Dog fighting continued and went underground.
Instead of turning people away, the sport’s illegal nature only attracted more people, many who knew more about the game’s pay-offs but had very little knowledge about the Pit Bull dogs.
Knowledgeable breeders of fighting Pit Bulls could no longer disclose information about training methods for fear of getting caught by the authorities.
For this reason, novice dog trainers as well as Pit Bull dog breeders began using cruel practices to train these dogs. They would often use stolen puppies and other dogs to try to encourage the Pit Bull to kill.
These breeders and trainers would go as far as feed them with gunpowder to make them mean.
In addition, they used other people to beat the dogs with clubs in order for them to turn aggressive toward strangers.
The breeders and trainers had no other choice but to discard these dogs.
The terrible harm that was done to these dogs made them very difficult to bring home as pets and the harm done to the dog’s reputation was beyond measurable.
While most people shun these dogs because of their notorious reputation, some people seek them in order to have the toughest dog on the block.
Although certain types of breeds filled the position throughout the years, it was not until the early 1980’s when the Pit Bull dog made it to the top of the list.
While most people think that this breed makes the supreme macho dog, a lot of them do not understand the instinctive nature of the breed and the training it requires.
In an attempt to create a bigger and more aggressive dog, these people promote random aggression and even cross their dogs with larger and more aggressive breeds.
This mixture of bad breeding and bad training produced more aggressive dogs that have resulted in this breeds notorious popularity.
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