He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. ~ Author Unknown
The term “pit bull” is not a specific breed of dog, rather a generic term that has come to encompass three breeds: the American Pit Bull Terrier, the American Staffordshire Terrier, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and mixes thereof. In fact, many different breeds and mixes can be mis-identified as “pit bulls” simply because of block shaped head and stocky build. For our purposes, we will refer to all of the pit bull breeds and mixes as “pit bull type dogs” or when we’re feeling lazy, “pitties.”
Here is an amazing article written by one woman, who never thought she could love a “vicious killer dog” like a pit bull, but who’s eyes were opened to the wonderful family pet they can be when she fell in love with a sweetie named Nola:
This page is a work in progress where we can add information and resources for pit bull owners, as well as for readers who want to learn a little more about them, as we come across it.