Essay On Pitbull

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General Essay The pit bull terrier was first used for hunting in the 1800’s. They would assist hunters in taking down the buffalo. Hunter’s used pit bulls because of their amazing strength and loyalty. Not only did they make great hunters, but they also made good pets. With the right training and socialization pit bulls make great pets. In the 90’s, a huge trend started where people were using pit bulls to gamble. They would viciously train the dogs to fight against other pit bulls. Almost like a cock fight, people would meet, bet money, and watch these dogs in cages fight each other to the death. Once the trend got publicly known, it became a huge deal in the media. At this point people think that the pit bull is a mean, aggressive, man-eating breed. Cops, landlords, and the general public began banning this breed because of humans training them to attack. When I was 5 years old, I witnessed my sister being attacked by my grandmothers Scottish terrier. This is a small, nonaggressive dog. To me any dog no matter the size or breed can be aggressive. Depending on age, how they were socialized, and treated would depend on the temperament of the dog. 8 years ago I adopted a 4 month old pit bull. At the time I was pregnant with my son. She was so eager to learn and play. We took her to the dog park on the weekend to…show more content…
If they are trained to fight and be aggressive to please that is how they will behave. This is any breed. You can take any dog, train it to attack and it will attack. Pit bulls need to be socialized with other dogs. They need to have responsible caring owners to love them so they can give all of that love back. Being one of the most misunderstood breeds people need to keep an open mind and get to know some pit bulls. Once they do I think they will understand why I and millions of others are fighting to help people understand how gentile and loving these animals are. I could not imagine my family without my pit
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