comes to animals. I’m pretty sure that has nothing to do with this question. There for awhile I was in school, and her dad lost contact with me for quite sometime. @JLeslie brought up something I’ve suspected. nsfw. Their bites are strong, and sometimes fatal. She has tried to kill my little doggie and can’t be trusted to be alone where he is. Then again maybe not. @JustJessica: I’m so sorry about your kitty :( I’ve known this dog for five years and it had never been aggressive in the least. I find Rottweilers more scary and aggressive than pit-bulls. Here’s another I also feel it’s the foundation of how an animal acts is based on who raised them. Hot New Top. Many of us also called Robert Miller the chief of police in Topeka, KS. They (I hate pitbull owners) supposedly had an event on Saturday May 26th call " Pitbull bash". Let’s just agree to disagree. The poor pitbull has been scrutinized for years now. I love Pit Bulls (I love all of the bully breeds). I was so upset. I don’t hate them, they’re splendid looking dogs. @JLeslie I love Assassin’s Creed.. That said, if Kevin was my child, I’d have already euthanized Mickey with the nearest available blunt object. Every few nights, around 1 or 2 a.m. the beast starts yapping its fool head off. Pit-bulls and dogs have been and will continue to be used and the expense for them being loyal to the hand that feeds them or even in micheal vicks case being loyal while he abused them, the answer is possible total breed annihilation. Pitbull has done absolutely nothing to change the rap game in any way. Many breeds will nip and run pit bulls hang on TIGHT with a thick skull also. As a friend and I walked home one spring night, we saw three stocking-capped toughs slouched against a chain-link fence, barely restraining a thick- necked, snarling pit bull. I might consider it then. uh, i think the username is more of a video game kinda thing. I fear pit bulls but hated their owners more like Michael Vick. She can’t tell the difference between other dogs play wrestling or if they are fighting, she will immediately jump in to protect the dog she’s closer to as if he’s being viciously attacked. Don’t quote me. My best friend almost got her arm ripped off by a pit that she had known all it’s life. It’s the way you treat the dog that makes him go wacko. Scares the shit out of me, I no longer walk there, I called the property manager and the city to see if possiby there was a rule about fencing. Most states actually allow you to have “bully breed” dogs, but not “Pitbull” breed dogs. Get Rid of Pit Bulls. 12/19/20 7:43am. @Meego I think it is pretty much an accepted fact that certain breeds have certain traits. @tinyfaery: We refuse to chain our pitt when we’re not at home. :/. it just doest fit together for me. Pitbulls are very sweet-natured, but if thye bite, they can do terrible damage because of the way their jaw is bred to lock on. terms and conditions. Another interesting fact is how people stereotype dogs. Dear Trolls Who Come To Whine On Our Sub. The only images many people see in relation to the breed are images of rabid dogs and mauled children. At least not with enough hate to say anything to me. It’s not the dogs fault it’s the person training the pooch. Since she writes he is the sweetest dog, I doubt the OP is actually aggressive or violent. He picked up a barstool and repeatedly beat on her with it, again no impact as the stool just bounced off her tensed muscled body. The Red Nose Pit classifies as a medium-sized dog. It took my guy bonking her on the head with a garden spade to distract her long enough for her jaws to release so we could pry my dog loose. But I really do hate those two pit bulls who ripped and slaughtered that poor young woman in San Francisco in an apartment hallway. We fight so hard to keep animals from going extinct, but to the innocent animals we are basically becoming the enemy, rendering them useless to live in the wild even while we try to save them from our own kind. They treat them like mauling machines and people wonder why they attack. I hate dogs so much. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. I can’t remember specifically. People like you crack me up, I’d like to see you try to figure out why an otherwise loving dog, so polite and delicate just goes off and decides to eat up your other pets. Ask Around. I find that hard to believe. He's not good. I’ve always liked pits but I’m starting to change my mind, but I wouldn’t say I hate all pits just the one that killed my sweet baby kitty!!! CougarTailDevourer. That was all Pitbull. Most especially, dogs are drawn to her. I've heard everything from, "Do you really have one?" . Pitbull owners, I'm sorry but you can't say the same thing. Her Dad still has two pitbulls, and I think he is just stupid for having kept them after what happened. When a pit bull bites a human being, the issue will most likely make more headlines than when any other dog does the same. I was on my way to school when I was younger and came across a rottweiler getting into the garbage. I wish I could say these words were spat out by complete strangers, but in fact, they were friendly acquaintances, which meant I But I am scared of them, although not so much for their given image on ferocity rather than I’m dead scared of all dogs. A female Red Nose Pitbull can grow around 17 to 20 inches (43 to 51 cm) in height and can weigh between 30 to 50 pounds (14 to 23 kg). Out pit doesn’t pay our own kitty much mind but she will chase and kill a stranger cat if she can catch it. Sure, poodles are biters but they can be removed. 2) His songs are annoying as fuck. Extremely Upset! @Meego OMG what does that barbaric act have to do with pitbulls? Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. And they want to love on you, mostly with big sloppy kisses. Moderator of r/pitbullhate Comments are locked. I am not saying you are like this, but it happens constantly. After our pit is gone, we will never have another. In my experience they can be unpredictable. Don't let it crap on the neighbors lawn. So yeah, little tiny yapper dogs are, in general, more aggressive than your pitbull, but I'd much rather own or be around an annoying dog that I know beyond a shadow of a doubt can't and won't rip out my throat. And, pitbulls have been bread by some to be aggressive and violent, worrying about the more violent ones dying off does not bother me.