Christina Marie
Christina Marie

32 years ago, we had a dog named "Quinto"...that dog saved not only me, but my now 31 year old daughter from attackers and a german shepard...it's not the breed people...it's the people who abuse them and the breeds that are trained by abuse and for aggression.

Rebecca Corry
Rebecca Corry
  • Christina Marie

Wow. Amazing. Love it!

Bobbie Jo Battaglia
Bobbie Jo Battaglia

theirs only bad owners my pitbulls my children play with all the time and one is 9yrs and I have owed him his entire life he doesnt have a mean bone in his body!!!

Shawn MacDonald
Shawn MacDonald

I had over a hundred of these dogs. I had other breeds also. The most loyal and gentle animals were the pits. Bad owners not bad dogs

Bez Mac
Bez Mac

They are banned in Australia, I have met people who are worse. A beautiful dog. I agree, it's the owners and people, Not the pitbull. I have a staffy, close relation to the pitbull, 13 years of age and never seen her violent, she is so gentle

DenaLeigh Ahrens
DenaLeigh Ahrens

I don't even know where to start with this topic... I'll just say I have 2 rescues myself, a pit-mix & full all blue pittie with one eye who was abused before we got her & it took many people country wide to get her to her forever home with us. She was left to die under a bush in Texas & by the grace of God, someone took her, paid for her eye surgery (it was hanging out of her head!) and found a rescue in upstate new York that would take her & they transported her there. Then she went to 2...

I don't even know where to start with this topic... I'll just say I have 2 rescues myself, a pit-mix & full all blue pittie with one eye who was abused before we got her & it took many people country wide to get her to her forever home with us. She was left to die under a bush in Texas & by the grace of God, someone took her, paid for her eye surgery (it was hanging out of her head!) and found a rescue in upstate new York that would take her & they transported her there. Then she went to 2 foster homes, finally ending up in New Hampshire! We went to the ends of the earth to get her with the extensive adoption process, etc. Then we drove all night on Christmas eve a few years ago to get her so she would be home with us Xmas. (She already had a stocking full of toys & bed waiting) she is now thriving & the most fun loving, silly, costume wearing dog ever. We have a toddler (2) who she loves very much & loves to follow around all day... Both dogs do! I couldn't imagine life without her!

Ashleigh Hall
Ashleigh Hall
  • DenaLeigh Ahrens

an amazing story! kudos to you and your family!

Linda Holmberg
Linda Holmberg
  • DenaLeigh Ahrens

Love

Kristyne Celaya
Kristyne Celaya
  • DenaLeigh Ahrens

Beautiful!

Anonymous
Anonymous

Bad owners giving these poor dogs a bad name....

Evelyn Eftalia Duffy
Evelyn Eftalia 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 Eftalia 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 Eftalia 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 Eftalia 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 Johnson Smith
Andria Johnson Smith
  • Evelyn Eftalia 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 Eftalia 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 Eftalia 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.

Heather Don Thornhill
Heather Don Thornhill

its the people mistreating the dogs... hate the treatment and abuse not the breed!!!!!

Penny Chevalley
Penny Chevalley

signed, shared and have friends signing as we speak!

Brian Weikel
Brian Weikel

Signed and shared!!!! Thanks Bex for doing what you do.... you are a hero

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