Once regarded most dangerous dog, pit bulls benefit from softening attitudes, advocacy groups

  • Article by: BILL DRAPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 11, 2014 - 6:25 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog — the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.

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