American Pitbull Research Paper

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Today’s Pitbull are a descendant from the original English bulldog which was used as a baiting dog. A dog that was bred to bite and hold on to bulls, bears and other large animals around the face and head. They were built and taught to lock on to a prey and lock their jaws up for no escape until death followed. Baiting large animals was outlawed in the 1800s due to the fact that baiting large animals like bulls, and bears was such a bloody sport in the late 1600s. Around the 1600s there was no such thing as Animal Rights, and after so many violate acts amongst animals on each other parliament passed the Cruelty to Animals Act of 1835, which forbade the keeping of any house, pit, or other place for baiting or fighting any bull, bear, dog, or other animal.…show more content…
These larger, slower bull-baiting dogs were crossed with smaller, quicker terriers to produce a more agile and stronger dog that was built to fight and never give up no matter what. And that’s when the terror started on an innocent breed known as the “American Pit Bull Terrier.” At one time the Pitbull was actually one of the most common, respected and favorably dog among politicians, scholars, and celebrities. Helen Keller, Theodore Roosevelt, and the "Our Gang" Little Rascals all had pitbulls. Pitbulls stared in movies, commercials, anything you name it, until human kind started to abuse one of the strongest breed known to man. American Pitbull Terriers are labeled as “bad dogs” that all pitbulls are dangerous, and can’t be trusted, and they will attack anybody and everybody that crosses paths with them. These innocent dogs are labeled and outcast like parolees, if you think about pitbulls and parolees have the same kind of background in a way, but different at the same time. Pitbulls are dogs that normal live 8-15 years, in which paroles are human beings that normal live

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