This is the kind of dog news that makes me so happy there are advocates for the American Pit Bull Terrier. The wonderful dogs in this story wouldn’t have had a chance without them. There were so very many people working to have them all put to sleep, believing they’d never be rehabilitated… yet here they are. Ready to try again, to love someone fully and completely as only a dog can.
As a trainer and behavior expert, I can’t say enough good things about the American Pit Bull Terrier – and this article really has nailed it on the head. A fabulous read.
There are the perky, high-energy sorts like Lucas, all wagging tails and let’s-go-play vivaciousness. There are the runners like Curly, who never saw a fence line or dirt trail they couldn’t wear down. And there are the divas like Georgia, who go on publicity junkets and stay at the Beverly Hilton, wearing rhinestone-studded collars and hot pink tank tops that say “Biscuits are a girl’s best friend.” They could be your dog, your neighbor’s, even one of those you see in a magazine being doted on by a celebrity owner. These, though, are Michael Vick’s dogs. Fourteen months after some experts left them for dead – in fact, said they should die – they are alive and thriving at the Best Friends Animal Society in the rocky red hills of Utah, rewriting the book about what pit bulls really are and what they can be….”
Read the full article at: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gVao8CtqoHhjvlBvJA430ekDD8ogD9669T0G0