October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month

Did you know that? Did you know that there’s a whole MONTH to let other peoples know about the awesomeness of us pit bull-type doggies?

Here’s a super great article from DogTime about 10 ways you can celebrate and educate, even if you don’t share your home with a pittie.

And here’s a Most Wonderful happy-making movie from the Palm Springs Animal Shelter that you can share to remind others that for every bad story you hear on the news, there’s hundreds of thousands of us pit bull-type doggies just living out ordinary lives with responsible owners in loving homes.

PS Animal Shelter Pit Bull Appreciation Day from Rand Larson on Vimeo.

If you can’t see the movie, click here.

Comments

  1. chicamom85 says:

    You are awesome and everyone needs to know it!

    Loveys Sasha

  2. OMG that was the most touching and wonderful video ever made about your so adorable but mistreated breed … what a happy music video to celebrate you kind of pooches :0]

  3. Just yesterday when a friend asked what a pit bull was, SHE explained that the sweet, gentle dog playing with her (friend’s) nephew would be classified as a pit bull because of her big blocky head. She’s a Bull Arab X but so well behaved.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  4. Declan Greyhound says:

    We’ve met so many lovely Pittie types here in Blogville. Spread the word! Deccy x

  5. Mayzie you my sweet are most deserving of a National Day!!
    Lookin’ beautiful too.
    Your BFFF
    Madi

  6. My daddy keeps saying he thinks I am part pittie. We may do one of those DNA thingies to see for sure. I would be proud to be a pittie.

    Millie

  7. We are proud to be friends of lots of awesome pitties!

  8. What a great post to celebrate wonderful pitties.

  9. I love pitties. Sweet, lovable and I am proud to call several of them my friends.
    Blessings,
    Goose

  10. dear mayzie,

    you are a lovely representative of our type! much gratitude to you for your continued efforts to bring awareness and education to all.

    fondly,
    asa

  11. Maybe we need to bombard the media with stories of well behaved pit bulls? You are right, people focus on 1 bad story, and forget that there are 1000′s more that are good.

    Sam

  12. Frankie Furter and Ernie says:

    Super WONDERFUL POST Mayzie… and this SPECIAL MONTH is SO well deserved.

  13. fernerose says:

    No Mayzie i didn’t know there was a whole months for you guys but I do now!!!!!! Thank you Mayzire!!!!

  14. That is so true. You are awesome Mayzie and you are the perfect example of a really nice pit bull. I did not know that this was Pit Bull month, so glad to find out. Take care.

  15. Woof to you Mayzie!!!! My assistant and I LOVE you and all pittie and pittie mixes in general!!!! In fact, a pittie mix made an appearance in one of my latest posts. Much love to you Mayzie – XXOO – Mazzie
    http://mazzietakesmanhattan.com/post/33688424978/traitors-in-my-midst

  16. Yay for pit bull awareness month!!!!!

  17. Wee has but 1 fing to say Mayzie………………………….

    PIBBLES ROCK !

    Lovs
    Da K Krew
    xxxxxxxxx

  18. Edumacation is the key! Grreat job, pretty Mayzie!

  19. Thanks for sharing about the month dedicated to all of us pit bull-types (and the people/doggies/kittehs who love us)!

    XOXO,
    Turkey and Polly Pocket

  20. Jed & Abby in MerryLand, USA says:

    We didn’t know about Pittie Awareness Month, either, but it’s a GREAT idea! Mama is hoping to persuade our legislature to pass a state law next session outlawing breed specific legislation in some of our counties – including the one we live in. Ignorance must be fought or we are all condemned to live in darkness.

  21. Hi Mayzie! – long time no woof! Just wanted to say hello ;-) Belated thank you also for your lovely note about my Glaucoma Sickie. I’m sorry I haven’t commented in ages – I do swing by to catch up on what you’re up to but it’s just been really hard to always find time to leave a comment…but I hope you’re all well. I haven’t forgotten you! :-) Oh – and I wanted to tell you that there is a very special Pit Bull in the children’s story that Hsin-Yi is trying to write…so if we’re ever lucky enough to get it published one day, we hope that it might help to change people’s thoughts about Pit Bulls! :-)

    Slobbers,
    Honey the Great Dane

  22. Miss Mayzie,
    I am happy to report that none of my family members have ever met a pit bull that was anything other than loving. Of course there was the little stray pittie that momma brought home overnight once. She bonded with momma immediately and kept all her other doggies out of the room, but that’s OK because the little gal went to a rescue group the next day and found a great home where she would be an only dog.

    Kisses,
    Dexter

  23. I adore pit bulls! And, I didn’t know that they had their own month. That’s great!

  24. We LOVE October and National Pit Bull Awareness month! It’s a time for us to celebrate all the GREAT things Pit Bulls are!

    We gave you an award – stop by to pick it up!
    http://rescuek9.blogspot.com

  25. We LOVE October and Pit Bull Awareness Day! We get to celebrate all the good stuff about us pit bulls!

    We gave you an award – stop by to pick it up!
    http://rescuek9.blogspot.com

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