PitBulls … Read ("crack 'ho'). Some cities and towns have banned the breed. Yes, his music is terrible and the people who listen to him are suspect. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. - The Fifth Estate (video; 45 mins) - An investigative look into the pit bull menace and their ridiculous advocates. People buy pit bulls because they want tough dogs that can attack and be violent, so the dogs are trained in a manner that promotes this. There are worse dog breeds out there. Pit bulls should be kept as pets because they have a lot of helping traits, to help their owners in many different ways, and they should be loved to. ._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp{margin-bottom:24px;text-transform:uppercase;width:100%}._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp:last-child{margin-bottom:10px} Owners that routinely allow their dogs to escape. You want more? Pit Bulls Should Not Be Banned Pit bulls are often called violent dogs. #BanPitBulls. Dog owner Kate Lindsey, 34, said she is not sure there should be a ban on pit bulls, but that more regulations would be a good thing. You also may face rising insurance rates or cancellation of your policy, difficulty renting, and the watchful eye of neighbors and passersby. INDEPENDENCE, Mo. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Pit Bulls Attack At A Disproportionate Rate "During 1997 and 1998, at least 27 people died of dog bite attacks (18 in 1997 and 9 in 1998). So no pit bulls should not be banned from my opinion and if they try to ban them I will make sure that it does not get approved because the dogs aren't at fault there aggressive owners are. These dogs are pieces of shit. The marauding group of pits had a history. 75. The pro Pitbull movement is pushed by companies such as Best Friends Animal Society, who have pushed "No kill", in shelters, to re-home all animals, including dogs with troubled pasts or past attacks, aiming to achieve their goal of no dogs euthanised in shelters, by 2025. It’s a fact that pit bulls, with their powerful jaws, can kill and maim. Ban bad humans. Then, there would have to be extreme restrictions on the breeding of Pits and it would actually have to be enforced. Close. His father said that even before he was able to bury his child, he was already targeted by nutters blaming his son for being attacked. Every time you make a comment against Pitbulls (Not limited to Reddit), you will be downvoted (disliked, etc), and told things such as, "That's fake news", "My bully wouldn't hurt anybody", "The victim provoked them", or the classic, "They must have raised him wrong / he has an abusive past. Thugs who need a tough dog to feel tough intentionally doing everything they can to make their dogs mean. #PitBullsAreSafe. Neighbors had called and called. Pit bulls are perhaps the most abused dogs on … Pit bulls … Pit bulls should be banned from residential areas. According to the American Temperament Test Society, these dogs scored very high and are friendly in nature. I think Pitbulls should be banned as pets. I don't think pitbulls should be banned. https://www.aspca.org/about-us/aspca-policy-and-position-statements/position-statement-pit-bulls, “My dog was attacked and killed by a pit bull.”, “My toddler was attacked and killed by a pit bull.”, https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zWZbpgghp8A&o. Also, hypothetically, breeding aggression out of Pits is possible. Pit bulls hurt people In September 2 pit bulls attacked an ownner Pit bulls hurt people In 2009 throgh 2011 51 people died in the United States. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. BIG trouble. All dogs bite, but no other dog has ever committed such an atrocity. Opinion: Pit bulls should be banned Back to video I can anticipate their arguments, as I have heard and countered them many times. T he pit bull's unusual breeding history has produced some bizarre behavioral traits, de- scribed by The Economist's science editor in an article published a few years ago, at the peak of a heated British controversy over dangerous dogs that saw the pit bull banned in England. A woman in the "bad" part of South Dallas was ripped to shreds and died on the street. Mark Quick . Pit bulls hurt animals A dog got bit in the rear leg and scratched by a pit bull. Every time you make a comment against Pitbulls (Not limited to Reddit), you will be downvoted (disliked, etc), and told things such as, "That's fake news", "My bully wouldn't hurt anybody", "The victim provoked them", or the classic, "They must have raised him wrong / he has an abusive past.". I do think there needs be serious consequences for dog owners that have dogs that do attack. Officials "kinda, sorta knew" who the owner was, but "couldn't confirm". If you have not seen this yet, here is a Fifth Estate documentary about pits, and BSL. They are too dangerous. A pit bull in the right family can be an amazing dog. No. Who are you? No one deserves to die like that that. To fight other dogs for the entertainment of horrible humans but it all depends in the owner. Close. Maybe breed out the aggressive bloodlines so they die off and breed in bloodlines that are better suited as pets? ._2JU2WQDzn5pAlpxqChbxr7{height:16px;margin-right:8px;width:16px}._3E45je-29yDjfFqFcLCXyH{margin-top:16px}._13YtS_rCnVZG1ns2xaCalg{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:18px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex}._1m5fPZN4q3vKVg9SgU43u2{margin-top:12px}._17A-IdW3j1_fI_pN-8tMV-{display:inline-block;margin-bottom:8px;margin-right:5px}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY{border-radius:20px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;letter-spacing:0;line-height:16px;padding:3px 10px;text-transform:none}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY:focus{outline:unset} That's why I want pitt bull bannded from Berwyn. NO!! Every pitbull I've owned has been utterly sweet and loving. Adam used to have a high opinion of pit bull terriers, but the consequences of a lack of breeding controls have led him to agree with those calling for a ban on the breed in New Zealand. Pit Bulls aren’t any different than any dog, if we choose to ban them than we should just ban any other animal in the US. They are stigmatized as the breed often known as fighting dogs. #BanPitBulls. Like Reply. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/ReredditLink.f7b66a91705891e84a09.css.map*/That seems to be how mostly everyone here feels so far. Should pit bulls be banned? However, this quality is not inherent. Pit bulls are widely seen as extremely aggressive and dangerous dogs. Secondly, pitbulls do not inherently attack more than any other breed. I own 2 pitbulls right now. Likely not. If you love them, socialize and train them properly they are one of the best breeds of dog. Nope. We should not ban pitbulls, pitbulls (with the right owner) are some of the nicest dogs ever I mean at one point they were nanny dogs, I think we should ban the stupid idiots that fight the dogs, beat them, starve them, etc, not the animal breed itself. The dog itself is not the problem. If you teach them that when they play rough, Attack, Bite, Or growl, They get into trouble. Posted in r/AskReddit by u/Internet_Legend • 0 points and 67 comments But I want to get one someday and I've always been interested in them, of course I know the best thing a person can do is to do research for themselves. Yes, I know they were bred to kill. People should be banned from owning animals. Those dogs are always, always pit bulls. Should pit bulls be banned? Yes,, they should definitely be banned. Posted by 8 months ago. Archived. Collecting articles of dog attacks (Especially with dogs who've had good lives), victim accounts, pictures, videos, statistics, and documentaries are imperative to trying to protect people from further injury, whether it's emotional or physical. I don't think there should be an outright ban because bans like those don't really work. SHOULD PIT BULLS BE BANNED? Pits are normal dogs, usually, but they also have a built-in Jekyll and hyde disposition that along with their sheer power makes them always a potential terminator type killing machine. Chihuahuas don't KILL people. 67. The logic of people disliking Pit Bulls is honestly ridiculous. I don't think pitbulls should be banned . And in the end, the stupid owner of aggressive dogs most likely want them to be aggressive but have no fucking clue to control them. No, not Pitbulls should be banned, but the owner should do a test BEFORE getting any dog at all, if he is incapable of raising and keeping something, that can be dangerous. Always with the Chihuahua thing lmfao, so predictable. They bathe them, clip their nails and then try to pawn them off to other "do gooders" that can pat themselves on the back for being saviors. Their bad rap condemns them to being prime candidates to be the first to be put down. Both are very friendly and approachable. I think Pitbulls should be banned as pets . This pit bull was rescued in 2012 from a fighting ring and rehabilitated to be adopted. In my opinion, which I've stated here before, the most humane thing to do for the breed is to let it die off. Lots of dogs in major attacks have these risk factors. 0. Pits and the rest of the fighting dogs, like Presas should be spayed and neutered. Owners whose dogs attack other animals or people should be held financially responsible and the dog euthanized. Pit Bulls that were TAUGHT to fight, are going to be aggressive towards other dogs (research shows that they’re not more likely to attack people than a dog that wasn’t taught to be aggressive towards other dogs) but are about as likely as any dog to attack a person. Critics say today's pit bulls descend from the English bull-baiting dog, which was bred to fight bulls and other large animals for entertainment. At least 25 breeds of dogs have been involved in 238 human DBRF during the past 20 years. Time To Ban Pit Bulls? These days, they are kept for protection by almost every drug dealer and pimp in every major city … It COULD happen. These dogs are singled out to be restrained or banned and are put to death just for their breed. A subreddit for discussing the inherent dangers of pit bulls, exposing the pro-pit propaganda lobby, and debunking lies about the supposed "nanny dog". Most dogs aren't bad and we shouldn't ban them. Google ‘pit bull attacks’ if you dare. Pit culture needs to be seriously overhauled and face the fact that there is a reason why their breed/mixes kill more pets/livestock/humans than any other dog breed. I own a 2 year old pit bull, yes they’re powerful but definitely not intentionally aggressive, he only is if we’re just rough housing while playing , Why do people think it’s the most challenging task in the world to raise a gentle pit bull, you people think it’s like cracking the da vinci code, it’s not the dogs, it’s you, the owners lol they can be raised like any other breed. They have repeatedly been shown to be unstable and have the highest amount of human fatalities out of all dog breeds. Like Reply. Close. 3-Year-Old Loses Ears In Gruesome Pit Bull Attack | GRAPHIC. Hi guys if youd like to have me shout out your dog at the end of a review send me a pic and some info on the pup to liammurphycf11@gmail.com Should pit bulls be banned? 0. Also, this would take quite some time to do. However, first all the Pit people would have to admit Pits are aggressive and dangerous, which will never happen. Yes, I know they were bred to kill. Mom Has ‘No Idea’ Pitbulls Are Dangerous, Tot Nearly Loses Eye. BIG trouble. There are risk factors for many attacks. But I just hear all the time about how bad these dogs are and I was wondering if there was any truth to this. Pit bulls are not bad dogs. They are number one from severe dog on human attacks. Debate & Discussion. Mid-debate, one of those also invited to speak against the ban almost hysterically blurted out that if we were to ban pit bulls, then poodles should be banned as well as they bit more frequently. Another Child Killed By Family Pit Bull. There is plenty of evidence out there for how dangerous they are, so I won't focus on that here, but you can find the tip of the iceberg here. 3 3. Pit bulls may attack often, but this may just be because they are trained to do so. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Pit bulls are popular in Janesville, with nearly 280 licensed. Dogs deliberately trained to attack people (Belgian Malinois and Dutch Shepherds with police dog training usually). Posted by 11 months ago. And then there are those outlier attacks. Dogs that live neglected in a group. What we need is stricter legislation regarding ethical breeding, informed and honest reporting to provide us with correct statistics, and a commitment to raise and socialize well-bred pit bull type dogs properly. Pit Bulls that were TAUGHT to fight, are going to be aggressive towards other dogs (research shows that they’re not more likely to attack people than a dog that wasn’t taught to be aggressive towards other dogs) but are about as likely as any dog to attack a person. Pit bulls are sadly labeled as monsters when in reality it is the doing of the heinous person that owns the dog. I don't advocate banning pit bulls as a breed, but I wish everyone was more fully aware of the potential dangers and realized that owning a pit bull is not for everyone, and you shouldn't own a dog if you're not sure you can manage him safely. Archived. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the BanPitBulls community. The main reason I ask this question is because I'm not a dog expert, I don't even own a dog. Pit Bulls are known worldwide for being inherently dangerous and extremely vicious, but according to the American Temperament Test Society, Inc. 86.8% of American Pit Bull Terriers have passed their temperament tests better than Collies, Golden Retrievers, and Beagles. This is not a hard topic to grasp lol. Pit Bulls Unleashed: Should They Be Banned? And automatic weapons are banned. Dog Kills NC Baby, Age 1. Not really sure if any breed should be totally banned. Pitbulls should be banned to extinction. 0. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. — Hundreds packed the Independence Utilities Center on Wednesday to debate whether the city’s ban on pit bulls should be lifted. If a human being cannot handle an animal, and is not responsible enough to raise one in a healthy and loving household- then certain PEOPLE should not be allowed to own such animals. Pitbulls should be banned to extinction. Pitbulls, specifically used to be "nanny" dogs in the early 1900's and are proven to be the most caring, gentle, and loving dogs. She was "a known drug addict/prostitute". Unfortunately pit bulls get a bad rap because of a-holes who train them to be violent. Each and every loved and trained dog with no history of abuse or aggression that has killed a family member or friend, that dog has been a pit bull. Or do you understand how foolish your words were? Within ten years of a policy like this, we would see a huge reduction in attacks and deaths. I've been around dogs my whole life, including pitbulls and pitbull mixes, and never had any kind of problem with them. So there are a lot of risk factors that contribute to many attacks. A thousand times, yes. Why should we keep risking more attacks and deaths? What are your thoughts, what information / news has stuck with you? Pit bulls should not be banned from our society, especially not because of some simpleminded stereotype. Seriously one of the sweetest dogs I've known. The ones that nobody ever saw coming. Dec. 3, 2002 Updated: Oct. 7, 2016 2:04 p.m. Facebook Twitter Email. Dogs with a previous history of aggression. No other dog has had so much negative coverage in the media as this breed, and their reputation has led to animal shelters being filled with abandoned pit bulls that have a very low likelihood of being adopted by the public. ._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb{overflow:hidden;position:relative}._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb:before{background-image:url(https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/img/reddit_pattern.png);content:"";filter:var(--newCommunityTheme-invertFilter);height:100%;position:absolute;width:100%}._37WD6iicVS6vGN0RomNTwh{padding:0 12px 12px;position:relative} People who get these dogs either don't know or deny the facts on how dangerous these dog can be. The biggest thing for me, that sticks in my brain, is the various pictures I see of victims of attacks. Pitbulls can be loving if you teach them the right way. Pit bulls are genetically wired to kill other dogs. Press J to jump to the feed. It goes into detail regarding the case of Daxton mentioned in the comments above. 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