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5 'Bully' Dog Myths Debunked | Care2 Healthy Living

5 'Bully' Dog Myths Debunked | Care2 Healthy Living

By Sarah Grace McCandless, Animal Planet Where were you when you heard your first bully breed urban legend? We’ve all come across at least one: A story about a bully that “just snapped” and attacked a person or another dog without warning. Often, these stories come complete with colorful descriptions of bully breeds’ supernatural strength, locking jaws, or inability to feel pain. Many times, the tale has come to you by way of a “friend of a friend” or a “friend’s neighbor who saw it happen to someone a while back.” Almost always, the dog at fault is described as a “pit bull,” with no additional details as to its specific breed or background. These may seem like innocent rumors to pass around, but over the years, they’ve led many people to avoid adopting bully breeds. In some cases, those myths and assumptions about the dogs’ supposedly aggressive natures have even led to r...

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