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  1. General Discussion
    Pitbulls have got a lot of bad press in the past. With all the hype surrounding this breed, how do you sort the facts from the myths - are Pitbulls dangerous or not? When someone mentions the word Pitbull, what pops into your mind? Do you envision a friendly dog with a wagging tail or a...
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    What are some of the ridiculous myths you've heard? My mom said to me today "so and so's husband said that if you play tug of war with a pit bull that causes aggression" This friend also told her pit bulls have the "biggest brain" Seriously where do people come up with the most outrageous...
  3. General Discussion
    For those of us who did not grow up with pit bulls, and got them as adults. What made you ignore the myths and stereotypes and decide to get a pit bull?
  4. General Discussion
    Today, a girl at work and I was talking about walking and losing weight. You know, the normal office lunch break woman jabber. She was talking about how she has a little dog and a dog charged her yesterday on a walk. I told her that I don't walk my dogs in my neighborhood for that reason. She...
  5. BSL Discussion
    Human aggression in dogs is entirely different than aggression directed at other animals. Inter-dog aggression is a normal trait of the breed (as it is in many terrier breeds, among others). Historically, humans were always in the pit, handling fighting dogs closely, while the animals were...
  6. General Discussion
    Thought this may be fun, or lame, but what are some weird myths you have ever been told about pups, or dogs??? Example- If you play with a pups ears it will make them grow longer..... Or peanut butter will make dog crazy cause it gets stuck in the roof of their mouth and makes them ram head...
  7. BSL Discussion
    The Truth About Pits! "On Thursday July 24th, The Sula Foundation will sponsor a talk with Ledy Van Kavage, Senior Director of Legislation and Legal Training with the ASPCA. The topic: American Pit Bull Myths, the dangers of breed profiling, and how we can all work together toward...
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    This video made me cry, if you think you can handle it, watch it, if not, dont!:cry:
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