PITBULL HISTORY

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pitbull history This is page two in a series of articles where Mr Pitbull examines Pitbull History. We look at how the pitbull breed has been shaped throughout history, and who shaped it. We also examine why many breeders today are looking to reshape pitbull history by breeding out the dog aggressive tendency that sadly has been bred into the breed. This page examines pitbull history that many today who claim to love the breed seems to ignore. We encourage you to start on page one, if you have not already done so, as we examine why today PITBULLS ARE UNDER ATTACK.

PITBULL HISTORY - ONE OF DIVERSITY

Spend some time looking at PITBULL PICTURES and you will quickly note a large diversity of looks and appearances. This is unlike many breeds where breed standards, play a role in assuring that all dogs of a given breed, pretty much look alike. Yet today this is not the case with the PitBull. A number of breeders in recent years have worked at creating their own version of the Pitbull. And it is in these differences that those who prefer the more traditional American Pit Bull Terrier look to take offense. They claim that those who are breeding such dogs are fowl and that their dog lines are nothing more than mutts. Instead of embracing the wonders of diversity, much the same as the country has done with spectrum of different peoples that make up the population of the country; they breathe hatred much akin to the loathing of various separatist groups. If your PitBull doesn't fall into the mold that they have chosen, it is an abomination, something to be cut off from the earth. This narrow minded approach of attacking anyone who does not agree with their view is as damaging as the perception of Pitbulls fighting. Yet, does the real, the true history of the breed support such detestation?

The fact is; every breed of dog was at one time, someone's attempt at improving a breed. Unless the dog of your choice happens to be a Wolf, a Coyote, or a Dingo; it is safe to say; it is the creation of someone who deviated from some standard, either real or imaginary.

A HISTORY OF MULTIPLICITY WITHIN THE PITBULL BREED

pitbull 1892 Those who consider themselves to be Pitbull Gods, foolishly ignore the history of multiplicity within the Pitbull breed itself. It is a well established fact, that the Pit Bull found its beginnings as Bull fighters in England, where every county had their own version of the breed. The exact make up of the breed varied from County to County. As to what dogs were used throughout history to establish the breed, cannot be said for sure. It is known however that Bull Dogs of various breeding would have played a foundational role. Later in history when the breed found its way to the United States, unscrupulous individuals began to engage the Pit Bull into dog fighting rings. These unprincipled amoral breeders began to shape history of the breed through selective breeding into Pit fighters. These fighting pitbulls were much different than the pitbulls that were originally brought over from England. With the main difference being the fighting pitbulls were smaller in size, thinner and leaner. These fighting pitbulls were bred for the singular purpose of putting on a good show in the Pit. And it is this version of the pitbull that some foolhardy traditionalist insist is the only historical standard that should wear the name Pitbull. They, while pointing at the bastardized fighting pitbulls of the backwoods criminal, completely ignore the versatility on which the history of the breed was founded.

A NEW DIRECTION IN PITBULL HISTORY

loving pitbull Of course the “American PitBull Terrier” by which this ever changing breed was originally named, as it found its way into and out of several registries throughout history, has itself continued to evolve with time. In recent years, breeders attracted to some of the outstanding characteristics of the breed realized a new and better direction for the modern pitbull. They reasoned that it was not in the best interest of the breed and future history to continue breeding it along the lines of a Pit fighter. It was with foresight that they reasoned; to continue breeding a pitbull with “gameness” (the quality that drives the pitbull to continue to fight at all cost), was not, and is not, the best direction for the modern Pitbull. With that as the mission, came the emergence of the most successful breeding programs in the history of the pitbull breed and perhaps any breed. These new breeders want to make sure the new pitbull is unsuitable for fighting and that they never have to hear of pitbulls fighting again.

On the next page we take a look at the American Bully and examine why it is correctly referred to as a Pit Bull.

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