Pit bulls often get a bad rap, but it turns out it may not be deserved. In fact, the three most aggressive dog breeds in the United States are Dachshunds, Chihuahuas, and Jack Russels, and it is believed that their smaller size plays a role in their fear-based aggression.
There is a lot of other misinformation out there that leads to the demonization of pit bulls and related breeds, such as the myth of the locking jaw. Educate yourself on the facts before you decide whether the breed is for you. Learn the basics of pit bulls from this helpful infographic.