Pit bull ownership has been a hotly debated topic in recent times. The pit bull, once bred for fighting, has consequently become notorious for vicious attacks which in turn has prompted many local governments to enforce breed-specific legislation that essentially bans these animals. In response to these breed-specific laws, pit bull owners are speaking out, claiming biased media attention and irresponsible ownership is to blame for the public’s negative view on this beloved family pet.

1800PetMeds has researched the positions,  perspectives and politics related to the pit bull debate and presents some myths and facts in the following infographic.

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Pit Bull Myths and Facts