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Emotions Run High on Both Sides of the Pit Bull Debate


Animals  (tags: pit bulls, maligned, aggressive abusive owners, dog attacks, dog cruelty, pit bulls neglected, beaten, bait dogs )

Simone
- 4212 days ago - greenbaypressgazette.com
Defenders of American pit bulls and other muscular-breed dogs say they're loyal, intelligent, even big sweethearts. Owners who abuse, neglect or teach the dogs to be aggressive are the problem, they argue. Pit foes point to dog-attack data, higher



   

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Patricia rommers (33)
Sunday December 2, 2007, 11:23 am
I totally agree that uncaring owners can and do make any dog aggressive, due to abuse, neglect or even teaching a dog to be aggressive. I have a Pit Bull and two Rottweilers, naturally my pets will protect me against harm but are very lovable and gentle with my family and friendly when introduced to visitors.
 

Kimber L. (0)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 7:28 pm
I have been attacked by a pitbull that was trained to attack the dog came out of the home and attacked me from behind I had 6 bite marks on my bicep and the owner of the dog said I was provoking the dog how can someone do that when my back was turned...This was not the first attack ...I made the mistake by believing the owner of this dog had its shots NOT it never had its shots it was inpounded for 10 days the owner got the dog back after paying fees and getting it shots but the damage was done now I live in worry about my health...I owner 3 dogs and had dogs all my life now I even treat my dogs different then I have before...WHY DO PEOPLE GET THERE DOGS BACK WHEN THEY HAVE BEEN TRAINED TO ATTACK...
 
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