Often dogs are trained to fight and attack. Pitbulls have a bad reputation rooted in bad human behavior; it's not the breed's fault. The behavior of a few Pitbulls doesn't mean that the breed is inherently vicious. Instead it means that their humans are assholes. I've personally met many Pitbulls who were just big mushpots of love.
37 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Pit Bulls
Pitbulls were originally known as nanny dogs - because they are great with children and they will protect "their" children no matter what. They will literally put their own life on the line without giving it a second thought.
Othello - URGENT - Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, NY - ADOPT OR FOSTER - Adult Neutered Male Pit Bull - Sad and nervous to be here! Othello is housetrained and crate trained. He knows the commands: "sit", "stay", "down" and "come". Othello is used to living in an active home with children. He is friendly and playful with kids, but wary of new people. His favorite activities are running and playing. He also really like other dogs and is uninterested in cats!