A reader of DogsBite.org brings up an excellent point. The ASPCA and a slew of other animal groups spend a huge amount of time and money protecting the rights of pit bulls. It does not appear that these groups spend any time protecting the rights of animals victimized by pit bulls. Grandmother's dog and Aunt Sue's cat get ripped up daily by pit bulls. Horses and livestock are frequent victims too. What group will stand up for pets maimed and killed by pit bulls?
Comment: I am thinking that we should start an advocacy group for animal victims of pit bull attacks. If dog fighting is now a felony in all 50 states, why is it still legal to breed fighting dogs? Who is speaking for the countless animals mauled by pit bulls every day in this country? Where are the advocates for these hapless creatures?
The SPCA, Humane Society and countless shelters and rescues across the country have chosen to advocate for the "rights" of pit bulls...what about the rights of other dogs, especially smaller dogs who seldom survive a pit bull attack? Does a horse or goat suffer less than a pit bull dog, when it is being mauled? Do people love their horse any less than a pit bull owner loves their dog? Is it ethical to breed dogs that are designed to kill other dogs? Why haven't any animal rights organizations answered these difficult questions?
Where are all the supposed animal lovers when dogs, cats, horses, goats, llamas, deers, etc, etc, are being killed or maimed by pit bulls? Who will speak for them?
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