I hate the term "pit bull"?

I hate that a bunch of different dog breeds are lumped into one category, and called 'pit bulls.' And it isn't a very defined term either. It includes the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier for sure. But some people also include the American... show more I hate that a bunch of different dog breeds are lumped into one category, and called 'pit bulls.' And it isn't a very defined term either. It includes the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier for sure. But some people also include the American Bulldog, Bull Terrier, and Miniature Bull Terrier. And some people also include any other dog breed who might resemble a 'pit bull' or any mixed breed who looks like a 'pit bull.' So it is subjective. I think it creates a lot of confusion. I often refer to my American Pit Bull Terrier as a Pit Bull because it is easier for me, and Pit Bull is actually in the breed name, and it is not in the others.

When you hear the word "pit bull" what do you think of? And do you think that the term causes confusion?
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