Blog Dispels 'ATTS' Myth Used as Arsenal by Pit Bull Advocates

The ATTS Hoax DogsBite.org - Since August, The Truth About Pit Bulls blog has dispelled several myths disseminated by pit bull advocates to distort the truth about pit bulls, including the Bloodhound and Nanny dog myths. On New Years Day, the site released a post about the American Temperament Testing Society (ATTS). Though ATTS test result data is not based upon a scientific random sampling of any dog breed, pit bull advocates use the misleading data to support their cause.… [Read full blog post]

Craven Desires: Weekly Frankenmauler Round Up Collection

Innocent pet dogs victimized by frankenmaulers depicted on Craven Desires.Victims of Frankenmaulers DogsBite.org - Since March, blogger Craven Desires has run a weekly series titled, "Weekly Frankenmauler Round Up." The series highlights the many pet dogs that are maimed and killed by pit bulls. If you are a dog owner, you will surely see your breed included in the victims. Pit bulls were selectively bred to unleash unbridled attacks upon other dogs, to clamp down with th… [Read full blog post]

New Blog Dispels 'Bloodhound' Myth Invented by Pit Bull Advocate

Scapegoats: Part 1 DogsBite.org - Back in August, The Truth About Pit Bulls ripped the rug out from under the Nanny Dog myth invented by pit bull fancier Lillian Rant in 1971. This month, the authors tackle the Bloodhound myth penned by Karen Delise, the former owner of the Nation Canine Research Council, and perpetuated by Jane Berkey, the company's new owner. The myth operates by blurring the lines about historic bloodhound breeds so that citizens are left believing that Mc… [Read full blog post]

New Blog Dispels 'Nanny Dog' Myth Invented by Pit Bull Fanciers

The Nanny Dog Myth DogsBite.org - A new blog, "The Truth About Pit Bulls," launched Tuesday with contributors CKing and Craven Desires. The first myth they address, the Nanny Dog myth, is widely disseminated by pit bull advocates and pro-pit bull groups. According to the authors, the first mention of "nanny dog" with regards to any breed did not occur until 1904 when the first stage production of Peter Pan opened featuring a nursemaid dog that was never portrayed as a Stafford… [Read full blog post]

Blogger Seeks Justice for Vanessa Carlton After Pit Bull Biting Incident

Justice for Vanessa Shohola, PA - Back in May, singer-songwriter and pianist Vanessa Carlton was jogging in rural Shohola when she was attacked by a loose pit bull. Carlton's story shows how pit bull advocates and No-Kill fanatics swarm to save dangerous pit bulls and the devious tactics they employ in the process. In the instance of Carlton, and with the help of Pocono Record writer Howard Frank, they successfully portrayed the biting pit bull, named Bella, and it's owner as… [Read full blog post]