Among the many reasons this would not make pit bull-type dogs dangerous towards humans today is that dog-directed aggression and human-directed aggression are two distinct things. It is very common for dogs who are aggressive toward other dogs to not be aggressive toward humans. Further, there is significant behavioral variability within dogs of the same breed or breed-type. It is inaccurate to “brand” all dogs of a breed or breed-type as behaving similarly. See below regarding the Penn study on this subject.
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