Pit bulls responsible for most NYC bite victims over three-year period

They’re the pits.

Pit bulls chomp on more New Yorkers than any other breed of pooch in the Big Apple, troubling city data show.

American Pit Bull Terriers and mixes accounted for 2,610 bites between 2015 and 2017 — 30 percent of all dog-bite victims, according to the most recent city Department of Health stats.

The disturbing tally is more than seven times any other breed — despite pit bulls being just the sixth most common breed of licensed dogs in New York City. (Yorkshire Terriers are first.)

Shih Tzus were the second worst NYC biters with 364 attacks, followed by Chihuahuas, with 344.

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