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Contrast essay by Louise Hensley I love both my pets! Sosha which is a red-nosed Pit-bull, and then there is Lilbit and she is a German Shepard. These two breeds of animals have their own special unique qualities of their own. As for the Pit-bull breed they are known for their intelligence, strength, and loyalty. They have also been marked for centuries now for their violence and aggressiveness towards people and other animals. They get their name from the Molossian family of dogs, which bear the name from the Molossi Tribe, which is a group of people who lived in Ancient Greece, and they favored the use of robust, muscular dogs in warfare. They are reknowned for their fierceness, and for the ability to intimidate the enemies of the tribe. The Greece later began to sell these dogs to Rome which they used to cross breed with their counterparts from the year 50 A.D to 410 A.D. and then was used for entertainment in the arenas and coliseums of Rome. Once in Rome the British dogs were sold to the Englishman, when they left to go back home the Englishmen took their dogs with them and this is how they ended up in the United States. Even though Sosha is a Pit-bull, she is nothing like they say, she is very well trained and mild mannered. Lilbit is a German Shepard and their breed is known for their largeness, intelligence, strength, and their ability in training. They were used to work in the fields for sheep herding. Also, because of their intelligence and obedience training they were often employed in police and military roles around the world. They are used to also help the less privileged, the blind and ones that are confined to wheelchairs. These dogs are very smart, committed, and loyal to their masters. German Shepherds make up 4.6% of all the dogs registered with the American Kennel Club. They are also nominated and recognized profoundly for their work in the…...

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