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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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
  • Evelyn Duffy

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.

Michelle Zimmermann
Michelle Zimmermann

Instead of banning family pets, BAN POLITICIANS!

Rebecca Corry
Rebecca Corry
  • Michelle Zimmermann

We are gonna get them to see the truth. Ignorance is based in fear. They have nothing to fear but their own ignorance.

Sylvia Hodson
Sylvia Hodson
  • Michelle Zimmermann

well said

Joanne Hamilton
Joanne Hamilton

There are no bad dogs, just bad owners. Punish the deed, not the breed. BSL is wrong on all accounts!

Rebecca Corry
Rebecca Corry
  • Joanne Hamilton

Yes it is!!

Sylvia Hodson
Sylvia Hodson
  • Joanne Hamilton

" YES YES"

Carrie Stacy
Carrie Stacy

pits r loveable ..not a mean dog its how they r raise any dog that is raised wrong can make them mean we have 3 one is 8 yrs old..

Josh Hammock
Josh Hammock

I love my pit and just because of the stupid ass people in this world we cant have them ofan were gonna fight for the right to have them

Marcie Pino-Timmons
Marcie Pino-Timmons

We have had Chicago, our first ever a blue nose american bull terrier as I refer to his breed, because of ignorant people. He is the best dog I have ever had smart, loving and he has great manners. We are an older couple and even thou he's never shown aggression I know he would protect us with his life.

Karen Meints Williamson

We have a pit bull and he thinks he's a lap dog. He is good with kids and people and other animals. It's the way their treated. Any dog can be a bad dog.

Alison Mousel-Russell
Alison Mousel-Russell

Pit bulls are the best. You need to ban the bad owners. Not the dogs!!!

Heidi Baer
Heidi Baer
  • Alison Mousel-Russell

Agreed : )

Collette Rammelsberg
Collette Rammelsberg

No thank you. they are born to be mean. It is not people making them mean. they are ment to be mean period.

Rebecca Corry
Rebecca Corry
  • Collette Rammelsberg

This might be the dumbest comment I've read. Congrats!

Despina M. Andrelus
Despina M. Andrelus
  • Collette Rammelsberg

Wow. I've been spelling "ignorant" incorrectly all this time... Thx for apprising me that the correct spelling is "Collette Fri Rammelsberg".

Kristyne Celaya
Kristyne Celaya
  • Collette Rammelsberg

WOW....some needs a reality check.... i agree with rebecca and despina.

Michelle Van Blerk
Michelle Van Blerk
  • Collette Rammelsberg

Collette I really feel sorry for you. You seem to be one of those people that judge first and get facts later. I really would like to urge you to go and do some reading up on this whole matter. Broaden your own knowledge before making an uneducated comment. If you can make a statement like that then I can only asume we dont have bad parents either their bad kids where born that way and made we should just kill all those bad born kids as well

Yvonne Bourgeois Smith
Yvonne Bourgeois Smith

We as a whole stand for freedom, So many battles fought for our freedom. Who is to speak for our animals but us, humans. No one has the right to ban a breed do to the stupidity, fear, and being uneducated. If we start letting our gov. take away our rights a little at a time, we no longer have a say in what go's . So does that mean that in 1776 those our fought and died for our independents had died for nothing? Do we as american's stand up and fight against this or simply sit back and say...

We as a whole stand for freedom, So many battles fought for our freedom. Who is to speak for our animals but us, humans. No one has the right to ban a breed do to the stupidity, fear, and being uneducated. If we start letting our gov. take away our rights a little at a time, we no longer have a say in what go's . So does that mean that in 1776 those our fought and died for our independents had died for nothing? Do we as american's stand up and fight against this or simply sit back and say nothing? Then when we lose are independents don't try the blame game. It then becomes your fault.

Despina M. Andrelus
Despina M. Andrelus
  • Yvonne Bourgeois Smith

Amen!

Kristyne Celaya
Kristyne Celaya
  • Yvonne Bourgeois Smith

Damn right!

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