Evelyn Duffy
Evelyn Duffy

In England, Pit Bulls are known as the nanny dog because they are so gentle with children; as Heather says, its the people, not the dogs.

Birgit Voluntarist Michael
Birgit Voluntarist Michael
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In England pitbulls are banned. https://www.gov.uk/control-dog-public/banned-dogs We called them nanny dogs, find a few clips of Little Rascals, they had Sparky a pitbull who watched over them ..

Despina M. Andrelus
Despina M. Andrelus
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And from a quick search, here are three examples of the proven point of how seriously, selflessly, sweet, precious pittys can be (and many more where these came from!) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUV1oTciznE , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75GEzD6wh8o , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLnhy6oHQ1M

Steffen Roßkamp
Steffen Roßkamp
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This is absolutely true. But people tend to only see how an animal acts and then think that is how he/she acts naturally, completely neglecting the heavy influence of the training and treatment he/she got from the people.

Andria Smith
Andria Smith
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My pittie is a Nanny dog! He absolutely loves my 2 granddaughters. When my youngest granddaughter was just learning to walk....he would let us know when she was 'sneaking' to the stairs and when she was upstairs, he would position his body between her and the stairs....NO way was going to fall down the stairs on HIS watch. :) Love my pittie, Dakota!

Becky Hulse
Becky Hulse
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not with my 2 year old cousin.... it killed him and it was his dog so dont tell me its the owner...

Sarah Brooks
Sarah Brooks
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Becky, I am sorry to hear about your cousin. But, it isn't the breed. Some dogs have a wire loose, just like people do. I volunteer at a 100% no-kill shelter. We have 5 "VIP" dogs. One has actually been diagnosed bipolar. He is friendly one second, and the next he viciously growls. We have 2 others that will act normal and then start pacing the yard and bite without warning. These dogs are used to us because they are permanent residents, but will still bite. Certain people take them out, not...

Becky, I am sorry to hear about your cousin. But, it isn't the breed. Some dogs have a wire loose, just like people do. I volunteer at a 100% no-kill shelter. We have 5 "VIP" dogs. One has actually been diagnosed bipolar. He is friendly one second, and the next he viciously growls. We have 2 others that will act normal and then start pacing the yard and bite without warning. These dogs are used to us because they are permanent residents, but will still bite. Certain people take them out, not knowing what their attitude is that day. NONE of these dogs are pit bull. No trace of pit bull at all. Pit bulls aren't vicious as everyone makes them out to be. I work with all kinds of dogs all the time and I honestly have never met a smarter and more gentle breed of dog.

Gloria Fernandez
Gloria Fernandez

I have a pit bull too and she is very gentle.

Rosanne Ciambra
Rosanne Ciambra

I have 2 from rescue. I LOVE them with my heart. Good dogs they are

Marie Nayman
Marie Nayman

How do you go about getting things started in orher states?

Rebecca Corry
Rebecca Corry
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Start a causes page and make a petition. Get signatures. Organize a march. Take matters into your own hands!

Loraine Casassa
Loraine Casassa

When you come home you are so greeted with love & affection, they only ask for food & water.

Tiffany Holmes-Schaafsma

I think people should be euthanized for vicious and evil treatment of dofs for the sole purpose of fightingetc

Siddhatha Ananda
Siddhatha Ananda

Hi5 keep the pressure up

Julie Horton Travis
Julie Horton Travis

I have a wonderful Pit. Got him at 4mo old from the San Pedro shelter. We raised our Pit as a family dog, and that he does well. Thank you for your efforts to save the Pits.

Lynne Aaron
Lynne Aaron

I have a small pitbull/ shepherd. she would not hurt anyone but i am told that i can't rent a place for us to live and her 3 month old son too. the law must be changed. even small dogs can bite too.

Heather Downie Lewis
Heather Downie Lewis

I ♥ pitbulls!!

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