I can not say for sure, but my best guess is that these dogs reputations suffer and are exaggerated by the over zealous media. They are treated and cared for most often in very poor conditions, to say some are down right horrid would be closer to the truth, most are chained and forgotten.
We can’t forget about those people who but a pit bull puppy when they have no idea about what their needs are, and that they required a strong teacher, They soon start to realise that these cute little puppies grow into strong, muscular dogs that need regular exercise and training. So their family member takes them to a shelter and simply walks away, never knowing if that dog lived or died, they divorce themselves from it entirely, I guess you would have to.
The result is most often pit bulls out number all other dog breeds in shelters, and that is very sad, It is heartbreaking that these Pit Bulls will wait for, but most will never see their Fur-Always homes. It breaks my heart to think that we can cast dogs aside like that.
Fortunately, there are many people out there willing to take a rescue or shelter dog in, and love them, all those people are very special without a doubt but we need more devoted families to step up and realize these are wonderful dogs, That they are dogs with potential for greatness!
I am looking now for my new addition, as I have said I will keep everyone updated when we find our match! Stay tuned!
If you have a space to fill check out your local shelter or rescue first, you never know what you might find, maybe the next Dolly The Pit Bull, or Daddy!