Pit bull ownership studies ::
Studies and research papers examining the owners of high risk dog breeds and the deviant culture of dogfighting authored by doctors, psychologists, universities and animal welfare specialists.
- Vicious Dogs Part 2: Criminal Thinking, Callousness, and Personality Styles of Their Owners, by Allison M. Schenk, B.A., Laurie L. Ragatz, M.S., and William J. Fremouw, Ph.D, A.B.P.P., Journal of Forensic Sciences, November 10, 2011.
- Vicious Dogs: The Antisocial Behaviors and Psychological Characteristics of Owners, by Laurie Ragatz, M.A., William Fremouw, Ph.D., Tracy Thomas, M.A., and Katrina McCoy, B.S., Journal of Forensic Sciences, March 3, 2009.
- Ownership of High Risk ("Vicious") Dogs as a Marker for Deviant Behaviors: Implications for Risk Assessment, by Jaclyn E. Barnes, Barbara W. Boat, Frank W. Putnam, Harold F. Dates, Andrew R. Mahlman, Journal for Interpersonal Violence, 2006; 21; 1616.
- Views of College Students on Pit Bull "Ownership" New Providence, The Bahamas, by Tyrone J. Burrows Jr., William J. Fielding, The College of the Bahamas, Society & Animals, 13-2; 2005.
- Dog Fighting Detailed Discussion, by Hanna Gibson, Michigan State University College of Law, Animal Legal and Historical Center, 2005.
- Managing the Stigma of Outlaw Breeds: A Case Study of Pit Bull Owners, by Hillary Twining, Arnold Arluke, Gary Patronek, Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy, Society & Animals Journal of Human-Animal Studies, Vol. 8 Number 1, 2000.
- Dogmen: The Rationalization of Deviance, by Craig J. Forsythe, Rhonda D. Evans, Texas A&M University, Society & Animals Journal of Human-Animal Studies, Vol. 6 Number 3, 1998 .