One USA City Studies Pit Bulls, Releases Disturbing Statistics

Wichita Animal Services, in the city of Wichita, Kansas, is releasing official statistics involving pit bulls, and the numbers are disturbing. (Click here for the article.)

From January through March of this year:

41 (32%) of dog attacks and bites involved pit bulls
10 (67%) of the dogs deemed dangerous were pit bulls
23 (24%) of the dog bites were caused by pit bulls
615 (22%) of complaints involved one or more pit bulls
354 (24%) of all dogs impounded were pit bulls

From the Wichita Police Department, 2004 through 2007:

In 2004 66% of all dogs encountered by PD were pit bulls.
In 2005 80% of all dogs encountered by PD were pit bulls.
In 2006 74% of all dogs encountered by PD were pit bulls.
In 2007 87% of all dogs encountered by PD were pit bulls.