Becoming a Dog Owner

5 FUN FACTS ABOUT PIT BULLS

  1. Did you know…Pit Bulls were originally bred in England in the 1860s to be used as herding dogs
  2. 5% of all dogs registered in the US are Pit Bulls, but 20% of dogs in shelters are pit bulls 🙁
  3. According to the American Temperament Test Society Inc, Pit Bulls pass their test 87% of the time. That ranks them as 4th best of 122 breeds tested!
  4. You are 240 times more likely to die in a texting-while-driving accident than from a Pit Bull attack. You are 18 times more likely to die falling out of bed than from a Pit Bull Attack. You are 16 times more lilely to die from being hit by a falling coconut than from a Pit Bull attack. Get the picture yet?
  5. In the early 20th century Pit Bulls were known as “nanny dogs” or “nursemaids” because they were so trusted around children.

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