Pit Bull Fatal Attack Statistics

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UPDATE: March 2014 (Added a video, and added new citations)

Think about the facts before you judge.  Pit Bull Statistics are what they are. It’s how you choose to interpret them, or listen to the biased interpretations.

  • According to the American Temperament Test Society, temperament evaluations of American Pit Bull Terriers shows that this breed has a very high passing rate of 82.6%.
  • The average passing rate for the other 121 breeds of dogs in the tests: 77%.

Look at the facts below.  Pit Bulls have gone through so much, yet they’re still less likely to attack you then a Rottweiler, German Shepherd, or a Chow.  Pit Bulls are facing bans across the United States and across the world, yet society is to blame, because they’re the ones tearing the breed apart.   For many people, Pit Bulls are nothing more then an asset, for making money.  These people mass produce Pit Bulls, force them to fight for their lives, and when they lose their fight, they’re killed.  Many situations occur where the Pit Bull will be hung, electrocuted, shot, etc., yet THEY ARE THE ONES TO BLAME?  I find that a little contradicting dont you?

Pit Bull Statistics

The Pit Bull breed makes up 5-9.6% of the United States dog population.  In 2007, there were above 72 million dogs in the United States provided by American Veterinary Medical Association.  That’s between 3,600,000 and 6,912,000 Pit Bull breed dogs in the United States.

So, for our example we’ll take the average percent between 5 and 9.6, and use 7.3 percent, which would give an average estimation of the Pit Bull population in the United States.  That leaves us with 5,256,000 Pit Bulls.

Other dog populations (United States):

(estimation) Pit Bulls: 5,256,000

(estimation) Rottweilers: 900,000

(estimation) German Shepherds: 780,000

(estimation) Chows: 240,000

Fatal attacks by these breeds of dogs (1979-1998):

Pit Bulls: 66

Rottweilers: 39

German Shepherds: 17

Chows: 8

When we divide the population by the fatal attacks, we can get a percentage based on the dogs probability of fatally attacking a human.

Pit Bulls: .00125 %

Rottweilers: .00433 %

German Shepherds: .00217%

Chow: .00333%

WELL, it would seem the Pit Bull is at the bottom of the list.  4 times as many Rottweilers, 2 times as many German Shepherds, and 3 times as many Chows are involved in Fatal Attacks based on the population percentage.  It is only logical that if there are more Pit Bulls there would be more attacks.    Lets take a little less blame on the breed and put a little more blame on the people.  Through all they’ve been through, the Pit Bull still triumphs.

CITATIONS

http://www.thetruthaboutpitbulls.com

http://www.nopetsleftbehind.com/Bully_Breeds.html

https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Statistics/Pages/Market-research-statistics-US-Pet-Ownership-Demographics-Sourcebook.aspx

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  2. I rescued a pitbull over 2 years ago. She went thru horrible treatment by her previous owners. They did a home clip job on her ears. They became infected. Leaving her with no ears at all. She was under feed , abused and left at a shelter. She is a little food aggressive. With good reason. I feed them at the same time different places. They are in a fenced back yard. I’m responsible.
    With all of that she is the most loving adorable pet I’ve ever owned. I have 3 other dogs. Two are boxers and one schnauzer. They all are very sweet.

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  4. OP is scewing the facts to fraudulently protect pit bulls.
    No surprise, since he is biased towards pit bulls.
    Fucking tell the truth, don’t scew it. Pit bulls are dangerous and the people who have them are irresponsible.

    • I could see if I had no sources. Which recently I didn’t because old links died. However, I’ve updated the sources, which are reputable. So please tell me how the facts are skewed. There is a different perspective, but nothing is fraudulent. If you recall I did say Pit Bulls have the capability to be dangerous, as do many animals and tasks in the world. And if you bothered to check many of the fatal attacks are from wild Pit Bulls packs in cities where they’re bred, multiplied and are homeless. Or they’re from neglectful owners, who don’t understand why the Pit Bull they’ve kept secluded his whole life just attacked someone. What do you think is going to happen? The reports are listed in order on wikipedia.

      http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-21/abandoned-dogs-roam-detroit-in-packs-as-humans-dwindle.html

      Here’s a source. 50,000 stray dogs in Detroit. The animal shelters are reporting most of the dogs they find are Pits. So if 25,001 Pit Bulls are roaming the mean streets of Detroit and they’re so dangerous, why aren’t there dozens of killings a day? There should be if they’re as dangerous as you say, right?

  5. Pit bulls make up only about 6% of the total U.S. dog population yet in 2013 pit bulls contributed to 78% dog bite related deaths. Pit Bulls are beautiful and can be loving dogs for years and one day, something happens and they turn and attack. We’ve personally experienced it. Pit Bulls are a dangerous breed and should not be allowed in the general public.

    • Pit Bulls do not just turn and attack… If they were genetically inbred and you bought the dog from a criminal looking dude, then they might. But there is nothing genetically present in a Pit Bull to make them just turn one day. There are always signs before a dog attacks a person, it’s not just a sudden switch.

      • I’ll have to tell my wife that they don’t suddenly switch. My wife and I walk everyday and two, 2 year old Pit Bulls attacked both of us and put me in the hospital and a retired military dog handler helped us. Their were 22 people that seen the attack and everyone of them said that we did nothing. We are getting the video and it has been televise. All I have to say to you, is that when your Pitbull gets you or your family, let us know! Love to hear your story. I hear it all, it loving, would not bite, its so cute…… Then kills…. Good for you!

        • I never say Pits can’t or won’t bite. I’m respectful of what the breed is capable of, because it’s powerful. But when owners give zero socialization with their dogs; coop them in the house all day, it creates a fuel for aggression. They both probably got out for the first time, which is obvious otherwise they would have attacked others before.

      • Dude, don’t you realize that by disseminating false information you could be giving someone considering pit bull ownership the green light. Now, unless you are volunteering to watch that dog during any time the owner is absent, you should refrain from giving the false impression that you have any idea what you are talking about. The pit bull’s ability to hide his true intentions have been well documented. As is a pit bull’s breeding to ignore “normal” dog etiquette. Pit bulls are bred to kill, and they will use all tools at their disposal to do just that.

        • Pit Bulls were not bred to kill, they were bred to be strong. Humans instilled the killing the past few decades. There’s a reason Pits weren’t a “social problem” until 25-30 years ago. They’re not hiding true intentions, like they’re masterminding some attack… owners just cannot read what a dog is thinking. I’ll have to write a post to show people how to determine what a dog is thinking, Pit Bull or not…

      • I can only hope that what happen to my family, will happen to yours. You will look on it in another light. Your facts are wrong.

      • Yes, they do and it’s known by people who aren’t brainwashed. You have to have consistent numbers. You take the same amount of dogs to get your statistics and pit bulls top the list. Don’t skew the facts to fit your warped perceptions. I knew a woman who raised them her entire 87 years of life and was attacked and subsequently died from her attacks. The attack happened WHILE SHE WAS ASLEEP.

      • The problem are not the dogs but the people who own them.
        Most dogs in general are untrained and not socialized properly.
        People keep them chained to a post their entire lives and wonder why they attack.
        My lab was viciously attacked by a pit bull that was off leash.
        It had attacked another dog before, how incredibly irresponsible.
        The 4 year old pitt was a rescue that the owner only had for 5 months . There are so many that are in shelters that have been abused, and they are adopted by people without enough knowledge. One moment the dogs were saying hello, and the next second it had its teeth into my dog and was shaking. So you cannot say that they do not turn and attack. This one did.
        I have always defended pit bulls as anyone who has seen a pit bull puppy cannot possibly imagine that they would one day be capable of so much violence. And here I am with my dog severely injured. How often do you hear about the Labrador retriever that killed a baby? It is irresponsible to ignore the breed. Many of you who defend the breed are taking an idealistic approach which I understand. But the reality is there are so many dumped in shelters with bad owners. Many of you who are defending pits are lucky enough never to have seen an attack and it is something that happens on tv or something you heard about. It is gruesome, fast and traumatic. Because of this irresponsible owner, not only is my dog injured, the life of the 2 pit bulls are also in jeopardy.
        Some of you who have loving pit bulls raised them properly, and socialized well. But the kinds of people who are attracted to the breed are not necessarily loving. Those are the people who leave a trail of blood. It breaks my heart that this pit bull will be put down.

    • Where do you get your numbers from? How do you know it’s 6% .. Tr following paragraph is taken from •( http://stubbydog.org/2012/05/pit-bulls-by-the-numbers/ ) “Sites like Dogsbite.org like to claim that pit bulls only make up 5 percent of the total dog population in the United States and are therefore “attacking” at a much higher rate than other dogs, but the truth is that there are no accurate statistics kept on the total number of dogs in this country, let alone dogs by type. The CDC clearly states this on its website: “There is currently no accurate way to identify the number of dogs of a particular breed, and consequently no measure to determine which breeds are more likely to bite or kill.” And while it’s anyone’s guess exactly how many pit bull type dogs there are in this country, it’s clear from looking around most cities, neighborhoods and shelters that dogs labeled as pit bulls are far more common than 5 percent.”

      • I know it’s not accurate, that’s why I give estimated numbers based on reports from places like dogsbite.org. If you’ll see I put estimate where it should go.

  6. Anyone who has been taught basic critical analysis skills will be struck right away by this site’s use a graph with no source. There’s no citation whatsoever for the data being presented as fact here. Second, one might notice that the headline is about “fatal attacks” but the graph is about “bites to population ratio.” Which means someone switched the measurement and hoped nobody would notice. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_dog_attacks_in_the_United_States#Fatalities_reported_in_2013 lists ACTUAL data for fatal attacks in which breed is recorded, and pit bulls make up about 75%. Sorry, that’s not bias, that’s just how someone reads data properly.

    • I’ve seen a few of these comments over time, and you’re absolutely right about the citations. I’m surprised this page hasn’t been called out on it more. There were citations when I made the page like 5 years ago, but I have a video I’ll be posting on this page that explains the lack of citations. Hint: the links died a few years ago. However I’m posting new links when I have time to update the page. Hopefully some time in the next few days. I will also tackle the wikipedia page you listed. I don’t disagree with the stats, but I do have an opinion on them that might be better put into a page of its own.

  7. umm… this dog needs more respect then it gets. never, ever blame a dog for the way it acts! If you’ve ever watched pitbulls and parolees you would know that even after everything its been through it’s still the most loving dog in the world. if anything, the human that raised the pitbull is to blam. clearly their head was up their butt when they thought it was okay to raise a pitbull like that! the whole pitbull’s are bad thing has just become a sterotype. they make it much more graphic then it actually is. that’s sad. makes me wanna puke.

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  9. I would really like to use this as a source in my research paper. Could you please email me your name?? I have a pit bull at home and she is the sweetest dog ever.

  10. Michael Maughan on

    I have a Pit Bull mix, Toby, who was a stray which I got from the Humane Society along with my other dog, Meko, who is a Boxer/Border Collie mix. They are best friends. They whine when they miss each other. I have had both of them since April of 2013. I have not had Toby attack me ONCE! He does play bite, but nothing to indicate that he is going to kill me. I will lay on the floor and he WANTS to cuddle with me! I think the only way he is going to kill me is to smother me with love.

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    • concerned mother on

      this is total BS the national study has proven that over 90 of fatal animal bites so far in 2014 have been pits. and last year was over 60% of the total pit bulls are dangerous! i am 5 months pregnant and was bitten trying to pet one

  12. Yes that is my actual e-mail i want to use this website to help me with a paper i am doing for journalism but i need the actual authors name not admin. Any chance i can get a name? Please
    thank you

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  14. I would love to use this page as a reference in a paper I am writing, the only way I can use this as a reference, is if I have an actual name, not admin for writing this page. is there any way I could have a name?

  15. I was just on dogbites.org and boy are they Misconstrued, they don’t know what they are really reporting. on their site it states that pit bulls have the highest fatality rate. Give me a break. I have two pit bulls that are the most loving and carefree dog I’ve ever had the pleasure to be around. They would rather lick you and play, than to be mean towards another human or animal. I really wish something would be published about how to raise an animal. Think about a human baby, if that baby knows nothing but the hurt people that is what is going to be that baby’s future. Now think of how a dog is raised, SAME THING!! teach the dog as a responsible dog owner to be kind, caring, and loving, and that is the kind of animal you will have. I have stopped watching the news because of the false reports toward the pit bull breed and I’m tired of strangers treating my dogs like they are the plaque. Animals, all breeds, are not born to be negative, they are taught that by their owners. Now, THINK ABOUT THAT!!!!!!!

  16. People who have putbulls as pets are in reality a bunch of sissys who need a this shit animal to look tough! You are a little sissy!

    • do you know why i have MY pitbull? because some loser drug dealer left him outside to die in 2 degree weather when he was 5 weeks old…not even long enough to be away from its mother..hes 7 now and hes been a great loving dog ever since…i dont think im a sissy like you say…i think i saved this pups life that night. most of my friends that have them rescued them as well from abusive owners…they are heros not sissys

  17. There’s a lot of things all these anti-bully people aren’t taking into consideration when they advocate these dog bans. First of all, “Pitbull” isn’t actually a breed. It’s a label that refers to a whole class of dogs that share similar characteristics. These dogs include Boxers, Bull Terriers, and the English bulldog. When you say Pitbull you could be referring to over forty – some existing breeds of dogs, and all cross breeds of those dogs as well.Are we just going to ban ALL of them? If so what happens to all the existing dogs that aren’t allowed in these places anymore? Pitbull type dogs are appallingly overbred and even if you think the information on this site is incorrect, they ARE being euthanized by the hundreds as it is. Are we going to start some crusade for their extinction? People never cease to amaze me with their need to single other creatures out when tragedy happens.

  18. There’s a lot of things all these anti-bully people aren’t taking into consideration when they advocate these dog bans. First of all, “Pitbull” isn’t actually a breed. It’s a label that refers to a whole class of dogs that share similar characteristics. These dogs include Boxers, Bull Terriers, and the English bulldog. When you say Pitbull you could be referring to over forty – some existing breeds of dogs, and all cross breeds of those dogs as well.Are we just going to ban ALL of them? If so what happens to all the existing dogs that aren’t allowed in these places anymore? Pitbull type dogs are appallingly overbred and even if you think the information on this site is incorrect, they ARE

  19. My name is Hanna Bumb. I adore my Pit Bull. He is five and a half months old and definitely a lover. I also have a pekingese puppy. He cuddles her, cleans her, and takes a bath with her. He’s not neutered yet either and is a WONDERFUL dog. He’s black and white, and he is a healthy, calm, lovely dog. I couldn’t ask for a better dog. Really. We also have two cats. He CUDDLES and CLEANS them too. They love it. He was RAISED right. Don’t band, or kill a pit bull JUST BECAUSE SOME PIT OWNERS DON’T KNOW HOW TO RAISE A DOG RIGHT. They’re perfect dogs, and they need a perfect family, and most importantly, a perfect owner. c:

    • When dog fighters travelled to America, they brought their pit bulls with them, and renamed them the “American Staffordshire Terrier”. In any case, pit bull breeding and fighting continued in the colonies, but in no way were the fighting dogs ever generally popular, nor were they ever suitable as family pets. The dog men knew better.

      • Dude, you’re pulling parts of facts that suit your situation. Pits that fought in those days were kept with the family, because they had dog aggression, not human aggression. The little rascals had 6 different Petey’s and all those dogs had dozens of kids jumping over him every day. Not once was there a reported bite

  20. its not the pitbull breed. its the way they are raised… I have owned 3 pitbulls and they are nothing but big babies. You should blame the owners and not the breed when it comes to attacks and dog fights because if they wouldn’t have raised them to be fighter or been mean to them they wouldn’t have turned mean and they wouldn’t have to be put to sleep at a young age….

  21. megan norris on

    I have been around pit bulls most my life I love the breed I have found theyh are big babys they want what any dog wants they want to be loved like any animal wants..

  22. None of the statistics listed above are even remotely accurate. The fatal attack number between the years of 1979-1998 listed as, what? 66?, is about 1/3 of the fatal attack from pit-bulls just last year ALONE. If the dogs are safe, then why do you have outright lie about the stats? Whoever put this garbage out knows it too. Unless they just made the stats up. You should be ashamed of yourself. Go look at the real stats, from a non-partial organization. This is just ridiculous, I’m wasting my time even saying this. You know the truth, pretending what’s posted here is accurate…well it just shows that even Pitt-bull advocates know better. Ass hole

    • Luke, YOU’RE only asshole here. The poster gave an actual organization to back up their statistal evidence. Have you? Nope…instead, you’ve offered nothing more than “go look at the REAL statistics for a ‘non-partial organization.’”

      I can just imagine the conversation:

      “Hey, dude, where did you get your statistics from?”

      :Oh, just some group called non partial organization.”

      What a dick you are.

    • i have 5 pit bulls full blooded pit bulss and never once have they attacked any one you must train them to be agressive this means actually take the time to torture them to become a monster this is the same for any dog breed i have a pit bull since i was a baby i even rode on their backs its not the dog its the person get off of pitbulls and get on the owner.!!!!thank you kindly.

    • 32 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities occurred in 2013. Despite being regulated in Military Housing areas and over 700 U.S. cities, pit bulls contributed to 78% (25) of these deaths. Pit bulls make up about 6% of the total U.S. dog population.2
      Together, pit bulls (25) and rottweilers (1), the second most lethal dog breed, accounted for 81% of the total recorded deaths in 2013. This same combination accounted for 74% of all fatal attacks during the 9-year period of 2005 to 2013.
      The breakdown between these two breeds is substantial over this 9-year period. From 2005 to 2013, pit bulls killed 176 Americans, about one citizen every 18.6 days, versus rottweilers, which killed 33, about one citizen every 99.5 days.
      In the year of 2013, the combination of pit bulls (25), rottweilers (1) and bullmastiffs (2) accounted for 88% of all dog bite-related fatalities. Notably, the two bullmastiff-mixes3 were littermates that inflicted death within a 6-month period.
      Annual data from 2013 shows that 56% (18) of the fatality victims were children 7-years and younger, and 44% (14) were adults, 25-years and older. Of the total children killed by dogs in 2013, 61% (11) were ages 4-years and younger.
      Annual data shows that when combining all age groups, male and female fatality victims were equivalent, 16 and 16. Amongst children 7-years and younger, however, males were excessively victims, 72% (13), versus females 28% (5).
      In 2013, over one-third, 38% (12), of all dog bite fatality victims were either visiting or living temporarily with the dog’s owner when the fatal attack occurred, up from 32% in 2012. Children 7-years and younger accounted for 83% (10) of these deaths.
      Of this subset of 12 fatalities, 92% (11) were inflicted by pit bulls and 58% (7) involved a babysitter, including a relative or friend under the directive to watch a child 7-years or younger. All 7 of these child deaths were inflicted by pit bulls.
      47% (15) of all fatalities in 2013 involved more than one dog; 16% (5) involved breeding on the dog owner’s property either actively or in the recent past, and 9% (3) involved tethered dogs. All 3 chaining deaths were attributed to pit bulls.
      Dog ownership information for 2013 shows that family dogs comprised 47% (15) of all fatal attack occurrences; 78% (25) of the attacks resulting in human death occurred on the dog owner’s property and 22% (7) resulted in criminal charges.
      California led lethal dog attacks in 2013 in deaths. 100% were attributed to pit bulls and 60% resulted in criminal charges. Texas followed in deaths and 0% criminal charges. Arkansas and South Carolina followed.

      http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2F17barks.blogspot.com%2F2013%2F03%2Fa-question-about-pit-bull-owners.html&h=VAQHijIkc

  23. Also I remember reading someone saying “why take the chance?”
    Ummm hello, you take a chance when you buy any breed of dog or pretty much any pet for that matter.
    Stop blaming everything on the dogs and acknowledge the fact that the owners are mostly to blame. Stop saying pitbulls are so dangerous when any dog no matter the breed is dangerous. Yes the dog may be the one that attacks someone but where the hell is the owner? In most cases if the owner was handling their dog correctly an attack would of never happened. It’s because of the ignorance and fear of all these people that pitbulls have a bad rep and also because people fail to educate themselves properly and accurately. You choose to focus only on the bad things you hear instead of any of the good.

    Dakota is a pit bull search and rescue who searched for the remains of the astronauts who lost their lives in explosion of the space shuttle Columbia.
    Popsicle, who received his name after police found him in a freezer during a drug raid, is famous for sniffing out drugs for the US Customs. (incidentally, she is the US Customs’ #1 drug sniffing dog)
    A pit bull rescued in South Los Angeles by County Fire Station 14 during 1985 was the station’s mascot for years.
    The Pit Bull was so respected in the early 1900′s that the US Military chose an image of a Pit Bull to represent our country on war posters. Of course we can’t forget Sergeant Stubby (Sergeant being his actual military rank, not his name) – After capturing a German spy on his own, the commander of the 102d used this act of bravery to put Stubby in for a promotion to the ranks of the Noncommissioned Officers by awarding him the rank of Sergeant. He became the first dog to be given rank in the U.S. Armed Forces. After the war ended, Stubby was awarded many medals for his heroism, including a medal from the Humane Society which was presented by General John Pershing, the Commanding General of the United States Armies. Stubby was also awarded membership in the American Legion and the Y.M.C.A.
    Pit Bulls serve as therapy/service dogs. The Chako Rescue Association has Pit Bull therapy dogs in Texas, Utah and California. Helen Keller even had a Pit Bull as her canine companion and helper. Cheyenne and Dakota are a team of hard-working Search-and-Rescue Pit Bulls in Sacramento, California. They play an important role in their community by locating missing people in conjunction with the local Sheriff. In their off-duty hours, they do charity work as therapy dogs.
    The Ken-L-Ration dog hero of 1993 was a Pit Bull named Weela. She saved 30 people, 29 dogs, 13 horses and a cat during a flood in Southern California. (Interestingly enough, Reader’s Digest did a story on Weela right after this but REFUSED to print her breed.) A Pit Bull named Bogart saved a four-year-old child from drowning in a swimming pool in Florida. Dixie, the Pit Bull, was inducted into the Georgia Animal Hall of Fame after she saved some children from a Cottonmouth snake. The list of pits who have saved their owners or other people goes on and on.

    The American Temperament Test Society has a standardized test aimed at determining the temperament of any breed of dog. They have been testing dogs since 1977. 25,655 dogs were tested between December 2003 and December 2005.

    SCORED AVERAGE OR ABOVE:
    American Pit Bull Terrier: 83.5%
    American Staffordshire Terrier: 83.3%
    American Bulldog: 82.3%
    Cocker Spaniel: 81.7%
    German Shepherd: 83.1%
    Golden Retriever: 83.7%
    Rottweiler: 82.5%
    Staffordshire Bull Terrier: 84.7%
    Standard Poodle: 85.8%

    These scores have changed very little in the present.

    • Calliegh Grace on

      There is only one thing I find more disturbing than a pitt bull…a pit bull apologist. In 2012 61% of all fatal dog attacks in the United States were perpetrated by pitts. 8% Rotts,5% mixed breed, 5% German Shepard, 3% (1 per 9 different breeds. These are only fatalities and do not include attacks resulting in injury only.
      The problem isn’t that it’s not just pits that bite…most any dog is capable of it, even if loved and cared for from a pup onward in a wonderful home. The problem is that when a pit attacks, it’s to kill, and because of the strength, it usually manages to do so, or at least severely maim and maul the victim.
      When a gun kills, it’s the guns fault…let’s ban them. A pit kills, it’s the owners fault and the government continues to allow this DANGEROUS breed to exist in our communities. Why don’t you really enlighten John Q. Public and advise them of dog bite/fatality statistics instead of temperament statistics. Draw a complete picture instead of the one that sways the argument in your direction.

      http://www.dogsbite.org/dog-bite-statistics-fatalities-2012.php

      • Calliegh….you couldn’t be more wrong. And the fact that you note dogsbite.org…well, enough said. Colleen Lynn who is the admin of the site hates pit bulls and admits she lies about them. If a dog attack is reported and the dog breed is not listed, she will just say it was a pit bull. She even admits she does this. I wouldn’t believe anything from that site.

      • Rina Javenson on

        I just have to comment on the ignorance of your statementaabout when guns kill people. They don’t just randomly shoot people. The person holding the gun is responsible, just like when a dog kills a person. People need to stop putting the blame on something else and start taking responsibility for their actions.

      • Grace… I’m sorry but you lost ALL credibility when you posted the link to DOGSBITE.ORG!! The lady that runs that site CLAIMING to be an expert is a radical!! Seriously do a little research, she has banned ‘bite victims’ that show ANY sympathy or don’t blame the dogs from her supposed “SUPPORT” sections, she posts inaccurate ‘facts’ and is simply posing as an expert and using the DOT ORG to do it hoping that when someone Google’s PIT BULLS and sees the .org they will assume it’s some government funded agency that “knows the facts”!! I hate to tell you this, but ANYONE can get a .org site hun… don’t believe everything you read as truth on the WWW – have enough sense to do more research before opening your mouth and inserting your foot!!

        And No… guns don’t kill people any more than the CARS do when people drive drunk!! Your an idiot for even saying that!! WOW!!

        Bottom line is Pit Bulls ARE like your car or your gun… YOU should have complete control over them or NOT OWN ONE!!! PERIOD!!! Get a clue!!! It’s just a DOG!!! Merely a reflection of it’s owner like any other!!! >.<

        • And what site did you get your information? And you think you have control over your Pit Bull? Just an FYI, you have zero control in life!

      • Grace your comments are ridiculous. If you dont like pits ,so be it. It is too bad you will never know real love a dog can give. Read ” The Pitbull Placebo” so you can educate yourself. You will see how politicians disregarded trained professionals, vets and shelter staff so they can get public favor for their other causes. Do pits bite more? I’d say yes bc they are the most populous breed in the US. they are bred to fight and protect drug dealers and other low lifes. If you teased a dog that has been chained in the yard for years than you will get bitten. Look at the facts behind the attacks. They dont have locking jaws, their brains dont swell. There is a reason they were the first war hero dog and considered a nanny dog. I dont argue with anyone about pitbulls, I educate so please stop listening to the media. As I am typing this my Pitbull is sleeping on my lap.

      • And FYI Grace dogbites.com is an anti pitbull site so if you for one minute believe the statistics are above board than I have a bridge I’d like to sell you. Do yourself a favor and volunteer at the humane society and walk some pits. You will be surprised how vicious their wet tongue can be on your face.

        • That’s really funny, I did volunteer at a humane society and we have a entrance just for Pit Bulls, to keep them away from other Dogs and people. I have also been on the bite side of a Pit Bull, as they (yes they) turn its head from side to side, trying to rip that part of your body off. I can only hope you are too.

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