Bill Murphy
Bill Murphy

My wife and I have been involved in Pit Bull rescue for just over a year. In that short time we have saved 5 dogs from being euthanized, one that was nearly starved to death, and one that would have been killed in her home state of Ohio due to BSL. We have adopted 2 and fostered 8 and of that total only one of them was even remotely human aggressive. But this poor 9 mo. old puppy had spent her entire life crated in a basement. She didn't know the joy of playing with other dogs until she...

My wife and I have been involved in Pit Bull rescue for just over a year. In that short time we have saved 5 dogs from being euthanized, one that was nearly starved to death, and one that would have been killed in her home state of Ohio due to BSL. We have adopted 2 and fostered 8 and of that total only one of them was even remotely human aggressive. But this poor 9 mo. old puppy had spent her entire life crated in a basement. She didn't know the joy of playing with other dogs until she came to us. She didn't know that people aren't all cruel and heartless, she didn't know there was an entire world outside of that basement. And she is learning, learning to play, learning to trust, and learning to be loved. Humans "broke" her and it is our responsibility as compassionate humans to "fix" her. To blame her for how she behaves, when that behavior was programmed into her from birth by humans, would be very unfair.

Roger Depot
Roger Depot
  • Bill Murphy

Bill you and Catherine are doing an awesome job not only in saving these dogs but in getting the word out about these special dogs thank you for everything think you do

Laura Beth
Laura Beth
  • Bill Murphy

You guys inspire me every day!!

Wendye Kolles
Wendye Kolles
  • Bill Murphy

God bless you and your loved ones Bill! God bless ALL animals and the people who are passionate about them! xo xo xo xo xo xo

Luke Collins
Luke Collins
  • Bill Murphy

MATE!!!!! IF I COULD HUG AND KISS YOU FOR WHAT YOU HAVE DONE I WOULD!!!!!!!!! YOU PEOPLE MEEN THE WORLD TO ME :) AND TO THE ANIMALS YOU HELPED SAVE!! XXX

Astrid Berg
Astrid Berg
  • Bill Murphy

thank you soooo much for saving these terribly wronged-by humans??- souls-they are "hunted down " here in germany too- it makes me sick-

Jennifer Olson
Jennifer Olson
  • Bill Murphy

Bill, Can you send me your rescues info? Is it a 501c3? I donate to pitbull rescues each year and want to make sure I spread the love :-)

Jeanetta Emmert
Jeanetta Emmert
  • Bill Murphy

GOD BLESS YOU BOTH..........I SO wish there were more people in this world like you guys!!!

Sue Branson Leverich Gibson
Sue Branson Leverich Gibson
  • Bill Murphy

you are awesome....

Phyllis De Santis Cisson

Since I was born we've had all types of dogs and cats. Pit bulls are BY FAR the most loyal kind and loving breed of all the large dogs I've owned. As long as I live I WILL ALWAYS have a pit in my house. People who fear the breed needs to do their homework before voicing their hate and stupidity.

Robin Nardozzi
Robin Nardozzi
  • Phyllis De Santis Cisson

Well said my friend...

Claudia Mattheiss
Claudia Mattheiss

Most people wouldn't even know a pitbul when they see one. All they know is the stuff they read in the hyped up media reports. Some facts about pitbuls...

1. The original name of the breed was Irish Nanny dogs.
2. One famous pit did exactly what the original purpose of the breed was...to protect the children of farmers while the adults were out on the fields..... Pete from the Little Rascals...a Pitbul!
3. The most highly decorated military dog ever is... a 35 lbs pitbul. The reasons for...

Most people wouldn't even know a pitbul when they see one. All they know is the stuff they read in the hyped up media reports. Some facts about pitbuls...

1. The original name of the breed was Irish Nanny dogs.
2. One famous pit did exactly what the original purpose of the breed was...to protect the children of farmers while the adults were out on the fields..... Pete from the Little Rascals...a Pitbul!
3. The most highly decorated military dog ever is... a 35 lbs pitbul. The reasons for his decoration was NOT his ability to attack but his uncanny ability to warn the troops in the trenches of mustard gas attacks in WW2 and the fact that he ran out into the battlefield and dragged an injured US soldier back to the trenches...the man weighed 5 times as much as the dog but the dog did it anyway. A pitbul named Sargent Stubby.

Pitbuls have a major fault...they are extremely dedicated and loyal.

Ann M Janwich
Ann M Janwich

Such a misunderstood breed, we need to continue to educate the public on how loving these wonderful dogs are, and teach them that discrimination is never warranted

Tina Ricard
Tina Ricard
  • Ann M Janwich

God bless you Ann!

Kaysee Hood
Kaysee Hood

People need to see that pit bulls are not as terrible as we're made to believe. It is us who've made them these scary little creatures. My mom had one and the only problem we had was she get too excited about something and forget she was playing with short kids she could knock over, but that's a problem with every huge dog. Animals only act as they're treated.

Patti Nelson-McWilliams
Patti Nelson-McWilliams
  • Kaysee Hood

We are blaming the wrong end of the leash

Maureena Lucas
Maureena Lucas

It's BS the reputation they have. I own a pitbull and my Yorkie is way more aggressive than him!

Sherri Merante
Sherri Merante
  • Maureena Lucas

my chihuahuas are fighters

Jessica Benites
Jessica Benites

Pit bulls are great dogs if bred and raised right.

April Grzeskowiak
April Grzeskowiak
  • Jessica Benites

yes they are

Mara Wasserstein Koorse

Because I believe yhis is breed bigotry plain and simple. It is HUMANS and their greed that created the horror of the dogfighting billion dollar empire! Anal holocaust in America is a true natoonal disgrace!! AND if there are 100, 000 humans standing up again bsl; wher
e are the rest if the 100, 000, 000 good people of the USA???

Cyndy Powell Midgett
Cyndy Powell Midgett
  • Mara Wasserstein Koorse

I am for all our fur babies and I want to make a change. Is there anyone else that truly and I mean truly that wants to put an end to this? This is what I am doing but if we get a million or even half a million people to march on Washington, D.C. we can win this war on killing our animals.

Catherine Kaylor-south

I am 63 years old... I have had dogs my WHOLE life and I have truely loved them all... with ALL my heart... BUT a year ago a Little female Pit showed up on my property... she had a ripped ear a cut across her foot and a deep impression like from a rope or somthing around her neck... she was hiding under my car... she was scared... I tried to find the owners... but to no avail... so I kept her... I have to say she STOLE my heart... she is the MOST lovable... silly... WONDERFUL spirited dog I...

I am 63 years old... I have had dogs my WHOLE life and I have truely loved them all... with ALL my heart... BUT a year ago a Little female Pit showed up on my property... she had a ripped ear a cut across her foot and a deep impression like from a rope or somthing around her neck... she was hiding under my car... she was scared... I tried to find the owners... but to no avail... so I kept her... I have to say she STOLE my heart... she is the MOST lovable... silly... WONDERFUL spirited dog I have EVER had..... she is SPECIAL and her and my Lab/ Border Collie just LOVE each other... These are WONDERFUL Beautiful Loving Innocent Beings.... If you happen to be lucky enough to have one... you will ALWAYS have them... They are sooo special..... Two of my neighbors have Pits and they have Kids and they are just part of the family... My dogs are MY FAMILY... It's the PEOPLE who are BAD... NOT the Pits... They are SOOOO LOVING.... I LOVE MY PIT!

Mary Mccloskey
Mary Mccloskey
  • Catherine Kaylor-south

Totally agree !! It is how they are raised n treated. How is my buddy Bianca ??

Catherine Kaylor-south
Catherine Kaylor-south
  • Catherine Kaylor-south

I haven't seen her for a while .. maybe about 5 months ... you know those strange people over there .. but I did see BB and you would not believe how big he is now ... he has put on about 40 pounds .... they neuter him a couple years ago .... he's a sweetheart ... not a mean bone in his body ... I love BB ...

Clif Pennington
Clif Pennington

These beautiful animals are born as innocent and full of potential as any other dog breed with more intelligence, loyalty, and understanding than most. They happen to very strong, particularly in chest and legs and love to run and play. Their very attributes are twisted by certain sick individuals in the world who have abused their strength and abused them in horrific ways to create an undeserved reputation as inherently mean, cruel, or aggressive. ANY DOG CAN BE ABUSED AND GIVEN THESE...

These beautiful animals are born as innocent and full of potential as any other dog breed with more intelligence, loyalty, and understanding than most. They happen to very strong, particularly in chest and legs and love to run and play. Their very attributes are twisted by certain sick individuals in the world who have abused their strength and abused them in horrific ways to create an undeserved reputation as inherently mean, cruel, or aggressive. ANY DOG CAN BE ABUSED AND GIVEN THESE CHARACTERISTICS. If you ever own and love a pit or PB mix, you'll never consider wanting another breed!

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