It was a little terrier cross that attacked me, probably 20 pounds. He latched onto my right arm, biting four of my fingers bloody, and my wrist. I have the scars from that, I ended up lifting him and hitting him into a wall to get him to let go.
All so bit by a border collie/lab cross, I'm not even sure how that happened.
Both dogs had metal instablities since puppyhood. Neither could be trusted and would often "snap" while otherwise appearing to be great dogs.
People that breed for tough looking and behavior in dogs, or not care about what is produced is the problem. Because of the rep of the APBT those people take advantage of that, a lot of not so bright people buy dogs based on looks and assumed behaviors. APBT do not have a locking jaw! They do have strong jaw muscles due to the shape of their head. Yes there is dogs regardless of breed (a lot of assumed APBTs are not they offend are crosses) that will attack due to lack of socialization, training, bad owners, and poor breeding. It happens in all breeds, unlucky for APBTs their history is a harsh one.
I have tons of people that admire my border collie, but I discourage as many as possible from getting one, they are high energy, destructive, and can be nerotic in behavior that will drive most people mad. He needs two walks a day, fetch in between, special diet because he burns calories like mad, and if not he digs, chews, nips, herds anything moving (or not).
Last edited by Cruiser; 03-22-2013 at 03:31 PM.