Photos of friendly pit bulls and other dangerous breeds as pets are deceptive. These photos only show a moment in time. When pit bulls and other dangerous breeds are made into pets, children are put at risk of being maimed or killed by a well-loved and cared for pet. Dangerous breeds are dangerous because they will break the human canine bond for no reason other than their genetics.
Nov 2013 - Photo of Lexi Branson hugging her bull breed pet dog that was later to kill her. "Neighbours said the family had the dog, named Mulan, for only around two months after picking it up from a local rescue centre. Family friends said Ms Hudson had been told the dog was safe around children. The animal apparently attacked Lexi without provocation.
The mother said she did not know the killer bull breed dog had a history of violence and that the rescue lied to her about the dog's history of violence and aggression and who characterized the dog as 'laid back and placid.' Daily Mail
Jun 2013 - After this photo was taken,this boy was killed by his pit bull. His mother said, "It was like one best friend turning on the other,” said Tilema Selu. “He had no signs of being hostile. In fact, we felt confident that it was a protector of our children.” Selu said her son, Nephi Selu adored the pit bull mix that killed him at his grandparents’ home in Union City. "We brought the dog into our home as a pet to help protect life and to help watch over, and by no means did we know that he was going to take life." DogsBite.Org
Dec 2007 - Three pit bulls tore apart Kelly Caldwell as she was walking to the store. These two pit bul owners are showing us a photo of one of their pits with a baby taken before their pits killed Caldwell inadvertently proving that even if you raise a pit bull to be a family pet, it still might go on to launch an off property, unprovoked fatal attack.