It is incorrect to stereotype a dog based on its breed. Their behavior is influenced more by their upbringing than by their genetic composition… However, this hasn’t stopped many canines from having a negative image. Pit bulls, in particular, have a long history of being cruel and aggressive. It has had a significant detrimental impact: pit bulls are the most commonly found canine breed in dog shelters. However, they do not deserve it. Most pit bulls are as charming as any other dog, and they get along well with children and other animals, as well as being devoted to their owners. One cop seen personally how people stereotype these dogs after one “arrest” changed his entire perspective.
In 2018, the Texarkana Texas Police Department received a report of a “vicious dog” on the loose in the area. Officer Travis Frost responded and discovered the dog on someone’s lawn. He expected the dog to chase or attack him based on the call. “Travis said that he left the door of his patrol unit open so he could quickly jump back in if the dog was vicious and came after him,” a law enforcement official said.
The dog gladly went into the patrol car and took the front seat. Officer Frost was undoubtedly relieved at how simple this job had become: he and the dog got along like old friends, snapping photos together. Looking out the window, the dog liked the ride. Frost discovered that someone imagined this dog was “vicious” because of how he appeared, and he felt horrible that such a sweet creature was categorized by his breed.
“While you should always be cautious around any dog you don’t know, don’t assume that all pit bulls are bad dogs,” Officer Frost stated in a Facebook post. “They might be really loving like this guy was this morning.” The dog did approach him, but he was enthusiastically wagging his tail. The officer was able to pet the dog, who gratefully accepted his assistance. Fortunately, everything worked out for this pit bull: it turns out he has his own family and had just gotten out.
The dog was microchipped by the owner, but the information was out of date, making it difficult to locate them. However, he was soon picked up at the local animal care center. The most essential thing is that this dog has a loving owner who nurtured and taught him properly. Thank you to this officer for bringing this dog home safely and for sharing this vital story: pit bulls aren’t vicious just because they’re pit bulls. If you agree, please share!