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What have people mistaken your Pit Bull for?

Discussion in 'Dogs - Pit bull breeds specific' started by True_Pits, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. True_Pits

    True_Pits New Member

    I know I'm not the only one who have had people mistake my Pit Bull for a different breed.

    When Ven was a pup (very young and small pup) some one asked if he was a Mini Boxer puppy. Then when he was a little older some guy argued with me that he was a Shar Pei and couldn't believe he was a Pit Bull.

    When Santana was a pup I was also asked if she was a Boxer or a Boxer mix.

    When Twist was a pup a lady told me "What a cute American Bulldog puppy."

    I also had some one argue that my fawn Boxer MUST be a Pit Bull, first they asked and when I said NO she's a BOXER they said are you sure, because she looks like a Pit Bull to me. She must be a Pit Bull and she has her tailed docked. Some people are just morons :roll:
  2. GinaH

    GinaH New Member

    When Punkin was a Puppy I was asked if she was a Lab? Come on? She's a very light fawn. I guess because she has floppy ears. Pinky was also mistaken for an American Bulldog when she was a pup.

    Punkins baby picture
  3. GinaH

    GinaH New Member

    Oops sorry double post! I hate it when that happens! :oops:
  4. BronxthePit

    BronxthePit New Member

    no they get it head on here. you know..as they run across the street....from a 3 month puppy :roll:

    yeah people! THINK!! running away REALLY helps !!
  5. Piper's Mom

    Piper's Mom New Member

    Piper has been mistaken for a Boxer pup many times - more so when she was smaller.
  6. MaxKellyAST

    MaxKellyAST New Member

    My AmStaffs are mistaken for those wretched Pit Bulls all the time
  7. Piper's Mom

    Piper's Mom New Member

    I see we have a comedian in the group! :mrgreen:
  8. loves-da-pits

    loves-da-pits New Member

    One of our neighbors thought Reese was a Mastiff.
  9. Sara

    Sara New Member

    My Honijade was thought to be a JRT once...???

    My Male Boerboel has been mistaken for a Pit MANY times...

    www.bantamkennels.com you can see both of them there...Not sure what people were thinking in either instance really.
  10. jrbuddha

    jrbuddha New Member

    My Pitbull was mistaken for a vicious killer! :D
  11. spencerpits

    spencerpits New Member

    I didn't have the pups mistaken for anything (Maggie's 1st litter), but someone commented about one girl who had a lot of skin to grow into that she could be a Sharpei. I think (not 100% sure) that Gauge probably got mistaken for a Boxer when we lived at our apt complex.
  12. someday

    someday New Member

    I've had people tell me Annie was a boxer many times, which is very funny when she goes to play with the boxer down the street..they don't look alike at all...lol
  13. SugarLovesPits

    SugarLovesPits New Member

    I was walking my dog Raychel when she was like 8 wks. old and some lady said awww can i pet her i said sure and she said this is a Boston Terrier right? :mrgreen: I was like ummm...noooo, I told her she was a pitbull puppy and she suddenly pulled her hand back and backed away she said oh i'm sorry i didn't know!!!!!! I couldn't believe it first the lady obviously knows nothing about dogs or atleast not terriers and second she was terrified of an 8 wk. old puppy!! COME ON!!!!!
  14. goob

    goob New Member

    Goo- "One of those racing dogs" (Greyhound.... ummm....?), Mastiff, Chocolate lab (50 lb brindle colored pit bull=chocolate lab.... right :y_the_best: )

    Haley- rotty (? White and brown?), bulldog (this by an 11 yo kid, so I'm pretty sure he was talking about EBs), lab (haha, don't they wish :mrgreen: ), boxer

    And here's one that made my day a few years ago... I had the hot dog (dachshund) playing fetch/tug up at the school, and as some kids walked by, one told me she must've been "mixed with pit" because that's she only way she could hold onto a rope toy like that :lol: It wasn't until later that I realized how sad that really was :?

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