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Transcript of Pitbull
Any dog can be bad but the owner not the dog is to blame.
Like most other large breeds, pit bulls can be excellent with children. They have a high tolerance for the normal child’s play.
The ATTS has been collecting data based on a series of evaluations since 1977.
John Paul Scott is a renowned scientific researcher who did experiments with mice to determine whether highly aggressive mice could be created through breeding.
With pitbulls, the public assumes the worst about
dog behaviors like grumbling, snapping, or even rough play between dogs.
Since the late 1800s, pit bulls have been popular family pets.
The dog featured in “The Little Rascals” was a pit bull
pit bulls were the only dogs to grace the cover of Time Magazine three times.
Pit bulls also served our country during World War I
"I have spoken with [Dr.] Sandy deLahunta (the foremost dog neurologist in the country) and [DR.] Katherine Houpt (a leading dog behaviorist) about a jaw locking mechanism in pit bulls or any other dog and they both say, as do I, that there is NO SUCH THING AS "JAW LOCKING" IN ANY BREED.
American Family Insurance
Cities in Colorado: Aurora
As of 2012 there are over 600 U.S cities with Breed Specific Laws
"American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bulls, Pitbulls." American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bulls, Pitbulls. United Kennel Club, 16 Feb. 2013. Web. 22 Apr. 2013. <http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/americanpitbull.htm>.
Admin. "Pit Bull Bans (USA)." Pit Bull Ban Laws (in United States). Defend Pit Bulls, 12 July 2009. Web. 22 Apr. 2013. <http://defendpitbulls.com/pit-bull-bsl/>.
ASPCA. "The Truth About Pit Bulls." ASPCA. ASPCA, Mar.-Apr. 2012. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.
Bad Rap. "Breed History." Home. SmallPond Studios, 5 Oct. 2011. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.
Bastian, Jon. "How Did Pit Bulls Get Such a Bad Rap?" Cesar's Way. Discovery Channel, 17 Jan. 2013. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.
Created in the UK
17 States have some type of ban against pit bulls
If pit bulls are so nice then why do they attack people so much.
Relates to Sociology
Conformity-normative social influence
Other dog populations (United States):
(estimation) Pit Bulls: 5,256,000
(estimation) Rottweilers: 900,000
(estimation) German Shepherds: 780,000
(estimation) Chows: 240,000
Fatal attacks by these breeds of dogs (1979-1998):
Pit Bulls: 66
German Shepherds: 17