BARX + BLOOMS BARX + BLOOMS is a San Francisco based company that designs insanely beautiful and high quality collars that help change perceptions of misunderstood breeds; namely, the beloved Pit Bull. Their Flower Collars reflect the kindness and beauty of Pit Bulls and combat the fear-based assumptions about this special breed. Above all, they want to grant these misunderstood dogs an opportunity to show how wonderful they truly are. In support of their effort,…"Dog Rescue Stories: BARX + BLOOMS is Dedicated to Changing People’s Perceptions of Misunderstood Pit Bull Type Dogs"
Best Friends Animal Society believes all dogs are individuals and deserve a chance at happy lives, no matter their breed. What is BSL? BSL stands for breed-specific legislation. It refers to laws that ban or restrict certain types of dogs based simply on their appearance, usually because they are perceived as dangerous. BSL is a misnomer in that BSL laws are anything but specific. These laws target dogs not because they are a specific breed,…"Ending dog breed discrimination against pit bull terriers and other dogs"
Don’t let pit bull prejudice keep you from appreciating these cute canines. It’s no secret that pit bulls have a bad rap. They’re known for being used in illegal dog fighting rings, and with breed discrimination laws, many housing communities—and even whole cities—ban the breed altogether. But the truth is, the only scary thing about these square-faced canines is how incredibly adorable they are. In an effort to end the stereotyping of this misunderstood dog…"15 Times #PitBullLove Proved That Pit Bulls Are Terrifyingly Adorable"
Working on bashing breed stereotypes, “Walking Dead” actor Jon Bernthal is showing the world how great pit bull ownership can be with adorable pics of his new puppy. Actor Jon Bernthal just adopted a puppy, and he’s taken to his various social media platforms to profess his love for his new canine companion. Named Lil Bam Bam Bernthal, the pint-sized pitty pup was lucky to end up in the hands of the “Walking Dead” star,…"‘Walking Dead’ Actor Adopts Pit Bull Puppy Advocating Against Breed Legislation"
Midnight Circus in the Parks is featuring rescued pit bull-type dogs in their acts and dispelling the stigma associated with the breed with every trick. Rescued dogs from the city of Chicago are now stars of a circus act, sharing the stage with their human family members. Performing in skits, jumping through hoops, and tumbling with clowns, these pit bull-type pups are showing everyone the value of adoption, and are breaking down the stigmas associated…"Rescued Pit Bulls Star in Chicago Circus Act"
German Shepherds and Labrador Retrievers aren’t the only dog breeds worthy of work. When most people think of working dogs, they envision German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, or maybe even German Short Haired Pointers. The breed farthest from their minds is the pit bull. Pit bulls conjure images of illegal dog fighting rings and brutal attacks, but that’s all about to change. Pit bulls have been shackled with a bad reputation, and pit bull-like breeds battle…"Deed Not Breed: 6 Working Pit Bulls Defying Stereotypes"
From the moment Meatball the pit bull met his forever family, he’s been grinning from ear to ear Just look at this face. Meatball, or “Meaty” for short, was adopted by Fresno, California, resident Lisa Reilly two years ago after she spotted him in a photo posted by Fresno Bully Rescue. In a Petco blog post, Reilly wrote that she just had a feeling that Meatball was “the one.” “You really can’t have a bad…"This Rescued Pit Bull’s Nonstop Smile Is Completely Contagious"
The Albanian pitbull is a very rare dog breed. Indeed, so rare that it has but a single exemplar: Titus, the canine with cheetah markings (seen above) whose image was suddenly posted all over the Internet in March 2016. Dogs with the cheetah-like appearance of Titus don’t naturally exist, of course, but there are a couple of different ways of effectively creating the illusion that they do: digitally manipulating photographs of dogs to add in…"Meet Titus, Albanian pitbull, the only of its kind."
Kaley Cuoco was recently on the Ellen Show and she shared some interesting information about what her Pitbull likes to do. You won’t believe it, and this is sure to make you LOL. Everybody loves a soak in a hot tub, but every dog? Check out the hilarious video Kaley Cuoco brought for Ellen!"I Can’t Believe What This Pit Bull Likes To Do! I’m Obsessed With This Clip From Ellen!"