The Top 4 Myths About Owning a Pitbull

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There are many false accusations about owning a pitbull, but believe it or not, they can be some of the friendliest dogs! Learn about the most common pitbull myths and why they aren't true.

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The Top 4 Myths About Owning a Pitbull

  1. 1. THE TOP 4 MYTHS ABOUT OWNING PITBULLS IRON KING KENNELS
  2. 2. PITBULLS ARE COMMONLY VIEWED AS BEING AGGRESSIVE MEAN VIOLENT
  3. 3. TRUE FALSE
  4. 4. The truth is, the personality of a pitbull relies on its environment and the way they’re brought up
  5. 5. THE MYTHS ALL PITBULLS ARE AGGRESSIVE THE TERM "BULLY BREED" INDICATES THAT PITBULLS ARE INHERENTLY MEAN PITBULLS WILL ATTACK WITHOUT WARNING YOU SHOULDN’T ADOPT PITBULLS FROM A SHELTER 1 2 3 4
  6. 6. MYTH #1 Although many people believe that pitbulls are aggressive toward humans, it's not necessarily true. Pitbulls were originally developed for fighting with other dogs, however, they weren't trained to be aggressive towards people.
  7. 7. MYTH #2 Believe it or not, the term "bully" doesn't refer to their behavior, but the fact that they're descendants of the original baiting dogs that were bred to grip and hold bulls, bears, and other large animals.
  8. 8. MYTH #3 No dog is likely to transform from your friend to a ferocious beast without warning. Warning signs are always present when a dog is upset, aroused, or afraid - you just need to pay attention to early warning signs!
  9. 9. MYTH #4 Many shelters put a lot of time and effort into caring for and training the pitbulls for sale so they can be adopted into the right home. If you're unsure, visit the shelter or find out some more information.

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