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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
It’s my opinion that a dog is ultimately only as good or bad as its owner.

Exactly right...a dog is a reflection of it's upbringing and environment. The breed doesn't matter.
13 posted on 02/04/2011 9:41:10 AM PST by rottndog (Be Prepared for what's coming AFTER America....)
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To: rottndog
The breed does matter to some extent, otherwise I could hunt ducks over a Chow.* Border collies inherently want to herd things. Labradors want to carry things around in their mouths. And Goldens want to cling to you and shed all over you . . . .

Since Pits were originally a baiting and fighting breed, there's some aggression in the bloodlines - animal not people aggression because the handlers were in the pit with the dogs. BUT a well bred dog from good lines that is properly socialized and trained is not a problem.

*I almost said poodle, but you can hunt ducks over a poodle. See here: Up Close Photo.

69 posted on 02/04/2011 6:42:37 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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