Target Builder: And you can't exclude the breed entirely - pit bulls were bred to be extremely efficient at killing mammals about the size of a small child.
Yogimus: Saborlas: I'd like to know more about the animal RAISING these dogs. Dogs tend to have to be trained to attack people without provocation, and most animals put up with a fair amount of provocation from small children due to instinctively knowing that they're little kids.Except for the ones that maul em on site.
Saborlas: I'd like to know more about the animal RAISING these dogs. Dogs tend to have to be trained to attack people without provocation, and most animals put up with a fair amount of provocation from small children due to instinctively knowing that they're little kids.
Vodka Zombie: We don't let retarded people fly fighter jets for the same reason we shouldn't let idiots own pit bulls.They aren't easy dogs to raise unless you know what the hell you're doing. Seriously. If you've never owned a dog in your life, and you're thinking of getting a pit bull to keep you company in your tiny apartment, do yourself a favor and get a fish.
Carousel Beast: Saborlas: I'd like to know more about the animal RAISING these dogs. Dogs tend to have to be trained to attack people without provocation, and most animals put up with a fair amount of provocation from small children due to instinctively knowing that they're little kids.Da fuq?You are amazingly incorrect, sir.
kdawg7736: Did not read the article, but I will say this time and time again.It is the owner, not the breed.
Friction8r: stonelotus: Friction8r: A pitbull attacked my Akita once...bad mistake. My Akita reversed the hold, put the pitbull down and had him by the throat when I got there. I grabbed the pitbull by the collar and launched him like a discus about 30 feet. The owner biatched until everyone at the dog park told her to get her stupid dog out of the park. VERY satisfying!/screw pitbulls//and their ghetto owners/CSBThanks. Here's another: concert in city park. Crowds flock to tent due to rain. Couple bring their pitbulls into tent near children. Lightning strikes. Dogs get upset and lunge at children. Entire crowd tells owners to leave NOW and take their psycho dogs with them or die. Again...VERY satisfying!/screw pitbulls//and their ghetto owners
Friction8r: FarkinHostile: rbuzby:As the owner holds on to his collar, juuuuussst in case Bacchus goes nuts.If by goes nuts you mean accidentally knocks her over with overly enthusiastic licking, then yes.He's got 30 lbs on her and she only has 2 legs.Yeah she only has 2 legs NOW, but after the pitbull goes nuts she may only have one leg. Good job!
gunther_bumpass: towatchoverme: gunther_bumpass: Seriously though.. do you really think that one or two incidents a year represent an entire breed? Even half a dozen? Out of the (very conservatively) hundreds of thousands of examples of that breed that are out there? You might be a fool.shiat, I don't even have a dog and I know better."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."Yeah, you really schooled me.That means nothing without a survey of owner traits. Try again, balloon head.
gnosis301: Impossible. There was a thread about one of these darlings licking someone awake not too long ago!
evilmousse: if we're going to be species-ist, i know of a mammal that walks upright and inflicts uncomparably more suffering on others, let's get all them caged up and euthanized before moving on to the dogs
Four Horsemen of the Domestic Dispute: The only cool pitbull was Spuds McKenzie and Petey.The rest are stone cold killersPitbulls are like tattoos. They help identify the DERP[img.fark.net image 201x251][www.blogcdn.com image 425x270]
notatrollorami: I May Be Crazy But...: Friction8r: ghettoFriction8r: thugsJust a little suggestion here. If you don't want to sound racist, use different words. Those are often used by racists trying to hide it and it confuses a lot of us.I absolutely hate that. Thug used to be a meaningful description of a persons indiscriminate use of violence or the threat thereof. Now the racists and race baiters stole it.///they ruin everything good
Geoff Peterson: FarkinHostile: Geoff Peterson:yeah. look three posts above this one, sport. That pit bull gave the baby a kiss the mom will never forget, anyway.You're right. Pit Bulls are uncontrollable killers that can SNAP at any second for no reason. They can't help it, it's in their blood.Just like black people.false equivalency is false.
I May Be Crazy But...: JesseL: GoldSpider: tiamet4: All terriers, most hunting breeds and several of the working breeds were bred to "fight to the death". Your point is?That only one of those breeds has a documented history of actually doing it to people.tiamet4: a pit bull can kill you but so can a lab, german shepherd, Doberman, or mastiff.... horses, cows, and particularly angry pigsHmmm, one of these things is not quite like the rest. See above for a hint!Wait, are you saying that the only thing there in the list (pit bull, lab, german shepherd, Doberman, mastiff, horses, cows, and pigs) with a documented history of killing people is the pit bull?Apparently pigs kill a lot of people.
GoldSpider: moothemagiccow: I doubt it, but either way, dogs are assholes of the highest degree. It's pretty much "I demand you stop ignoring me!" which has all the charm of a stalker or rapist.A friend has two Labs about a year and a half old. They are sweet dogs and are hysterical to watch play/wrestle together. However as friendly as they may be, they are tiresome to deal with and because of that I don't visit nearly as often as I used to. They bark, they jump, they rake, they beg, they mouth things and leave drool all over them, and almost constantly demand attention... things that a non-dog-owner isn't accustomed to dealing with, and frankly (at least in my case) find REALLY irritating REALLY fast, and a lot of dog owners don't seem to understand that.
pat34us: jst3p: pat34us: jst3p: kdawg7736: Did not read the article, but I will say this time and time again.It is the owner, not the breed.The problem is that this breed, when owned by bad owners, disproportionately kills people.[2.bp.blogspot.com image 544x530]Golden Retriever? Off to Google I go.Here's one:http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/dog-killed-2-month-old-baby -r ipped-child-legs-father-slept-room-police-article-1.1065711The baby was in a swing when Lucky, a golden retriever-Labrador mix, bit the child several times and tore off his legs, authorities said.The child's father, Quintin, was in the home at the time, police said. He was in another room asleep with the family's 3-year-old and their other dog.Something doesn't add up
happydude45: You mean there are Muslim dogs? I had no idea.
Rex Kramer - Danger Seeker: I've been thinking of getting a pit bull but I only have so much money and I really want a neck tattoo. Sometimes in life you have to make hard choices.
kindms: theknuckler_33: Logan was left alone, eating ice cream, while his mother, a teenage cousin and the other adults were talking in another room.And by 'talking' they mean 'getting high'.The same thought came in to my head as soon as I read the article. What other reason are you leaving the young impressionable one alone in a room. And maybe they concocted the story of them being crated AFTER the kid was found mauled.
rbuzby: It seems like dogs bred for fighting could be more dangerous than dogs bred for hunting or companionship.
dryknife: What type of dog is Astro or Scoobie Doo?They seem chill.
Big Beef Burrito: I hate dog people.
towatchoverme: To save time, here's Pit Bull Fark Bingo:* This is my pet Land Shark, Cuddles, who gives me kisses every morning and makes me scrambled eggs just the way i like them* Punish the deed, not the breed -- which is gentle and kind and sweet as gummi bears dipped in whipped cream* But here's a pitbull identity chart -- so there's no such breed* Other dogs kill people, too. Like that Pomeranian and the baby the one time* Anyway ... bad owner, not bad dog* And if the breed exists -- and i'm not saying it does -- breed specific legislation doesn't work* Again, a picture of Cuddles, whom i rescued from an animal shelter and who just loves children and kittens and plays the cello* If cats were bigger they'd be illegal ... so, there ...* If you ban one breed the next worst breed will be next until no dogs will exist anywhere, ever, you monsters* CSB - one time Cuddles ate my neighbour's cat and we laughed and laughed and laughed* Here's Cuddles doing trigonometry and serving soup to the homeless
vicioushobbit: kapaso: vicioushobbit: kapaso: kdawg7736:And when I look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_dog_attacks_in_the_United_States , you will see that yes, recently the number of pitt attacks has increased drastically over time.But is that because people now report "pitt bull" when an animal attacks, because there are suddenly MORE pitt bulls than ever before, or because they are suddenly now attacking at a much larger percentage of the time?I'm gonna go with #1, because people are farking stupid.
scottydoesntknow: //Thinks chihuahuas are much bigger assholes, they just can't reach your throat on most occasions
AntonChigger: How many attacks were there overall? Its an important piece of information because part of the reason pit bulls make up a large portion of the fatalities is due to how strong they are. It could be that they attack less often than some other breeds, but due to how strong they are when they attack it results in far more serious injury.
GoldSpider: Show me a pattern of maulings by Labradors and maybe then I'll try not to reflexively move to the other side of the jogging trail when I pass pit bulls.
towatchoverme: * If you ban one breed the next worst breed will be next
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