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  1. Quote snip: ” “If you love your family, your community — heck, if you love pit bulls — do not breed your pit bull,” Phillips states. ”
    This statement hits the nail squarely on the head, at the sole, root source of this disease.

    This disease is a spiritual malady. Evil hates Love. Not having love for neighbor equates to hate for neighbor. Hate-based people, hate-based societies are breeding grounds for hate-based dangerous animals. Love-based people, love-based societies are not breeding grounds for hate-based animals.

  2. THIS. It’s a problem caused by the pit bull community, period. They breed excess dogs, rescue the excess dogs, impound the excess dogs. The taxpayers euthanize the excess dogs. Only the pit community can stop this.

  3. The free roll of toilet paper reminds me of seeing a horse saddle sold at an auction. Horse prices were bad so you had to agree to take the horse wearing the saddle home. The horse was free.

    Frankly, if a better class of people had pit bulls, the problem wouldn’t exist. The pit bulls, in my opinion, are being bred by the uneducated, often criminal part of our world. And those people don’t care what their dogs do, as they have no money and nothing of value.

  4. I really don’t understand why pit bull breeding is still happening in 2020. No one needs a pit bull for anything in today’s society. They are not family dogs. They are not working dogs. They are KILLING dogs. Murderous beasts do not belong in society.

    The fact that shelters are 50% pit bull (I personally think the number is probably higher considering how often these dogs are intentionally mislabeled) is horrifying. And if they aren’t purebred, they’re probably still mixed with it, making the number even higher. And people wonder why we see so many people not going to animal shelters for pets. That fact that they make of 6% of all dogs and 50% of shelter dogs shows that these dogs are NOT coveted. Breeding them needs to be a crime punishable by law.

    • My significant other spend two years perusing shelter websites for a dog, with no pit bull awareness his remark to me was that 75-80% of the dogs he’d seen on the shelter sites were pit bull types.

  5. My next door neighbor bought a blue nose pit bull puppy. She paid $250 for him. She thought that was a lot of money for a dog. (!) she bred him to her little and old tiny pit bull female and sold all of the puppies.

    She kept one male though. The sire killed him when they were fighting at the gate. A few months later her dog went over a five foot wooden fence in her yard (actually twelve feet from the ground but he got on a planter.) He attacked the dog in the next backyard. This was a dog he could not see.

    As a result we put six foot kennel fencing around our yard so he couldn’t kill our dogs.

    After a point we didn’t hear or see the little pit anymore. Don’t know what happened to her.

    I can’t understand why you would want to own a pet like that. And that’s considering that I own a doberman and have owned them for about thirty years or so. People lump them together but dobes are in another realm. Yes, I know about the woman in Texas.

  6. When I rescued my Rotti/Shepherd it was from a no kill shelter that was 90-95% Pit Bulls. When I walked into the shelter my little Maggie was wagging her tail while the majority of the Pit Bulls where barking, growling, and biting their cages trying to get at me. I have now had Maggie for over 13 years. Maggie is gentle as can be with people and other dogs. She was said to be a cat killer but I don’t have cats. I have never given her the chance to be around cats.

  7. There is only one change I would make to Kenneth’s video and that would be to use the word warehoused/warehousing before the word shelter.

    Years ago I ready a study out of Canada that used American shelter statistics related to pit bulls in part of their efforts to ban the breed. I seem to recall that only 1 in 5 pits born are not turned over to shelters or rehomed due to behaviors. Can anyone comment on this?

  8. I really wish there was some rule that pitbulls had to be on a euthanization priority list for shelters. They really should be the first to be put down whenever a shelter gets full. It’s clearly not like there’s any shortage of them. We really need to get their numbers down and clogged up shelters euthanizing the abundance of pitbulls they have would really help that. I really don’t understand the point of keep them alive to eat up resources when the majority of the country doesn’t want one. I also totally agree with the earlier comments that suggest the numbers of pits in shelters is higher than 50% that the video claims. It think it’s probably closer to 75%.

    • I think they should be put down the day they are brought in to the shelters. They aren’t safe to recycle back into the community plus all the things you said.

      • I agree. I am sick of my tax dollars being spent to subsidize a type of dog that will result in even more tax money spent in medicaid payments to (many times unsuccessfully) stitch mauling victims back together again.

        You want a pit, go pay full retail for one. Maybe all the “adopt don’t shop” types would quit parading pits around then.

        Their own advocates incorrectly state “Is is all how they are raised”. Shelters need to get a backbone and say since they don’t know how the pits they get were raised it isn’t worth the risk. The only way this will happen is when they are held financially liable for the carnage that recycled shelter pits cause.

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