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Man Dies After Pit Bull Bites Off His Testicles

December 13, 2013 at 9:10 am by  

Man Dies After Pit Bull Bites Off His TesticlesMILAN, ITALY – Seems as if the pit bull isn’t content with mass murder in the US and have started their well-planned murder spree in other countries.

Readers of this site are well-informed on the dangers of pit bulls and their insatiable lust for human blood. But a man in Italy didn’t find this out until one of his two pit bulls chewed off his balls.

Firefighters found the 30-year-old man inside his apartment after his girlfriend, who hadn’t heard from him, called and asked them to perform a welfare check. She explained that he was a chronic diabetic and may have suffered a medical emergency preventing him from calling for help.

Once firefighters got inside the man’s apartment, they found him laying on the floor unconscious. He had lost a lot of blood from a severe injury caused by one of his two pit bulls chowing down on his yam bag. The man was rushed to the hospital in serious condition, but it is now being reported that he died from his injuries yesterday morning.

It is not known if the man had passed out from realizing his dog just popped of his balls, or if his testicles were removed after he’d already fell unconscious. I can only pray for the latter scenario, but I know how pit bulls think. I have no doubt the dog gobbled the gonads while the man was alert, then waited until he was weak from blood loss before tea-bagging the man with his own testicles.

Lately I have been accused of yellow journalism; unfairly painting pit bulls in a bad light in order to get more page views. That is absurd and couldn’t be further from the truth. I am trying to save you people! Do you not see that the end times have begun as told by the Bible?

Revelation 9:1 “And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key to the Pits.

Revelation 9:2 “And he let loose the Pits; and there arose a smoke from the mouths of the Pits, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke from the Pits.

Revelation 9:4And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only eat the loins of the wicked and slay their children with claw and gnashing teeth.

So a hearty “fuck you” to those of you who doubt my true intentions when reporting on these beasts. My only crime is that I care about you, dear reader, and do not want you to burn in eternal Hellfire. If you’d like to help me with my mission, God has commanded me to inform you of the Paypal button at the top of the page. Praise the Lord.

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  • CT

    Perhaps his dog was just repaying him for his recent “ride in the car” to the vet?

  • CT

    Kibbles and bits, kibbles and bits, I’m gonna get me some kibble and bits.

    (OK, I”m done. I have to get to work).

  • Phoxee

    Better than children or elderly……that seems to be their choice in mauling. #ICANT

  • Sam

    Blood loss? Nah, this man literally died of shame. Can you imagine having to explain for the rest of your life about how the dog ate your manhood?

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Jaded

    Revelation 9:1 “And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key to the Pits.“

    Revelation 9:2 “And he let loose the Pits; and there arose a smoke from the mouths of the Pits, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke from the Pits.“

    Revelation 9:4 “And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only eat the loins of the wicked and slay their children with claw and gnashing teeth.”

    Brilliant. Absofuckingtively brilliant.

  • Mr.CustodialArts

    Kibbles and bits, kibbles and I’M GONNA EAT YOUR FUCKING SAC kibbles and bits…

  • Jycorro

    I asked for someone to throw a baby to a pitt bull and I get another ball eating pitt. Meh, I’ll take what I can get.

  • itsknotme

    “one of his two pit bulls”

    Are dogs really loyal? True friends? I think NOT!

    Under questioning, with the threat of the Death Penalty, I guarantee, one will cop a plea with the DA putting full blame on the other.

  • beatlechick

    “Yam bag” Yes, I laughed like a 13 year old boy at this, Morbid. I am still laughing. Says a lot about my character.

  • VenusDoom3

    Morbid, don’t ever change.

  • Thy_Yeti_Knows

    Having just moved to Texas I’m surprised this type of thing doesn’t happen here more often… Seems to me dudes have plenty of time for little more than fucking the dog everywhere I go.

  • Cassy_Again

    Um, why were the guy’s testicles near the dog in the first place? I’m really not buying the “dog randomly targeted his manhood” insinuation. I’m going to hold out until I get more details. Also, you’re all over the place with the dogs being identified as “pit bulls” which isn’t even a breed. I mean, look at the dog you used for the post and look at the dog they used in the link…they barely look like the same species, much less same breed. And no, I don’t own a pit bull. I never have. It’s not a breed I particularly like, but the media is just too quick to jump on these stories. This one in particular has some pretty big holes in it.

  • WhatThe

    Did you just quote the bible? Okay, no really – did you seriously just quote the bible or did you just make some shit up? I can’t really tell, but either way, that was awesome.

  • t3chsupp0rt

    What? Dogs love balls. I don’t see what the big deal is.

  • t3chsupp0rt

    Was probably tired of that humiliating game where he pretends to throw the ball, but really just hides it.

    Well he fucking found it this time!

  • Jessie

    It sounds like this guy was a BAD diabetic. I don’t know if you all know it or not- but when your blood glucose goes up- so does the glucose in all of your body fluids including your spit, sweat, and urine. Dogs can actually smell the change and are attracted the the “sweeter” smelling people (this is how some dogs can be trained to help people who can’t seem to care for themselves).
    I bet this guy passed out with a high blood sugar, and his dogs got frisky. That’s what you get when you don’t control your sugar around Satan’s minions. It could probably happen with other “frisky” breeds too.

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Morbid

    “This one in particular has some pretty big holes in it.”

    So did the man’s groin! Wakka Wakka!

  • Cassy_Again

    Here’s the thing…millions of diabetics own dogs and I’ll bet more than a few own pitt bull types. Dogs like peanut butter, too. I mean, I don’t know, obviously. And it’s a hell of a way to die. I just want more information before blaming the dog for this satanic attack.

  • Cassy_Again

    MORBID…why can’t I dislike your post or even reply to it? hahah. Bloody dictator. LOL

  • Cassy_Again

    Ahhh, there. Now I can express my freedom of posting! Must have been a glitch.

  • Jessie

    Oh- well I never blame any of the dogs for their attacks. They are animals. Shit happens. Its ALWAYS the owners fault. Period. Sounds like the diabetes would’ve killed him soon anyway, so…. rest in peace dude.

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Jaded

    -_-

  • Disturbia

    Yes, all dogs are saints and that’s why they go to heaven even after eating a man’s nuts. One day Morbid is going to publish an article where the pitbull victim was a crazy pitbull loving nut job who spent all their time defending the dogs on blogs, and we’re all going to be so sad to lose you, Jessie.

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Morbid
  • Jessie

    I think you have misunderstood me. I can’t stand dogs. I have cats. I think dogs are needy and stupid and I don’t want to pick up their hot steaming shit with a baggie in the freezing cold… All I am saying is that if a dog attacks, its the owners fault for owning it. You won’t convince me otherwise. They are animals and that’s what they do.

  • Jessie

    I think you have misunderstood me. I can’t stand dogs. I have cats. I think dogs are needy and stupid and I don’t want to pick up their hot steaming shit with a baggie in the freezing cold… All I am saying is that if a dog attacks, its the owners fault for owning it. You won’t convince me otherwise. They are animals and that’s what they do.

  • Kelly

    One of my old mans asshole friends dropped off a pit at our house this past weekend. I am extremely scared of it. It’s not aggressive but it could kill my 6 year old son or hell any one of us if it decided to go apeshit. It’s on CL right now but we hadn’t had one reply. I don’t like the dog but I don’t want it going to any fighting rings either but we are not keeping it. It’s like a loaded gun trotting around my house. It fucking ATE a basketball for Christ sake.

  • tkaz

    All my parts get happy when I see a pit bull story by Morbid. It’s like Christmas!!

  • tkaz

    All my parts get happy when I see a pit bull story by Morbid. It’s like Christmas!!

  • tkaz

    I’m so NOT ok with a pit in my house…yes, I’m prejudiced down voters!!! Anyway…
    I’m SURE there’s a shelter or Pit Rescue in the area. Look into that to get the demon spawn away from your child. :)

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Morbid

    I have no control over that.

  • Pyncky

    Now I will admit, I lurves me some Italian Meat Balls, but they should have waited until they were fully cooked.

  • Leasha

    Nipples and clits! Oh wait…

  • thebossessecretary

    So you’re saying that diabetics actually taste better on the grill?

  • FrikkenFrak

    Laughed out loud at first sentence.
    Lost it at “Yam bag”!

    Ahh, Moribd, you made my day!

  • FrikkenFrak

    Me, too. (wipes away tears). I can’t stop!

  • Jessie

    That is EXACTLY what I’m sayin! I always tell my friends- if we are ever in a survival situation, I would probably die first without insulin. Go ahead and eat me. You will actually be able to taste the sugar when you take a bite of diabetic meat! No salt and pepper needed ;-)

  • FrikkenFrak

    I found that story on a news site a while back and put it in my favorites so I can pull it out and direct the “it only happens because of bad owners” idiots when I comment on other sites. Invaluable.

  • Cassy_Again

    I was just going to say, I’m pretty sure that’s been done.

  • Cassy_Again

    I think some dogs are aggressive by nature and some aren’t. I don’t necessarily think it’s breed related. I think the media does make pit bulls the poster dogs for evil. They did that to rotties and dobermans and shepherds in past decades.

    I’ve also posted on here that pitts are more likely to be owned by people with criminal records, more likely to be chained, not socialized and rarely does an altered dog attack.

    These are strong working dogs. They need jobs, socialization. They can’t be ignored. They also need to be neutered.

    I have a part chow and they’re really snappy. I would never have a chow if I had small children. I actually got grabbed by a pit bully-type dog a few months back and it was supposedly the nicest dog on earth…the next day a small friendly “working dog” who visited seniors bit my hand (no blood, but cracked the skin) and then another dog on the street just reached over and grabbed my arm while I was walking past.I had to tug-o-war my sleeve back, which the shocked owner apologized. Sometimes I think it’s the people, LOL. I was on a doggy hit list that week.

  • FrikkenFrak

    I would have said HELL TO THE NO you aren’t saddling us with the dog. Why didn’t he get rid of it himself?

  • FrikkenFrak

    tkaz, the Pit Rescue is a good idea. Hopefully they aren’t in too rural an area.

    As for animal shelters (like the ASPCA), they often charge a fee to drop off an animal and/or are full to capacity.

  • Kelly

    I was out of town when he did it or it wouldn’t have happened. If someone doesn’t come to get it soon, it’s going to a shelter. I am not a dog person anyway so having a dog capable of ripping my throat out is not on the list of things I need in my life right now.

  • FrikkenFrak

    Ah. Well, maybe your old man should come on DD and read some of the pit bull stories!!

    I love dogs. So consider that fact when I say this to you: get that dog out of your home as quickly as you can manage it.

  • Buffettgirl

    That’s exactly what I was thinking. My Dad was Type 1 diabetic, I kept thinking while reading the story that I was glad that Dad only had a ferret. then I remembered the two dogs, a Dobie and a Cockapoo… that little Cockapoo would have done the same thing this Pit did, she was an evil little bitch! (the ferret, Ferret Fawcett Majors was her name, was Dad’s, the two dogs were my Step-mom’s that was why I forgot for a bit)

  • Buffettgirl

    I kind of feel sorry for the pups. I mean honestly, if the owner passed out from insulin issues, maybe even went into a diabetic coma for a spell, they were probably HUNGRY. All he did was start with the tender bits first…

  • Buffettgirl

    Revenge for being neutered perhaps?

  • Jessie

    Yep, if I was a dog, I am sure it would be hard to resist a pair of sweet n salty nuts :-p no matter what breed!

  • Jessie

    Exactly.They’re animals. I don’t understand why people are shocked when they behave as such.

  • tkaz

    Yeah, print them all out & tape them to his bathroom mirror.
    Make this one the first one – balls seem to be important to a man.

  • Kelly Eklectusbird

    Keep in mind that pit bull type dogs often top the lists in temperament testing in shelters but they are hard to rehome so it will most likely be PTS. Do some googling first and see if you can find a good, no-kill pit rescue in your area.

    (And before anyone jumps on the no-kill hatewagon. No-kill has stipulations that allow putting down aggressive and sick dogs. So fuck off with your letting aggressive dogs on the streets bullshit)

  • rpgmomma8404

    Horrible but I still giggled. Maybe the dog got confused? lol

  • mean birch

    prophesy fulfilled.

  • Wolf_of_Mars

    He was safer around the dogs than the weasel.

  • Helen Payne

    the man was a severe diabetic, his tesitcles may have been infected, I remember a jack Russell chewed off his owners bad toe, later found out he had cancer in that toe

  • Buffettgirl

    Awww, come on now, Ferret was a good little girl… (I loved that my then 60ish year old Daddy named her that, it was 1977 or so!) Zoey the cockapoo was a yippy, nasty, evil little fucker that would have been delighted to devour my Dad for taking away her Mother-Person….

  • velvetjoneslives

    I wonder if the Pit Bull teabagged the guy while he was passed out as well. They are truly the devil’s spawn.

  • FrikkenFrak

    tkaz, omg! lmao.

    Well said!

  • hicusdicus

    I don’t understand a lot of these dog attacks. I have had dogs for forty years , big 140 lb dogs little 9 ponders, 7 at one time and never experienced this sort of behavior . I don’t think we get the whole story. I have wrestled with a 140lb Rotty and know their strenght. The worst I was ever hurt was by my @#$#!@#&* Cat. The pussies can be lethal.

  • Lori Wilson

    MELISSA ARCA, MD
    The reality is that any dog can bite, and statistically speaking, a child is most likely to be bitten by the family dog or a dog that they know. When you’re talking about bite severity resulting in life-threatening and even fatal injuries, pit bulls and Rottweilers are the main culprits.

    Experience absolutely colors our perception, and in this case I can’t help but be affected by what I’ve seen. I will never forget a young child I treated in the ER during my pediatric residency. She suffered severe facial lacerations and tears to her face after a pit bull attack in her local park.

  • Lori Wilson

    A pit bull BSL works EVERYWHERE it is useful in almost eliminating all serious dog attacks that maim, disfigure, dismember, maul, cripple.
    or kill, this is a simply proven fact in all cases.The number of pit bulls is dramatically reduced as are the numbers of them put to death.

    The need to have BSL is to have a preemptive capability to avoid a pit bull attack from happening due to it’s extremelysavage consequences.

    It is enacted against all pit bulls as they all have the genetic DNA propensity to carry out these horrific attacks that are non existent in 99% of all other breeds, ban the breed and you ban the deed, simple as that.

    Dealing with an attack after the fact is simply not acceptable due to the horrific nature of said attacks.

    With any other breed other then Rottweiler’s, wolf hybrids and Akita’s and a few others in very small numbers it is not a naturally genetic reality for them to carry out such horrifying attacks.

    Hence they need to be dealt with in an aggressive reactive modality where all of the breed are not looked on as one but rather based on the actions of the individual misbehaving dog.

    This can be done in a very aggressive proactive manner so that as soon as a dog like a lab lets say starts behaving inappropriately severe consequences can be brought to bare on the owner and their dog in an escalating manner as needed to deal with a situation that has developed.

    This duel track approach can deal with the pits issue as other normal dog breeds can be dealt with as well so vicious dogs of other mainstream breeds are also held accountable for their actions.

    There should be mandatory Spay/Neuter programs for all breeds but clearly the one that needs it the most and where the most change would be effected would be with the Pit Bull type dog.

  • Lori Wilson

    Dogs are not humans, there is every reason to be threatened by a pit bull just because of what it is, no different then it would be to feel threatened by ANY bear, lion, tiger, wolverine, cobra etc. that you encountered, if they charged you then there would be justification to kill any of them if you were carrying, same thing with a pit bull, any pit pit bull.

    You can no more be biased or prejudiced against any pit bull then you can be so against any bear, lion, tiger, wolverine, cobra etc. so that is an absurd argument on the part of the nutters.

    That 4% of the dog population carries out 70%+ of the killings, mauling, crippling, disfiguring and dismembering attacks to such a disproportionate extent speaks for itself and to the genetic truth and reality that exists in any pit bull type dog, it is what it is and does what is in it’s DNA.This has been breed into them over 600 years and is their truth, they must therefore become extinct.

    Any other dog will bite and run giving you a few stitches, a pit bull will not stop till you are DEAD.What about that do you not understand, the difference between another dog’s bite and a pit bulls mauling and dismembering, disfiguring and killing.

  • Lori Wilson

    Sadly one does not even have to search for the many attacks of these savage mutant undog’s on humans and pets, there are literally hundreds of new incidents every day carried out by these disgusting creatures, here is another.

    These are all major daily newspapers and network TV station accurate factual reports with direct access to Doctors, ER’s Animal control officers, Police, the victims family, witnesses, the guilty pit nutters, all in news reports from major city newspapers and TV stations, as legit therefore as it possibly can be.

    There is only one breed that has every been or is a threat to public safety and that is the pit bull, the sooner they are exterminated the sooner tragic attacks like the one below will be ended.

    Ban the breed and end the deed.

  • Lori Wilson

    A pit bull type dog is what it is and does what it is.You can no more alter it genetic makeup then you can a collies to herd, a hounds to track, a retriever’s to retrieve, a labs to swim, a pointers to point, a sled dog to run and pull.

    They do what they are and a pit bull type dog is a mauling violent killer that has been bred to be a land shark, nothing you do can change that, even if you have them from birth.

    No matter if you love them, or how you nurture, train, rehabilitate, raise them optimally as normal dogs from birth, you can not change their Genetic reality to Kill, Maul, Maim, Disfigure, Dismember, cause Life Flights or trips to the Intensive Care Unit.

    For over 600 years the current pit bull type dog was brought into being through careful selective genetic breeding to create the most violent murderous fighting dog possible.

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit bull type dogs represent 3000% the actuarial risk compared to other types of dogs.

    Insurance companies will have calculated the risks the other listed breeds represent based on what they’ve had to pay out through the years.

    This isn’t ‘prejudice’, this is cold statistical reality. Actuarial realities don’t yield to sentiment or a feeling of entitlement — they just are what they are.

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit bull type dogs were created for one purpose: to torture other animals to death. When you manage to keep a pit bull from killing your dog (or horse, or sheep — or child), this doesn’t mean the danger has subsided.

    If you let it live, the pit bull will persistently try to return to finish the job of killing. Even if it does kill, it’ll come back some other day to see if there’s more pit bull fun to be had (a new victim).

    The pit bull isn’t like this because it has bad owners. It attracts a certain type of owner because it is inherently vicious.

    The only part of the problem the owners create is that they are unable or unwilling to keep their killer away from other people, our children and our pets. They don’t care because they assume we and our loved ones will die, never their pit bull.

    Never let a pit bull leave your yard alive.

  • Lori Wilson

    Lieutenant Colonel Charles Hamiliton Smith, author of The Natural History of Dogs, published in 1839-1840, was influential in establishing breed standards for most common dog varieties, and seldom spoke ill of any dog.

    But there was one exception. Describing the dog now most often called a pit bull, Smith wrote: “The bull-dog differs from all others, even from the mastiff, in giving no warning of his attack by his barking.

    He grapples his opponents without in the least estimating their comparative weight and powers.

    The bull-dog is possessed of less sagacity and less attachment than any of the hound tribe; he is therefore less favored, and more rarely bred with care, excepting by professed amateurs of sports and feelings little commendable to humanity.

    He never leaves his hold, when once he has got it, while life lasts.”

  • Lori Wilson

    My Legislation Proposal

    All dogs must be:
    Or all dangerous dogs must be:
    Or all dangerous molosser breeds, including pit bulls (Staffordshire bull terriers, American pit bull terriers, and any dog generally recognized as a pit bull or pit bull terrier and includes a dog of mixed breed with predominant pit bull or pit bull terrier characteristics), rottweilers, presa canarios, cane corsos, chow chows, Doberman pinschers, German shepherds, mastiffs, dogo argentinos, fila brasieros, and their mixes must be:

    * Licensed
    * Micro-chipped with any bite history in database
    * Insured: All dogs must be covered by mandatory liability insurance of $100,000 min. generic and $500,000 after a skin breaking bite with insurance companies based on actuarial statistic’s determining said rate.
    * Spayed/neutered (except for limited approved show dog breeders)
    * All breeds involved in any bite incident must be kenneled in a locked five-sided enclosure with concrete bottom.

    For all other dog owners language can be written that enclosure such as fences must be capable of containing your dog period, such generic language puts the onus on the owner, have the fines be so onerous that said owner will ensure this they make this so.

    1,000 the first time, double the second time and permanent confiscation the third time with a ban on said person from owning any dog within city limits, this will create an effective outcome directly or indirectly.
    * All dogs must be on leashes outside of home enclosure
    * All molosser breeds must also be muzzled outside of home enclosure

    * No transport of declared dangerous dogs for the purpose of re-homing. (Dangerous dogs must be dealt with where their history is known.)
    * All of the rules listed above also apply to rescues: rescued dogs must be licensed and subject to inspection.

    $1,000 fine for noncompliance
    Elimination of the one-bite rule in all of the 50 U.S. states
    Manslaughter charges for owner of dog that kills a human
    Felony charge for owner of dog that mauls human, dog, or other domestic animal

  • Lori Wilson

    No matter what you identify them as or what you choose to call them if any dog has pit bull genetics in it then the outcome of said genetics are always the same, death, mauling’s, crippled and disfigured victims when their DNA is expressed into reality which it invariably will be the case.

    So you can call them something else to protect them but they are still pit mixes who are what they are and do what they do, who as a result have no right to ever come into human contact.

    Pit bull or Pit bull cross, same difference same outcome same reality as to what they are.

    And all Pit bulls or restricted dogs including pit bull crosses by law should have leashes and Muzzles which they never have and all to often you seem them running around as such unmuzzled, this is an even greater problem then them being unleashed and that is bad enough.

    Certain breeds like Pit bulls etc.are fundamentally evil in nature and action and do not deserve the freedom of action to carry out their DNA.

    The point is, other dogs bite, Pit bulls and Pit bull crosses and others like mastiffs, Rotts etc. attack and kill and maim, that is the big difference in the outcome and should result in a completely different attitude towards these dogs and why they should be banned outright. The stats are very clear and accurate and show this reality even if you want to put your head in the sand, it still is what it is.

  • Lori Wilson

    In the last thirty years pit bulls have killed 241 humans and disfigured another 1,302 (that we’re aware of). Fully half of these casualties, 126 of the fatalities and 640 of the disfigurements, have occurred in the last five years. That amounts to an average of 25 pit bull canine homicides of humans a year, or a death every two weeks.

  • Lori Wilson

    I don’t know why they all carry on about the Pits killed by BSL. There are hundreds of thousands more pits killed by not having BSL under the system they support.

    These Nutters have supported mass genocide for years with their inaction and promotion of the breed.

    Considering they grandfather Pitbulls out when BSL is introduced, she should be mad at those who deliberately break the LAW and bring an illegal dog into a BSL community knowing the dog may be destroyed by LAW. They will never take responsibility for the suffering they inflict on the Pitbull breed with their misguided advocacy.

    They keep looking for someone to shift the blame onto, Pitbulls suffer because of them, not because of any other reason. Sadly, they don’t have the ability to see the big picture or their own complicity in the suffering of the breed they supposedly love.

    They are like drug addicts blaming everyone else for their addiction, until they take responsibility for the suffering they have created, the breed will continue to suffer.

  • Lori Wilson

    I have a personal experience related to the recent pit bull attack on the Corona boy (“Mauled by pit bull mixes, Corona boy still hospitalized,” Oct. 3).

    Several weeks ago, I told my 9-year-old grandson he would be safe riding his bike on our cul-de-sac because there was little traffic. Unknown to me, our neighbor had acquired a pit bull mix. Our neighbor’s daughter came out with him on a leash, and when he saw my grandson, he took off after my grandson.

    He leapt and bit my grandson on his right thigh. When my grandson realized he could not ride his bike fast enough to get away, he threw his bike on the dog and scaled a retaining wall, getting bitten on his other thigh as he did so.

    My husband confronted the owner, only to be told, “He has never bitten anyone.”

    When will these attacks stop? When will the owners of these vicious dogs admit their animals are a danger to others and keep them contained? Shouldn’t little boys be safe from being mauled while riding their bikes?

  • Lori Wilson

    An example of why leashing and licensing laws don’t work to solve the breed-specific problem of pit bulls:

    Pitbull supporters always point to Calgary Model as the perfect solution when dealing with dangerous dogs. The city introduced its responsible pet ownership bylaw in 2006.

    Calgary’s bylaw department emphasizes responsible pet ownership through intensive licensing, hefty fines and owner education.

    Has their model worked? The statistics from the past four years would indicate a resounding “NO”. For the past four years dog bites have risen steadily every year, and over 350% in the past 4 years, from 58 in 2009 to 203 in 2012.

    And In 2010 Pit bulls led the ‘bite’ count. Meanwhile in Toronto, four years after implementing Breed Bans, dog bites were down 32%, from 486 to 329.

    Bites in Toronto blamed on the four banned breeds fell sharply, from 71 in 2005 to only six in 2010.

    Considering these breeds regularly inflict the most serious damage, this is an undeniable win for the citizens of Toronto.

  • Lori Wilson

    Myth #1: It’s the owner not the T-rex

    Myth # 2: It’s impossible to identify a T-rex

    Myth #3: Human-aggressive T-rex’s were “culled”

    Fatal attack statistics about T-rex’s are false

    The media conspiracy against T-Rex’s

    T-rex’s are not unpredictable

    T-Rex’s do not have a locking jaw, they just eat you alive

    T-Rex’s used to be the most popular dinosaur in America

    T-rex’s pass the American Temperament Test

    Punish the deed not the breed (of dinosaur)

    T-rex’s originally were “nanny dinosaurs”

    T-rex’s were once known as nanny dino’s.

    T-Rex’s will lick you to death.

    There’s no need to muzzle and leash your T-Rex in the Doggy Park.

    Don’t forget to attend our ‘Million T-Rex March’ on The White House. President Obama loves T-Rex’s and he thinks everyone should own one. Except him.

    Its not an attack if the T-rex is wagging its tail.

    There no bad T-rex’s…only bad owners.

    I’ve seen chihuahuas more aggressive than my T-Rex.

    *giggles*

    TSL has been proven not to work in Denver

    Best babysitters ever….NOT

    MY T-rex is the sweetest dino ever.

    T.Rex’s make the BEST Therapy Dinos ever. And are wonderful as Guide-Dinos for The Blind.

    velociraptors bite more than T-rex’s.

    Let’s set up a T-rex kissing booth for our kids.

    Let’s bring a T-rex into school and let the children read books to a perfectly trained T-rex

    Let’s bring our T-rex to the walk for the victims of T-rex’s in Houston to show them they don’t have to be afraid of T-rex’s

    T-rexBite.org

    Hey now…educate yourself guys.

    My T-Rex likes coconuts!

    you’re all just racist against T-Rex’s!!!

    please leave t~Rex’s alone my family had bred them for years and the only time i was bitten was by a pibble.
    educate yourself you hater,I hope get mauled by a chihuahua.
    t-rex make the best nanny dinosaur, its all how they are raised don’t you know.

    I will be posting this at the dinosaurs love kids and kids love dinosaurs.
    don’t you know the famous dinosaur barney?
    president roosevelt had a dinosaur and fred flintstone.
    helen keller had 25 of them.

    wiggle tails?

    educate yourself its haters like you that give dinosaurs a bad name.

    come over to my house and meet my t-rex

    awww you really hurted my feelings, Im going to go eat worms!!

    My brontosaurus bites and my T-Rex never does. In fact the T-Rex is scared of him!

    T-rex only bite if they’re trained to

    my vet says t-rex is the only dinosaur that doesn’t bite

    I have 8 t-rex and I’m a vet tech

    I’am a vet tech too and i have a therapy dinosaur, it reads to kids at schools

    64 kids crawl all over my t-rex, and he’s never shown aggression

    Get the FACTS!!!

    there’s no such thing as a t-rex

    people are so quick to label anything 20 ft tall with a 5 foot neck and muscular as a so called “t-rex”

    all dinosaurs have teeth

    Their are over 30 types of dinosaur mistaken for a T-Rex, not only that, their is a media conspiracy against them. T-Rex attack stories sell.

    My T-Rex saved my life; he roared at a bit of smoke & we evacuated the house. Last week I read that a T-Rex killed a child; that is SO rubbish – there is no such thing as a T-Rex! Get educated! I’m so done with this – I’m going to feed my T… I mean my Giant Lizard. Goodbye!

    t-rex aren’t real. nothing is real.

    omg u ppl r so ignorent!!!!!!! i had a terradactle an that little basturd was way meaner than my t-rex!!!!!! only ppl who fight t-rexes make them mean an bite so dont judge the hole bread just cuz a few buttwipes train there dinos to attack i raise my t-rex with love an he kisses us all the time!!!!!! U PPL R RACIST AN U MAKE ME SICK!!!

    t-rex built this great nation

    ROTFLMAO!

    You haters only have 153 likes. Our T-Rex breeders club has 4000! TAKE THAT, HATERS!!!

    It’s a nannysaurus!

    Parents need to teach their brats proper kindness and respect around t-rex. ANY dinosaur has it’s breaking point when TERRIFIED!!

    Good news, T – Rex went extinct and no longer prey on communities.

    T-Rex’s are as safe as any other dinosaur. You guys are just racist.

    more kids are injured falling down, so what are we going to ban falling down next?!!!

    My T-Rex smiles at me every time I walk in the door. He even lets my two year old ride his tail. Was this T- Rex neutered??? This wouldn’t happen if he was. Do not spew your hate towards MY T-Rex! Responsible T-Rex ownership 101. WE ARE WINNING. OUR T-REX’S ARE WINNING. SUCK IT HATERS

    My T-rex pulled a baby from a burning building. He is the best nanny t rex god ever made. He wouldnt hurt a fly.

    My T – Rex is an ambassador for the breed. He passed his T – Rex Good Citizenship test performed by my best friend and passed with flying colors. I bring him to dog parks and he is a perfect angel. He even loves cats!

    my t-rex is gorgeous and sweet but would defend me to the bitter end

    It isn’t my T-Rex you need to worry about; it’s ME. They might have culled the man-biters out of HIS lizard-lineage, but they let them live in MY ancestors! Grrrrr!

    sorry to have to report this but
    my T-rex just killed my Dino dog, it had always been sweet and had never bit anyone before.
    The -Rex will be going to the flintstone dinosaur rescue farm for unstable dinasaur’s

    My t-rex is tattooed on my *#@!

    omg did you vagazzle it too!?

    My T Rex lets my 5 year old put press on nails on him.

    My t rex only wants to love and kiss you all over . Lmbo

    see you later i am off to see the T-rex fights tonight.
    The owners need to wash the T-rex’s before the fight so that proves they are safe? right???

    T Rex’s are not fighting dinosaurs!!!!!! Please educate yourself about the bread!

    blame the deed not the bread

    my great grandaddy JP Colby bred game T-rex in the 1920′s
    all your fat over weight pigs have nothing on a real all american game bred T-rex.
    Damn Dino mommys

  • Lori Wilson

    The pit bull drooler’s don’t get it, they are in effect demanding that they be able to walk around with a loaded.

    hand gun, round chambered, safety off with a hair trigger & that we all smile when they point it at us.

    Pit bulls or Pit bull cross, same difference, same outcome, same reality as to what they are.

    And all Pit bulls or restricted dogs including pit bull crosses by law should have leashes and Muzzles which they almost never have, this should become the law everywhere, and all to often you see them running around as such unmuzzled, this is an even greater problem then them being unleashed.

    Pit bulls and Pit bull crosses and others like mastiffs, Rotts etc. attack and kill and maim while normal dogs bite, that is the big difference in the outcome and should result in a completely different attitude towards these dogs and why they should be banned outright.

    The stats are very clear and accurate and show this reality even if you want to put your head in the sand, it still is what it is.

    Certain breeds like Pit bulls etc.are fundamentally evil in nature and action and do not deserve the freedom of action to carry out their DNA.

    “Pit bulls are different; they’re like wild animals,” says Alan Beck, director for the Center for the Human Animal Bond at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN. “They’re not suited for an urban environment. I believe we should open our eyes and take a realistic approach to pit bulls.”

    A 1993 Toronto study found pit bulls accounted for 1 percent of licensed dogs but 4 percent of bites. More ominous is a 2000 study by the Centers for Disease Control looking at 20 years of data on fatal dog attacks in the U.S.

    Of 238 such incidents in which the breed of the attacking dog was reported, “pit bull-type dogs” were involved in 32 percent of them while being 1% of the population.

    Pit Bulls should be banned from inside city limits anywhere.

  • Lori Wilson

    Dog Attack Deaths and Maimings, U.S. & Canada, September 1982 to May.25, 2013.

    By compiling U.S. and Canadian press accounts between 1982 and 2013, Merritt Clifton, editor of Animal People, shows the breeds most responsible for serious injury and death.

    Study highlights

    Pit bull type dogs make up only 6% of all dogs in the USA.

    The combination of Pit Bulls, rottweilers, their close mixes and wolf hybrids and other Pit Bull Type Dogs:

    84% of attacks that induce bodily harm.

    75% of attacks to children.

    87% of attack to adults.

    72% of attacks that result in fatalities.

    80% that result in maiming.

  • Lori Wilson

    75% of all Animal Shelters in the US will euthanize all pit bulls, pit crosses or any dogs that even looks like one immediately with no attempt to adopt them out.

    The other 25% will also euthanize within a few days to a week if adoption doesn’t take place.

    Why is this?, because nobody wants any of the evil disgusting Mutants, they can’t give them away, that is why 93% of all Pitts in Animal Shelters in the US are killed , over 1.1 Million Pit Bulls every year are killed in this manner every year after year after year after year in the US alone.

    Over 100 a day are killed in animal shelters in LA county alone, 73,000 a year after year after year after year.

    That is over 12 million pit bulls killed in Animal Shelters in the US in the last decade alone.

    The Idiot Pit Nutters who are playing their rescue game are losers and losing the battle as the few hundred they save is a pittance compared to the Million plus killed the same year.

    They show their support for these mutants by fighting against laws against their breeding that could prevent this as a result much needed mass slaughter of pit bulls, they are responsible for all of this and show their ignorance and hypocrisy by continuing fight against what is actually in the best interests of this perverted breed.

    That’s 2,750 a day or 345 every hour, right this moment somewhere in the US a pit bull will rip, ravage and maul no more and instead is feeling the loving sting of death, oh what a lovely truth and reality that no pit loving pervert can deny or combat, how does that feel pit nutters……Now the pit bull will find it’s true forever home, the deep dark forever night, all that it warrants or deserves, bye bye mutant and don’t come back!

  • Guest

    tl;dr we get it, you think they should all be eradicated. (rolls eyes, makes jacking off motions.)

  • ultracreep

    TL;DR ALREADY!

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit bulls don’t need to be “trained to attack” – it’s all there in their genetic blueprint, and a pit bull will attack just as naturally as a pointer will point, a retriever will retrieve and a shepherd will herd.

    As to their origin, bull dogs were bred specifically to torture large mammals as far back as the 1500s in the UK.

    After bull baiting was outlawed in the 1800s, the sadistic animal torturers turned their attention to dog fighting, and worked hard to breed a relentless attacker that would not quit.

    This was achieved after adding terrier for more energy. Thus the bull and terrier, the so-called “staffordshire terrier” was created – the first of the new type of pit fighting bull dogs, or “pit bulls”.

    Dog fighters brought the staffordshire terriers to the new world, and renamed them “american staffordshire terriers”.

    To this day, an american staffordshire terrier can also be registered as an “american pit bull terrier” So in reality, the staffy, amstaff and apbt are much the same creature.

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit bulls ‘unstable’.

    Re: Proposed pit bull ban.

    I am in full support of banning this vicious breed. This past weekend my brother’s small dog had her face torn off in an unprovoked attack in Chicago.

    The nature-versus-nurture debate does not apply to these animals. I’m positive the downtown lawyer that owned the dog was not training him to be a fighting dog. Replace “small dog” with “his two-yea.
    r-old daughter” and perhaps this might hit home for any moron suggesting these animals are a peaceful breed.

    I’m still sick at the thought that it could have been my niece. What is worse is that the dog is still alive and is only required to wear a muzzle moving forward. What a disgusting response to an unprovoked and vicious attack.

    Why do we need to wait until humans have been mauled and mutilated before we put down these animals?

    Pit bulls are no more misunderstood than grizzly bears or serial killers. Justifying an attack in any way is senseless and offensive. These animals are unstable.

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit-bull owners say many things in defence of their dogs: they’re loyal family pets; when properly trained, they’re safe to be around; and they’re no more likely to bite than other breeds. All true.

    But when they attack, no other breed can inflict as much destruction on its victim, far too often small, innocent children who are left with devastating injuries – if they live.

    Despite what owners claim, even well-bred pit bulls regularly “snap,” such as the terrible case involving four-year-old Emma-Leigh Cranford, whose throat was ripped open by the pit bull of a family friend during a White Rock barbecue.

    While many pit-bull owners are decent people, too often they are owned by young men, who keep the dogs to appear tough while terrifying those around them. Watch a dog park clear when a pit bull arrives or watch others walking their dogs cross the street to avoid confrontation.

    Enough is enough. As many are saying, it’s time for B.C. to follow Ontario’s lead and ban the breed. We’ve had too many little Emma-Leighs for Victoria to keep ignoring the issue.

    Pit bulls were bred to fight, to have ridiculously destructive bites and to inflict maximum damage on their prey. They are weapons that are not welcome in our neighborhoods.

  • Lori Wilson

    The Pit Nutters exposed credo:

    Media manipulation is their watchword, their attempts to give their mutants a make over can not hide the evil in their eyes nor the moral stench that exudes from their being, pit bulls are one of satan’s more natural creations, a set of horns and pitchfork would have been a far more appropriate visual reality presentation then the cute pitty poo farcical misrepresentations they present to the public.

  • Lori Wilson

    Pit bulls are working dogs and the work they do is fighting,we don’t need them or the kind of people living near us.

    Pit Bull type dogs kill, maim and seriously injure more people each year than all other type dogs combined. This means that one type dog that makes up less than 5% of the dog population kills more than 60% of all people who die in dog attack related fatalities.

    Pit Bull type dogs are notorious for actions unique to these type dogs.

    Pit Bulls turn on and attack their owners 6 times more often than other dogs.

    Pit Bulls escape containment 14 times more often than other dogs.

    A persons relative risk of death in a Pit Bull attack is 2500 times higher than a persons relative risk of death in a Lab attack.

    Pit bulls kill one person every 2 to 3 weeks in the US alone.

    Pit Bulls dismember a body part on average once every 5.4 days in the US.

    Pit Bulls once they start an attack will not stop even when subjected to intense pain in many cases.

    Pit Bull type dogs attack in the manner of many wild animals in that they grab, hold and shake the victim to do even more damage similar to the way large cats, sharks and other predators do.

    There have been several studies done over several decades and while the opinions of the authors may differ the numbers are generally consistent in proving that Pit Bulls kill more than all other type dogs.

  • Lori Wilson

    32 dead by dog attack so far in 2013.
    Pit bull type dogs killed twenty-nine of them. sixteen of the twenty-nine dead are children.
    Stars indicate people killed by a ‘family’ pit bull – ones that had been raised and cherished as an indoor pet, ‘never showed aggression before’, and knew the victim.

    Child fatalities by pit bull type dog (16):
    Christian Gormanous – 4 yrs old Montgomery County, TX
    Isaiah Aguilar – 2 yrs old Sabinal, TX
    Ryan Maxwell – 7 yrs old ** Galesburg, IL.
    Dax Borchardt – 14 mos old ** Walworth, WI.
    Monica Laminack – 21 mos old ** Ellabelle, GA.
    Tyler Jett – 7 yrs old Callaway, FL.
    Jordyn Arndt – 4 yrs old ** Prairie City, IA.
    Beau Rutledge – 2 yrs old ** Fulton County, GA.
    Ayden Evans- 5 yrs old ** Jessieville, AR.
    Nephi Selu – 6 yrs old ** Union City, CA.
    Arianna Jolee Merrbach – 5 yrs old Effingham, SC.
    Daniel (surname as yet not revealed) – 2 yrs old (Gilbert, Arizona) **
    Samuel Eli Zamudio – 2 yrs old** Colton, CA
    Jordan Ryan– 5 yrs old Baker city, Oregon
    Levi Watson-Bradford-4 years old** White County, Arkansas
    Jah’niyah White – 2 years old ** Chicago, Ill

    Adult fatalities by pit bull type (13):
    Betty Todd – 65 yrs old ** Hodges, SC
    Elsie Grace – 91 yrs old ** Hemet, CA
    Claudia Gallardo – 38 yrs old Stockton, CA.
    Pamela Devitt – 63 yrs old Littlerock, CA.
    Carlton Freeman – 80 yrs old Harleyville, SC.
    Linda Oliver – 63 yrs old Dayton, TX.
    James Harding – 62 yrs old -Baltimore, MD
    chased into traffic by two attacking pit bulls
    Juan Campos – 96 yrs old Katy, Texas.
    Terry Douglass 56 years old. **Baltimore, MD
    Katherine Atkins-25 years old ** Kernersville, NC
    Nga Woodhead-65 years old Spanaway, WA.
    Joan Kappen, 75 years old Hot Springs Ark
    A Valencia County woman was killed by her Pit Bull **

    (1 non-pit type killing) [Rachel Honabarger - 35 yrs old - mauled to death by her own GSD mix] Coshocton, OH.

    (1 husky-mix killing, unknown if the other half of the dog was pit bull) [Jordan Lee Reed – 5 yrs old] Kotzebue, AK

    (1 Shiba Inu killing) Mia Gibson – age 3 months, of Gibson, OH – mauled to death by family Shiba Inu.

    Three of the pit bull type dogs were BULL mastiffs, ie 40% pit-fighting bulldog.

    If 26 of 32 dead were killed by pit bull attack, that’s 81% dead by pit attack, 9% dead by ‘molosser’, 3.7% by some kind of GSD mix, 3.7% by a husky + possibly pit mix, 3.7% by Shiba Inu.

    If you count the pit-mix mastiffs as pit bull types, that’s 91% killed by attacking pit bull types. Pit types are only about 5% of the entire dog population.

    The man who ran into traffic kept pit bulls himself. He knew perfectly well what the two stranger pit bulls that were chasing him would do if they caught him, so he preferred to risk a swift death by oncoming car.

    534 maimed by pit type dogs 2013 (as of November.28).

  • Lori Wilson

    I am in full support of banning this vicious breed. This past weekend my brother’s small dog had her face torn off in an unprovoked attack in Chicago.

    The nature-versus-nurture debate does not apply to these animals. I’m positive the downtown lawyer that owned the dog was not training him to be a fighting dog. Replace “small dog” with “his two-yea.

    r-old daughter” and perhaps this might hit home for any moron suggesting these animals are a peaceful breed.

    I’m still sick at the thought that it could have been my niece. What is worse is that the dog is still alive and is only required to wear a muzzle moving forward. What a disgusting response to an unprovoked and vicious attack.

    Why do we need to wait until humans have been mauled and mutilated before we put down these animals?

    Pit bulls are no more misunderstood than grizzly bears or serial killers. Justifying an attack in any way is senseless and offensive. These animals are unstable.

  • Lori Wilson

    Only a stupid Owner of dogs would own a pit bull in the first place.But even if the owner is not an idiot the pit bull is still a time bomb waiting to go off at any time for no reason, a land shark that no matter the training will express I.

    t’s DNA and rip some unsuspecting kids face off, that is just what they are and what they do.

    I am sick of hearing this blame the owner not the dog mantra,a.

    ll that does is get the dog off the hook so it can do no wrong and is never held accountable or stopped from doing again what it has criminally already done.

    Nothing is ever done to the owner and in with this mantra the dog is untouchable so both get off scott free when it has attacked someone.

    Pit Bull’s are naturally breed killers and have no place in a city or where they can interact with humans period.

    The best solution to this is what happened in Powell River where a tan pit bull was drowned, most likely after it attacked someone.

    The only good Pit bull is a dead one.

  • Responsible_pitbull_mama

    I have been a long time lurker on DD & now I feel I have to speak up! I think morbid is completely ignorant when it comes to the pitbull breed. He specifically targets them even though there are more attacks by German shepherds/ chow chows every year! Pitbulls can be loving gentle & amazing additions to a family, if raised by the right owner. It isn’t the breeds fault that a few ppl take advantage of them, because of their dark history & make the whole breed look bad, because of abuse, negligence, or improper training/ not spaying or neutering. They are just normal dogs they aren’t different than any other dogs I have been with my two pitbulls for 11 years. They are by my side constantly! They sleep in bed with my boyfriend & I every night! I rescued one of them from “death row” they are GREAT with children & smaller animals. I’m tired of the hate & prejudice on this website ! there are a lot of irresponsible owners & violent attacks by all kinds of dogs every year. For every 10 pitbull stories morbid posts he only posts a couple times about other gruesome breed attacks but there are a LOT more! Everybody focuses on the bad things that have happened to pits due to ignorant & terrible owners., not realizing these dogs can also be best friends, gentle, & loyal. Dont be mad at the pitbulls blame the terrible owners! A lot of pitbulls are in shelters & have an extremely hard time finding homes because of this stereotyping & I’m sick of it! I will never own anything other than a pitbull they will love u more than any other breed! If you want unconditional love & a best friend friend for life please rescue a shelter pitbull! Nobody ever shows the amazing things these dogs are capable of! I will always try to enlighten ppl & try to get them to see both sides of the story. click this link to see the amazing things pitbulls have done. Educate yourself before you discriminate against an entire race! There is no such thing as bad dogs only bad ppl, that cause them to be that way. https://sites.google.com/site/pitbullheroesmap/home

  • Lori Wilson

    BONNIE V. BEAVER, BS, DVM, MS, DACVB, Professor and Chief of Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University
    Executive Director, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
    By its origin, a pit bull is a fighting dog that takes very little stimulous to initiate aggression, and it will continue to fight regardless of what happens.

    Pit bulldogs have been responsible for about 70 percent of the deaths of humans killed by dogs since 1979.

    The AVMA warns veterinarians to be careful about supplying behavioural evaluations of dogs for insurance purposes.

    “It’s risky for veterinarians,” said Dr. Beaver, explaining that there are many situations in which a dog may behave aggressively, and temperament tests can’t rule out the possibility of aggression. “You don’t have temperament tests that can identify all possibilities.”

    KATHRYN HAWKINS, DVM
    After seeing another dog die from a pit bull attack, I feel compelled to write. The opinion that pit bulls are “mean because of the way they are raised” is often not the case.

    A Both of the dogs I took care of that died were attacked unprovoked by pit bulls that were in families that raised them responsibly. Just as a retriever is bred to hunt birds — an instinct you can’t stop — many pit bulls have a genetic tendency to attack other animals.

    When they do, they are extremely powerful and don’t quit. I have never been bitten or growled at by a pit bull — they are very friendly. But when the instinct to attack another animal occurs, they cause serious damage, or death.

    They don’t bite people any more often than other breeds but when they do, it’s bad. The aggressiveness toward other animals and damage they do is not because of “the way they are raised” — it is usually due to a genetic instinct not in the control of the owner.

    ARTHUR HERM, veterinarian, animal control
    He said he disagrees with those people who believe they can train aggressiveness out of dogs, and added he believes aggressiveness is “inherent” and “genetic” in all dogs while pit bulls “seem to have more of that.”

    MICHAEL W. FOX, veterinarian, animal behaviorist
    “I spent 20 years studying the behavior of dogs and it’s not in their nature. Man, has created a monster, If you wish…These dogs were selectively bred to fight, they have greater propensity to fight than other animals, which is brought out in training.”

    “They can attack people, and because the attitudes of Pit Bulls it is more likely they will attack people. The worry is the power of the dogs jaw…to bite and not let go. It’s quite sufficient to crush right through a child’s arm or leg.”

    SHERYL BLAIR, Tufts Veterinary School symposium – Animal Aggression: Dog Bites and the Pit Bull Terrier
    The injuries these dogs inflict are more serious than other breeds because they go for the deep musculature and don’t release; they hold and shake.

    Colleen Hodges, Veterinary Public Health spokeswoman
    Some families think that they can raise a loving pet if they treat a pit bull like any other dog. They may not realize that the dog was bred to fight and that some of these dogs may have fighting in their genes.
    They are tough, strong, tenacious. They are much more capable of inflicting serious damage, and some of them do. I would not recommend pits as a family dog.

    GARY WILKES, animal behaviorist
    No other breed in America is currently bred for fighting, in such great numbers as the American Pit Bull Terrier. No other breed has instinctive behaviors that are so consistently catastrophic when they occur, regardless of how rarely they happen.

    The reality is that every English Pointer has the ability to point a bird. Every Cattle Dog has the ability to bite the heel of a cow and every Beagle has the ability to make an obnoxious bugling noise when it scents a rabbit or sees a cat walking on the back fence. Realistically, if your English Pointer suddenly and unpredictably points at a bird in the park, nobody cares.

    If my Heeler nips your ankle, I’m going to take care of your injuries and probably be fined for the incident. If your Beagle bugles too much, you’ll get a ticket for a noise violation. If your Pit Bull does what it’s bred to do…well, you fill in the blank.

  • Lori Wilson

    TRISH KING, Director, Behavior & Training Dept. Marin Humane Society

    “There is no direct eye contact or very little direct eye contact. It is very quick and over with. Which is one reason why with pit bulls and rottweilers, we have problems. Because they’re bred to do direct eye contact and so they are off putting to other dogs and actually scary to other dogs.”

    The fourth undesirable characteristic – arousal or excitement – is actually the most problematic. Many bully dogs cannot seem to calm themselves down once they get excited. And once they get excited all their behaviors are exacerbated.

    Thus, if a dog is over-confident and has a tendency to body slam or mount, he or she will really crash into the other dog or person when he’s aroused, sometimes inadvertently causing injury. He may begin to play-bite, and then bite harder and harder and harder.

    When you try to stop the behavior, the dog often becomes even more “aggressive.” In this way, play can turn into aggression fairly quickly. Research on the brain has shown that excited play has exactly the same chemistry as extreme anger. This allows a play behavior to switch quickly into aggression. And, once the dog has become aggressive a few times, the switch is much easier.

    DIANE JESSUP, pit bull expert, breeder, former ACO
    “Jessup, the animal control officer in Olympia, uses two pit bulls to train police and animal control officers on surviving dogs attacks.
    Unlike dogs who are nippers and rippers, her pit bulls are typically “grippers” who bite down and hang onto their victims.”

    Jessup believes that much of dog behavior comes from their genes. “I truly believe that a dog is about 90% genetics,” says Jessup.
    on protection sports

    This difference in “sheepdog versus bulldog” mentality in a trainer is best understood when training the “out!” or release command. It is common practice for those training shepherds and sheepdog types to use force such as hard leash corrections or electric shock to get the dog to release the sleeve.

    Sadly, I had one young man come to me because a club trainer was slugging his little Am Staff female in the nose, till she bled, trying to get her to release the sleeve.

    She would not! And of course she would not! She was a good little bulldog, hanging on for dear life, just as her bull and bear baiting ancestors of old did.

    She was a super little gripping dog, who took the pain she experienced as just “part of the job” once her owner set her upon the sleeve. And this is the response from well bred pit bulldogs—to ignore pain while gripping. It is, after all, what they are bred for! Give me a bulldog like her, rather than one which will allow itself to be yanked off the sleeve due to pain.

    MICHAEL BURNS, Los Angeles Animal Control Lt.
    You have a dog that has aggressive tendencies enhanced through constant and incestuous breeding. If there are some recessive genes on the aggressive or psychotic side, they will make themselves manifest.

    They are different. There’s an absence of the normal sounds a dog makes when it attacks. It’s almost a workmanlike way they hold on in an attack. It’s a persistence I haven’t seen in any other breed.

    KURT LAPHAM, a field investigator for the West Coast Regional office of the Humane Society
    Most breeds do not multiple-bite. A pit bull attack is like a shark attack: He keeps coming back.

    DAVID GENDREGSKE, Clare County MI Animal Control Director
    “In my opinion they appeal to the most irresponsible pet owners and to younger people,” he said.

    “The younger people have no jobs to support the animal, or they have to move where animals aren’t allowed and (the dogs) end up here.” Certain people like pit bulls because they are intimidating, he said. “They want to scare people. It’s an intimidation thing.

    They’re number one with those being incarcerated. If there’s a dog left behind (when someone is sentenced to jail or prison), it’s always a pit bull,” he said. He cited the time a pit bull got out of a car and attacked a horse.

    He was pulled off, but he went back and grabbed the throat. He was pulled off again and again and went back after different parts of the horse. “What kind of a dog but a pit bull would do that?” he asked. “All dogs can bite but not with that ferocity. “ Some people will say that how a pit bull acts and reacts is dependent upon how the dog is raised, he said.

    “But he was raised to kill for centuries,” he said. “You can’t breed it out in one generation.” If the popularity of pit bulls is a fad, it’s a long term one, he said. “I keep seeing more and more pit bulls,” he said. “It’s getting worse.”

    Pit bulls, he said, are not good as a working dog, except for perhaps wild boar hunting. “And they’re not one of the smarter breeds,” he said, despite other’s beliefs that they are intelligent.

  • Lori Wilson

    KEVIN COUTTS, Head Dog Ranger, Rotorua, New Zealand
    There was concern among dog authorities about American pitbulls being allowed into New Zealand as they were dangerous, unpredictable animals, Mr Coutts said.

    “A lot of people in this town get them because they are a staunch dog and they will fight. They are perceived as vicious … It’s frustrating they were ever allowed in the country … we can’t go back now though,” Mr Coutts said.

    COUTTS’ comment on a pit car mauling
    This sort of thing happens when people own this breed of dog and then don’t look after them.

    VICTORIA STILWELL, celebrity dog trainer
    Presas are not to be fooled with, they’re dangerous. You’ve got a fighting breed here. You’ve got a dog that was bred for fighting. You’ve got one of the most difficult breeds to handle.

    CESAR MILAN, celebrity dog trainer
    “Yeah, but this is a different breed…the power that comes behind bull dog, pit bull, presa canario, the fighting breed – They have an extra boost, they can go into a zone, they don’t feel the pain anymore. He is using the bulldog in him, which is way too powerful, so we have to ‘make him dog’ (I guess as in a “regular” dog) so we can actually create the limits.

    So if you are trying to create submission in a fighting breed, it’s not going to happen. They would rather die than surrender.”. If you add pain, it only infuriates them..to them pain is that adrenaline rush, they are looking forward to that, they are addicted to it…

    That’s why they are such great fighters.” Cesar goes on to say…”Especially with fighting breeds, you’re going to have these explosions over and over because there’s no limits in their brain.”

    GARRETT RUSSO, dog trainer
    I estimate Medical & Veterinary bills related to injuries caused by pit bulls in the Tompkins Square dog run in 2011, $140,000.00. Estimated Medical (human) & Veterinary (canine) bills from all other breeds and mixed breeds combined during the same period, $5,000.00. (Estimate gathered from reports to by owners to the dog park association.)

    STEVE DUNO, dog trainer, pit bull owner
    “The dogs that participated in these attacks weren’t Pekingese. You don’t have herds of Pekingese roaming the city attacking people. When someone says all breeds are created equal, well then they’re denying the definition of what a breed is. Breed serves a particular purpose.”

    “I like them. They’re eager. They’re athletic. They’re aesthetically pleasing. But even if they’re bred perfectly, they can be problematic, particularly with other dogs.”

    “When you combine the breed specific behaviors … with owners who either don’t give a rip, or with owners who (have) too much dog, you have a problem.”

    JEAN DONALDSON, dog trainer
    Most commonly, she sees dogs with aggression problems. While she’s a fierce opponent of “breed bans” like the proposed outlawing of pit bulls that San Francisco debated two years ago, she believes it’s undeniable that some breeds are predisposed to violence.

    Many breeds that were bred as guardians or fighting dogs were carefully designed to not like strangers, she says. She thinks it’s disingenuous of breeders to further enhance this trait, and then expect owners to compensate with training.

    ARLENE STERLING, Newaygo County, MI Chief Animal Control Officer
    “It is genetically inbred in them to be aggressive. They can be very nice dogs, but they are very prey driven and they are extremely strong. It makes them high risk dogs and it makes them extremely dangerous.”

    BOB KERRIDGE, New Zealand SPCA executive director
    “That is the only real way to solve this problem – is to license owners and to give them the responsibility that goes with owning a dog. It would be extremely useful when you have a neighbour who is concerned about that dog next door. You can look at it and see they don’t have a license and take it away. That’s owner responsibility.”

    “We led the charge to stop the importation of the pitbull because of the concerns they would be crossbred with other dogs… But there’s not a lot we can do about that because it’s happened. We wish someone had listened all those years ago.”

    JIM CROSBY, pit bull hired gun
    “Line breeding tends to concentrate recessive traits. The propensity for violent attacks by a dog would be a recessive trait.”

    MELANIE PFEIFFER, veterinary assistant
    Working in a veterinary hospital, you are exposed to all kinds of animal trauma. One of the more common ones is dog fights. I can honestly say that in three out of four cases, an American pit bull terrier is involved. Many times, we are able to save the life of the afflicted, but yesterday, we were not.

    I propose that all owned American pit bull terriers be registered and all breeding be halted indefinitely. How many mutilated faces, mangled limbs, butchered pets and even human deaths does it take to convince us that this breed needs to be phased out?

    DIANE JESSUP, Washington pit bull owner and expert
    “It’s not sensible to get an animal bred for bringing a 2,000-pound bull to its knees and say I’m going to treat this like a soft-mouth Labrador,” says Jessup, the former animal-control officer. She blames novice owners, as much as actual criminals, for bringing the breed into disrepute. “It’s a capable animal, and it’s got to be treated as such.”

    JOHN ROCKHOLT, South Carolina dogman
    “It’s inhumane not to allow them to fight. If you have to encourage them to fight they are not worth the powder it would take to blow them away. To never allow them any kind of combat…That’s inhumane.”

    RAY BROWN, former pit bull owner, breeder, dog fighter
    Pit bulls didn’t become dangerous because we fight them; we fight them because the English specifically bred them to be dangerous.

    MARK PAULHUS, HSUS southeast regional coordinator
    If it chooses to attack, it’s the most ferocious of all dogs. I’ve never known of a pit bull that could be called off (during a fight). They lose themselves in the fight.

    F.L. DANTZLER, HSUS director of field services
    “They’re borderline dogs. They’re right on the edge all of the time. Even if the dogs are not trained or used for fighting, and even though they are generally good with people, their bloodline makes them prone to violence.”

  • Lori Wilson

    ALEXANDRA SEMYONOVA, animal behaviorist
    You will also not prevent the dog from being what he is genetically predisposed to be. Because the inbred postures and behaviors feel good, fitting the body and brain the dog has been bred with, they are internally motivated and internally rewarded.
    This means that the behavior is practically impossible to extinguish by manipulating external environmental stimuli.

    The reward is not in the environment, but in the dog itself! As Coppinger and Coppinger (2001, p. 202) put it, “The dog gets such pleasure out of performing its motor pattern that it keeps looking for places to display it.” Some dogs get stuck in their particular inbred motor pattern.

    As pointed out above, this kind of aggression has appeared in some other breeds as an unexpected and undesired anomaly – the golden retriever, the Berner Senne hund, the cocker spaniel have all had this problem.

    The lovers of aggressive breeds try to use these breeding accidents to prove that their aggressive breeds are just like any other dog, “see, they’re no different from the cuddly breeds.” But a cuddly breed sometimes ending up stuck with a genetic disaster does not prove that the behavior is normal canine behavior. All it proves is that the behavior is genetically determined.

    “These dogs aren’t killers because they have the wrong owners, rather they attract the wrong owners because they are killers.” The 100 Silliest Things People say about dogs.

    JOHN FAUL, animal behaviorist
    Faul said they were dangerous and a threat to life. He said the pitbull was bred to be absolutely fearless and had a “hair-trigger” attack response.

    “The cardinal rule is that these dogs are not pets,” he said.

    “The only way to keep them is in a working environment.”

    He said the only relationship one could have with the pitbull was one of “dominance, sub-dominance”, in which the dog was reminded daily of its position.

    ANDREW ROWAN, PhD, Tufts Center for Animals
    “A pit bull is trained to inflict the maximum amount of damage in the shortest amount of time. Other dogs bite and hold. A Doberman or a German shepherd won’t tear if you stand still.

    A pit bull is more likely to remove a piece of tissue. Dogs fight as a last resort under most circumstances. But a pit bull will attack without warning. If a dog shows a submissive characteristic, such as rolling over most dogs wills top their attack. A pit bull will disembowel its victim.”

    “A study by Dr Randall Lockwood of the US Humane Society found that pit bulls are more likely to break restraints to attack someone and that pit bulls are more likely to attack their owners, possibly as a result of owners trying to separate their dogs from victims.”

    Jørn Va?ge, Tina B Bønsdorff, Ellen Arnet, Aage Tverdal and Frode Lingaas, Differential gene expression in brain tissues of aggressive and non-aggressive dogs
    The domestic dog (Canis familiaris), with its more than 400 recognised breeds [1], displays great variation in behaviour phenotypes.

    Favourable behaviour is important for well-being and negative traits such as aggression may ruin the owner-dog relationship and lead to relinquishment to shelters or even euthanasia of otherwise healthy dogs [2,3].

    Behavioural traits result from an interaction of both genetic and environmental factors. Breed specific behavioural traits such as hunting, herding and calmness/aggression are, however, evidence of a large genetic component and specific behaviours show high heritabilities [4-8].

    ALAN BECK, Sc.D
    However, Alan Beck, director of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine Center of the Human-Animal Bond, favors letting the breed go into extinction.

    “This breed alone is a risk of serious public health factors,” Beck said. “We are keeping them alive against their own best interests.”

    Beck said while he does not advocate taking dogs from current and caring owners, he does feel that it has become more of a social and political issue for people than a health one.

    “If these dogs were carrying an actual disease, people would advocate euthanizing them,” Beck said. “This breed itself is not natural.”

    “It has this sort of mystique that attracts a population of people. Of course, most of these dogs are never going to bite, as champions of the breed will tell you. But most people who smoke don’t get cancer, but we know regulations help reduce a significant risk.”

    “I know you’re going to get beat up for this. But they just aren’t good dogs to own. That’s why so many of them are relinquished to shelters. There are too many other breeds out there to take a chance on these guys.”

    MERRITT CLIFTON, journalist, Animal People editor
    There are very few people, if any, who have written more on behalf of dogs over the past 40-odd years than I have, or spent more time down the back alleys of the developing world observing dogs in the habitats in which normal dogs came to co-evolve with humans.

    But appreciation of the ecological roles of street dogs & coyotes, exposing dog-eating and puppy mills, opposition to indiscriminate lethal animal control, introduction of high-volume low-cost spay/neuter and anti-rabies vaccination, introduction of online adoption promotion, encouraging the formation of thousands of new humane societies worldwide, etc., are not to be confused with pit bull advocacy.

    Pit bull advocacy is not defending dogs; it is defending the serial killers of the dog world, who kill, injure, and give bad reputations to all the rest. Indeed, pit bull advocacy, because it erodes public trust in dogs and people who care about dogs, stands a good chance of superseding rabies as the single greatest threat to the health, well-being, and human appreciation of all dogs worldwide.

    STANLEY COREN, PhD
    “A dog’s breed tells us a lot about that dog’s genetic heritage and makeup. Genetics is a strong determinant of personality. In the absence of any other information, we can make a reasonable prediction about how the dog will behave based upon its breed.” p 84

    “When we crossbreed, we lose some of that predictability, since which genes will be passed on by each parent and how they will combine is a matter of chance. Fortunately, there is some data to suggest that we can still make predispositions without knowing much about its parentage.

    John Paul Scott and John L Fuller carried out a series of selective breeding experiments at the Jackson Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine. By happy chance, their results revealed a simple rule that seems to work. Their general conclusion was that a mixed breed dog is most likely to act like the breed that it most looks like.” p 77

    Dog trainers/animal control, Pit Bull breeders, owners, fanciers, experts

  • Lori Wilson

    Behaviorists/veterinarians

    RANDALL LOCKWOOD, PhD
    Randall Lockwood, who said he has witnessed the best and worst of pit bulls, said illegal dog-fighting is perpetuating dogs that are hazards to humans and other animals. Shaped by dog-fight enthusiasts, they are “a perversion of everything normal dogs should do. What they’ve created is a canine psychopath.”

    “Fighting dogs lie all the time. I experienced it first hand when I was investigating three pit bulls that killed a little boy in Georgia. When I went up to do an initial evaluation of the dog’s behavior, the dog came up to the front of the fence, gave me a nice little tail wag and a “play bow” — a little solicitation, a little greeting. As I got closer, he lunged for my face.”

    The pit bull, in its purebred or mixed form, has been responsible for most of the fatal dog attacks on humans in the last two years. In 1987, there were eight deaths from dog attacks in the country, and seven involved pit bulls. In 1986, there were 13 deaths, seven involving pit bulls. But pit bulls have been victimized by hype.

    The dogs are no strangers to ordinances. A pit bull ban was passed in London in the 1400s.

    These dogs can be canine crocodiles. They have a dark and bloody history.

    In the United States, pets are considered property in the eyes of the law. And one of the most hotly defended rights of the individual is the right to own anything, no matter how stupid or dangerous the choice — even when what someone wants to own is a threat to them, their family, and the community around them.

    FRANKLIN LOEW, dean of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
    I’m not aware of any other breed of animal that has ever been singled out this way. This is man biting dog.

    HUGH WIRTH, veterinarian
    RSPCA Victoria president Dr Hugh Wirth said the dogs were a menace and were not suitable as pets for anyone.

    “They are time bombs waiting for the right circumstances.”

    “The American pit bull terrier is lethal because it was a breed that was developed purely for dog fighting, in other words killing the opposition.

    “They should never have been allowed into the country. They are an absolute menace.”

    “The fact of life is that the community doesn’t want American pit bull terriers. They’ve said it loud and clear over and over again – they want them banned.”

    GRAEME SMITH, veterinarian
    My views about associating a breed with dangerous behaviours were challenged over time as I saw the impact of Pit Bull attacks. Talking to owners with dogs of this breed who have themselves been turned on, it became clear that these animals are unpredictable and when they attack they can cause serious injury or death.

    It is very hard to give Pit Bulls the benefit of the doubt.
    Avoiding the identification of dogs and their behaviours by their breed means the legislation in place can be such that allows these Pit Bulls “one free bite.” This “one free bite” can have fatal consequences.

    If it looks like a Pit Bull, it is a Pit Bull.
    What’s at stake is the safety of people and their own pets in the wider community, there is no room for gambling with an unpredictable animal.

    And that is so often the case. No one knows where these dogs are until they come out and cause some form of grief. My position is about protecting the public and other animals from these animals.

    NICHOLAS DODMAN, BVMS, ACVB, ACVA
    Rottweilers were originally bred to guard the money of peasants returning home from the city of Rottweil in Germany, so their fierceness was prized. Staffordshire bull terriers and pit bulls were programmed to deliver a full crushing bite to the noses of bulls. “They’re locked and loaded,” as Dodman puts it.

    on breed profiling
    But Dodman defends the practice. “The insurance companies have no ax to grind,” he says. They base their decisions on actuarial statistics showing that certain breeds in certain homes are a recipe for trouble and the cause of lawsuits.

    on the MA muzzling law
    After a spate of attacks by pit bulls this summer, Massachusetts lawmakers passed legislation requiring the dogs to be muzzled in public. Some pit bull owners protested, but a Tufts expert says the law may be a good idea. Breeds like pit bulls and Rottweilers, says animal behavior expert Nick Dodman, are hardwired for aggression.

    “Some of these dogs are as dangerous as a loaded handgun,” Dodman– director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at TuftsSchool of Veterinary Medicine – said in an interview with The Boston Globe Magazine.

    Genetics play a big role.

    “No doubt about it, pit bulls are genetically predisposed toward aggression,” he told the magazine. “Justas certain breeds of dogs were bred to herd, certain were bred to hunt, certain to point, and others to swim.”

    While most pet owners accept that their dogs have certain genetic behavioral characteristics, there is still resistance to the idea that some dogs are more dangerous than others.

    “Everybody accepts [genetic behaviors like herding or hunting] until you throw in the word ‘aggression’ and things like a full, crushing bite, which some breeds were specifically bred for in the past.”

    Statistics on dog attacks reinforce the link between certain dogs and dangerous behavior.

    “It’s like a scene from “Casablanca” when they say, ‘Roundup the usual suspects,’” Dodman told the Globe.“It’s always German shepherds, chow, husky, pit bull.The numbers do the talking.”

    He added that pit bulls and Rottweilers alone account for more than 50 percent of the fatal dog attacks every year. Despite the danger, the owners of these dogs often fail to take proper precautions.

    “A lot of owners of aggressive breeds are suffering from denial and ignorance, because no one wants to be fingered as having that kind of dog,” Dodman said.

    “Genetics does play a role and people who think it doesn’t are kidding themselves,” says Dodman. “The pit bull is notorious for a very hard bite. They are always No. 1 in the lethal dog bite parade. The dog was bred for pit fighting. It was bred to never give up, to bite and hang on.”

    KATHERINE HOUPT, VMD, PhD, DACVB
    Says Katherine Houpt, director of the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell and author of Domestic Animal Behavior: “Different breeds have genetic predispositions to certain kinds of behavior, though that can be influenced by how they are raised. The pit bull is an innately aggressive breed, often owned by someone who wants an aggressive dog, so they’re going to encourage it.”

    “I have seen so many pit bulls taken by very nice, very dog-savvy people who did all the right things,” said Houpt. “They take them to socialization class, they take them to obedience school, they are fine for a few years, and then they kill the neighbor’s dog.”

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Jaded

    Knock it the fuck off already. How ’bout we just summarize all this shit into one neat little comment and move on?

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Morbid

    Are the readers of this site this goddamn stupid? WE POST BAD NEWS! I have animal attacks of all kinds on this site. If you are unhappy with the way pit bulls are represented, then take it up with the news channel I LINK TO IN EVERY ARTICLE. For years I have asked people to send me any RECENT story regarding a dog of any breed mauling someone to death and I will post it. In that time, I have gotten FIVE stories – all of which I posted.

  • Marc Brown

    These pit bulls were loyal. They saved their genes for their owner — thank heavens.

  • Marc Brown

    The pit nuts are breeding a million extra pit bulls every year, that end up in shelter incinerators cos no one — not even the pit nuts — wants them. The newest pit fanatics’ chant is ‘hold the owners accountable!’ I guess these pit bulls decided to do just that. They aren’t the only ones. Eleven people have been killed this year so far by the ‘family pit bull’. The sad part is, seven of those were children, who had no say in what their parents were held accountable for by the frankenmaulers.

  • newstarshipsmell

    ROFL. My favorite tongue-twister is “nipple-to-clit tit-clamp.” Try saying that five times really quickly.

  • newstarshipsmell

    They sleep in bed with my boyfriend & I every night!

    …the last time he saw 32-year-old Darla Napora was when he was leaving for work. She was sleeping in the bed with their two pit bulls — Gunner, a 2-year-old male and Tazi, a 6-year-old female.
    http://www.dreamindemon.com/2011/08/15/pit-bull-advocate-killed-by-her-pit-bull/

    It was nice knowing you.

  • JohnQknowitall

    Thank god it was the owner and not some poor INNOCENT victim.

  • JohnQknowitall

    Do you feel that strongly that you would give your real name and address so that readers who adopt a Pit from a shelter or rescue after reading your recommendation can either send you a letter of thanks -or- when they or someone else is injured due to your recommendation to adopt a Pit as a family pet, their attorney can send you a personalized letter?

  • Flomox

    me too… ahhh LOLOL I can’t read the rest of the article

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com Count Rackula

    Morbid, if you actually wrote your own version of the bible, it would be a version I would actually read.

    Get to work.

    Praise Morbid!

  • Taster’sChoice

    Wow that’s very fascinating. I never heard that before but it makes sense…

  • Taster’sChoice

    MEH… Cats are for lazy pet owners who can’t appreciate doing a small amount of work for a much larger pay off. Fuck a damn cat. Achooooo!

  • Jessie

    I actually agree with you :-) Cats ARE for lazy pet owners. They are SO easy. If I wanted another needy creature I’d have another kid :-p And cats are usually really sweet and loyal to their actual owners. At least mine are. There is a payoff, I promise. There was a study done once that showed that cat owners handled stress better than owners of any other pet. They used actual equipment to measure stress and how it drops when you pet a cat. I’m going to see if I can locate it…

  • Taster’sChoice

    While I will agree that it isn’t always convenient to have to go home and “deal with your dog,” I’ve found that the love and compassion that is returned to be leaps and bounds (pun intended) to any bother they cause. Not sure what the value is in whatever stress test you’re looking for. You can’t come up with any document to steer me in that direction even if cat ownership was the cure for male pattern baldness… Fuckers make me sneeze. Among other things…

  • Disturbia

    I don’t get why you think it’s always the owner’s fault. I’m sure that for a large number of situations that is the case, but there are dogs of all breeds that will spontaneously attack over small things such a sudden scare, ill-timed petting, stepping on the dog (on accident), getting close to the food bowl, petting the other animal, etc. These are things that happen occasionally to all owners but with most other breeds, the dog might bite you or snap at you but then it stops. With pitbulls it seems once that switch is activated it doesn’t turn off until it’s dominated you which often means tearing all your flesh off. WTF are you supposed to do to prevent that?

    To me that is scary as shit and not worth the risk. If other people want to take that risk, then I really hope they don’t have kids and they at least keep the animal inside so it’s their life on the line and not someone else’s.

  • Jessie

    That’s what I mean when I say its the owners fault. Not because they are good or bad, but because they took the risk in the first place. You walk around w a loaded gun in your pocket, you can’t be too upset if it accidentally goes off.

  • http://www.dreamindemon.com/ Athena

    I knew there had to be something. Pro-two kid limit; pro-MSG… I knew you were too good to be true…

  • Jessie

    Hahaha, don’t forget love of the Wu ;-) dogs are wonderful creatures, just not for me. Too much work dude. Can we still be friends?

  • Disturbia

    I absolutely agree then.

  • Brittany

    I would just Like to know WHY his balls were so close to the dog’s face? I have a scenario in mind… It goes a Little like this; Man: here Puppy puppy… I have a treat for you!!! :pup runs over excitedly: Man: here it is fella, some peanut butter balls… :lick lick lick: the man lays back and enjoys. Man: easy pooch… OWE MY BALLS!!!!! stop eating my Peanut butter balls!!!!! … as he passes out… I think the DOG is the Victim here!!!!!

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