I know, I know. Pitbulls are the best. What? Did you think I was going to tell you they’re the worst? See below: so vicious, so mean. Meanest nap time you ever saw!
But here’s the thing: being a pit bull owner comes with the responsibility of being a good breed ambassador. There is too much breed-specific legislation, prohibitive insurance policies, and negative press out there. Every dog is a good dog, and deserves a loving, stable home where they can thrive.
Turns out, they might like their kitty siblings!
They also might really like their elders, especially for cuddle puddle snuggles.
Community nap is best nap. Guaranteed. Especially on the heated floor. Land hippos unite!
So, ARE pit bulls family dogs? YOU BETCHA.
Let’s get some positive pittie videos!
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What can you do to help pitbull type dogs?
Look to the Stand Up For Pits Foundation!
10. They are a daily reminder to practice your Downward Dog.
Photo source: http://izismile.com/2011/12/04/top_100_animal_pics_of_the_week.html 9. A bed full of dogs is warmer and better insulated than your 0-degree, down sleeping bag.
Source: http://elitedaily.com/women/team-bed-55-ways-know-youre-absolutely-going/907232/ 8. They are a great buddy to enjoy the views with.
And they won’t complain that you are hiking too fast or their feet are cold.
Source: http://greenlikebathwater.tumblr.com/post/55834884912 7. You will never need to carry a bottle opener to a bonfire again.
Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/robynwilder/22-awesome-things-you-didnt-know-about-your-dog?sub=3332595_3142058#.qkW9gEJgQ2 6. They are a better judge of character than you.
Living in a mountain town, we know there is a high ratio of dirtbag males. You need a little extra help selecting a mate. Let your dog help you.
Source: http://www.oregonhumane.org/donate/ 5. Their unfettered joy bounding around in the snow is contagious.
Source: http://imgur.com/user/henriksen1 4. Ditto for their love of playing in the leaves.
Dogs will help you enjoy every season, the more we think about it.
Source: http://www.viralnova.com/dog-owners-will-understand/ 3. Dogs, trucks, and mountains belong together.
They form a perfect trinity with you in the middle.
Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/28057482@N05/13966457628/in/photostream/ 2. They can smell the funk in your hiking boots before you do.
Hint: when the dog is really interested in your hiking boots, it is a sure sign that your entire apartment smells like a foot.
Source: http://petattack.com/smelly-dog-dogs-smelling-abilities/ 1. Because…love
Living in a mountain town, there are a lot of great dogs in need of a home. Here is a list of some of our favorite shelters where you can find your canine adventure buddy!
Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter
Paws of Jackson Hole
Glenwood Springs, CO
Colorado Animal Rescue
Oregon Dog Rescue
Best Friends Animal Society