There are many rumors about pit bulls that have spread like wild fire around the country. Some of these rumors are extreme enough to alter a person’s point of view completely, and see this poor animal as nothing more than the monstrosity the media has shown it to be. That is why there are experts and animal lovers who work to prove these rumors as false, and hopefully lift the reputation of pit...
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... a breed altogether, it is the fair and ethical choice, for both humans and pit bulls. “Pit bull supporters continue to argue that they are not in favor of attempting to rehabilitate aggressive dogs, and that they only want the breed to be given a ‘fair shake’.” (“American Pit”).
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