The Pit Bull. American Pit Bull Terrier. Pit Bull ‘type’. The banned breed of Britain. The ‘devil dog’. There is absolutely zero doubt, as breed reputations go, this is the dog who suffers the most from a bad reputation. Is it deserved? Well, we can answer that quite easily; NO!
The myths and outright lies that follow this breed around are some of the most sensational (and plain wrong) you’ll ever hear.
Pit Bulls do not, for example, have a ‘locking jaw’. They just don’t. Anatomically, that’s false. If you hear anyone say that Pit Bulls have a locking jaw, you already know they’re talking nonsense.
Here’s some more Pit Bull lies you may have heard: