Please have a clear, self contained opinion as your post title, and use the text field to elaborate and expand on why you think/feel this way. Wow I've never found a more perfect moment to use a sentence out of the book of reddit culture. We get it, you all think this sub is garbage and is just for popular opinions, and you want to be funny and post "going to be downvoted to oblivion here, but I think racism is bad." I think a pure bread male pit might take more training but it depends on their personality. Mastiffs hold the title of âStrongest Bite,â with a bite force of over 500 psi. You’re a fucking moron. Some media claims about pit bulls â¦ If those same shitty owners raised golden retrievers the same way, then golden retrievers would be doing that shit. [–]ilikemath2 -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (8 children), Wouldn’t you also have learned that another breeds of dog can be just as violent and the pit bull is the type of dog and not the breed, [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago* (7 children). A subreddit for sharing those miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar. Your one stop sub for doggos, woofers, shoobs, puggos, cool doggos, sleepy doggos, lomg doggos, very fast doggos running at incredible hihg speeds, also puppers. [–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (7 children). He's a good boii. It's not that the owners are "a factor," it's that owners are the entire factor. Change my mind. That’s simply not true. ( except for maybe chihuahuas), [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago* (13 children). When these studies lump multiple breeds under one heading (pit bull type) they tend to skew the figures pretty dramatically. The AVMA also takes the position that bite risk is more strongly influenced by other factors than breed, https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/LiteratureReviews/Pages/The-Role-of-Breed-in-Dog-Bite-Risk-and-Prevention.aspx. Are you saying that this is all because of owners? A pitbull did a good deed. Dog training links, discussions and questions are encouraged and content related to other species is welcome too. This doesn’t confirm anything. Sample size greatly contributes to the viability of data. Pit bulls are dangerous and should never be around children. Your opinion must be unpopular. Plain and simple. If you raise them right around your kids, then they will protect your kids. In the 14-year period of 2005 through 2018, canines killed 471 Americans. I adopt out dogs to some trainers that train service animals. Pit bulls are notorious, so people often will identify an aggressive dog as a Pit bull when the breed is not truly known. I've been caught in a couple insane discussions about these dogs. Buh bye, [–][deleted] -3 points-2 points-1 points 2 years ago (1 child), Literally all you had to do was google “most dog bites”, [–][deleted] 10 points11 points12 points 2 years ago (0 children), https://dogbitelaw.com/dog-bite-statistics/all-dog-bite-statistics, [–]VerzocktExpert 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]GreyBoyBlackDog 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago* (0 children). Also, do you read? Don't blame the poor dog for existing, blame shitty people for abusing them. Iamverysmart is for morons who think they are smart haha. A number of the dog bite stories published about them name the breed incorrectly and either never post retractions or post them quietly, so they are not noticed. order corn, This subreddit is for posting screenshots, pictures, or stories of people who are being way too picky, MAY THE COMIC SANS AND LENS FLARES FLOW UNFILTERED. I would be willing to bet that most dogs that bite outside of defense...are not trained properly. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association , that's because the CDC stopped collecting breed data on dog attacks 1998. I guess that's that folks. [–]ilikemath2 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children), Are you just going to ignore the last part of my comment? Even if “pit bulls” have the highest fatality rate...that doesn’t change the argument that this opinion of them being too dangerous to be around children is just made out of uninformed fear. I also high doubt they were testing temperaments to determine whether they were reliable "service candidates", as pitbulls aren't common service dogs and aren't even recommended. If what you say is true, ALL these pups would be “dead game” with little to no variability in temperament or aggression. © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Also, you can read the statements of another pediatric surgeon in regards to the unusually violent nature of pit attacks on children. How many words is that so far, like a hundred? Those numbers would likely be far higher than those attributed to “pit bulls”. How a dog behaves under controlled conditions with lots of repetition is not an accurate portrayal of how dogs will behave in environments with new and unexpected stimulus. Here you'll find content that will help you train your dogs. that is what they’re saying, yes. The pit bull parents I spoke to had nothing but love and good things to say about their furry friends â not a single account of viciousness. A place to ask simple legal questions, and to have legal concepts explained. We are living in a golden age of peace and prosperity, people have just become too spoiled to realise it. [–]BrianDynasty -4 points-3 points-2 points 2 years ago (4 children). (DOGS/DOG BREED DISCRIMINATION) Pit bulls have been the target of breed-specific legislation for years despite evidence claiming such laws do not diminish the number of overall dog attacks. If you want me to DM you for the price of an item you’re selling, I’m not going to bother with you, even if I want it. These posts are usually, but not exclusively, those that target a particular sex, race, sexual orientation, etc, when the user in question is hostile, vulgar or aggressive towards said group. [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child), https://dogbitelaw.com/dog-bite-statistics/all-dog-bite-statistics lmao x 2. Be specific as to where you believe your opinion is unpopular. (self.unpopularopinion). The idea that a dog (or any animal) is nothing more than it’s breeding is ridiculous. Rule 2: Do not post low effort/satirical/troll posts. I’m sorry. No, this isn't censoring criticism, they're just overposted. The reason that specific pit bulls live up to the negative name is because the dog was bred to be far stronger than, well, anything, and when paired with abusive owners they become aggressive. [+]FilthyKataMain comment score below threshold-6 points-5 points-4 points 2 years ago (0 children), As someone who has worked with animals for over 25 years, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, You have absolutely 0 fucking clue what you're talking about, [–]ilikemath2 -4 points-3 points-2 points 2 years ago (32 children), https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/5-reasons-why-pit-bulls-are-misunderstood/, https://americanpitbullfoundation.com/problem-people-pit-bulls/, https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/pit-bull-ban-aggressive-dog-breed-bronwen-dickey/, [–][deleted] 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (31 children), Shelters are overflowing with these beasts for a reason and I can confirm that it's not all because "problem people", [–]GreyBoyBlackDog 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (14 children), Are shelters overflowing with them because people give them up more often or because there are just so fucking many more of them than almost anything else? A schutzhund trained dog lunging at the stranger is allowed, but if an untrained Siberian husky does the same, it may fail." The only truly aggressive pit's I've met had piece of shit owner's. You can find a list of the topics and their respective megathreads in a post on the top of the sub. If your post is just one sentence it will be removed. If what you say is true, that all pits are aggressive by breeding, how does one explain the culled dogs? What began as a "breed advocacy" service dog stunt in 2011, ended in near disaster. I also learned that pitbulls and a few other breeds are bred for violence. The pit bull type is particularly ambiguous as a "breed" encompassing a range of pedigree breeds, informal types and appearances that cannot be reliably identified. I’d suggest they provide a source for that thing about temperament tests, but otherwise their point is a good one. Did you know when pittbulls first came around it was elitist to have them because only the super rich had them. Naturally, golden retrievers are actually more aggressive than pit bulls are. And the stats that we have bear this out. But my dog is the most sweet and loving dog there ever is. If their training skills are on par with their web design skills I’m not surprised that they had problems. Did you miss the part about having to cull most of those pups due to lack of desired traits? Depending on your definition that could include anywhere from 1 to 10 different actual “breeds”. [–][deleted] 15 points16 points17 points 2 years ago* (2 children), I'm so pleased people are talking about this. You have to be the alpha and set the lead, train them, give attention, and positive reinforcement. Even the head of the American Pit Bull Foundation, which provides information about pit bulls, thinks people are the problem, not pit bulls. Pit bull victims are attacked by trusted family pets or pit bulls that escaped their property or strayed. [–]ColdThiccMei -2 points-1 points0 points 2 years ago (0 children), Not as typical in domesticsted dogs, though. The other dog breeds with smaller sample sizes are misrepresented. The ones we bred for our own pleasure, [–][deleted] -4 points-3 points-2 points 2 years ago* (13 children). They aren’t doing a study, they’re administering testing at an owner’s request. [+][deleted] comment score below threshold-6 points-5 points-4 points 2 years ago (7 children). The whole "its the owner not the dog" is a factor when it comes to their aggressiveness, however pit bulls on their own are a violent breed and the risk of them snapping and hurting someone are too high to have them around children. About 80% of dog posts that I've seen on /all have been someones pit bull and sure enough the defense force is in the comments every time. If you have a meta opinion, put it in the megathread. 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