Pit Bulls are NOT Bullies After All

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There were once happy, loyal, and fun-loving dogs. As a matter of fact, they were one of the most famous family pets in the US. Believe it or not, President Theodore Roosevelt and Helen Keller are just among the number of owners who discovered the sweet and soft side of this kind of breed. On the other hand, these days, pit bulls and even mastiffs are the breeds often associated with violence, gangs, and other negative perspectives. As we celebrate the National Pit Bull Awareness month, let’s get to know more about this kind of dog.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Petey the Pitbull

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If you still could recall the famous movie on the year 1994, The Little Rascals. You would not believe in your eyes, Petey was a pit bull. Yes, the dog with a circle in his right eye was an American Pit Bull. Other than they can make your heart melt in these famous movies, they have their own way of making these Hollywood celebrities have the prime of their lives.
Not only the president and the famous author were amazed by its personality, the two Jessica’s in Hollywood have their thumbs up. Both Jessica Alba and Jessica Biel own a pit bull.

Dogs are Dogs

Cesar Milan and Junior

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No matter the breed, dogs are dogs. Those were the days where they were asked to be nannies and farm dogs. These days, they have been abused and oftentimes, abandoned. Call it improper training. According to Cesar Milan, the dog whisperer, It’s not about the breed, dogs are great companions. After all, why would they even be called a man’s best friend if they aren’t? Just like humans, each dog has its distinctive personality. There are those who are friendly and fun-loving. Meanwhile, there are those who sleep all day and do nothing at all. And there are those who do not even care to listen to their parents (human owners). Dogs are just being dogs. Whenever they are sad, they howl. If they’re mad and want to protect their owners, they fight back. It all boils down to how you take care and raise them. Humans have responsibilities – train them. This is where the key to maintain a good relationship with your pet comes in.

Each and everyone should be aware what pit bulls really are. Stop those negative feelings about these dogs. Although the government may have pit bull laws, but if you would be able to know one, you will probably may have change the way you look about them. If you are able to contact your local pet doctor for the right pet care and discuss your thoughts on this breed, you may be enlightened. All these dogs ask of, are just 3 things.

Pitbull Awareness Month

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Respect

Your pets are part of your family. You live on the same house and share the same memories. They deserve to have respect too.

Love

They protect you because they love you. Good and strong relationships know how to give and take. All they want is for you to love them in return.

Trust

The first time you lay your eyes on a pit bull might scare you. Don’t. Their looks can be deceiving, but once you get to know them, you will be surprised how loving they could be. Yes, just as any other breeds, they are loyal. Give your trust to them. They need it.

Happy National Pit Bull Awareness Month!

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