Essay on Pit Bulls Pit

Submitted By paytonnrogers
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Payton Rogers
Final Speech
Discrimination against Pit Bulls Pit Bulls, the most misunderstood dog breed in the world. Many people think that these dogs are extremely dangerous, and that no one should be able to have them as a pet. However, that is not entirely true. Pits are one of the most loveable and loyal dog anyone could own, I myself would know this because I grew up around the breed my whole life, my first dog was a Pit Bull, and I absolutely adored that dog. The people who have never been around the dogs will never know this, and those are the people who believe that everything you hear about them in the media is true, but what they do not know is Pits are not the only dogs that are biting people; there are just the only ones they tell you about. This is causing discrimination against Pit Bulls all around the states. The dogs ancestors were brought to the United States in the mid - 1800's by Boston-Irish immigrants. Originally bred from a variety of bulldogs and terriers, American breeders increased his weight and gave him a more powerful head. A forbearer to the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, they were originally bred to be a fighting dog. Bull baiting was banned in England in 1835 and these dogs are no longer being bred to fight. In America, the Pit Bull flourished. It was one of the most popular breeds, highly prized by a wide variety of people. The Pit Bull was used to represent the US in WW1 artwork; popular companies like RCA and the Buster Brown Shoe