Since today is National Pit Bull Awareness Day I wanted to take a moment to honor these precious and misunderstood dogs who deserve a chance to live a full life as much as any other breed. To anyone who shares their life with a pit bull the need for a national day of awareness for these misunderstood dogs is clear. Constant negative media attention and sensationalized hype that surrounds pit bulls has the breed in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. The media and public have stereotyped this breed as well as their owners based on the actions of a few.
Would you like to get involved in helping these affectionate dogs have a better life? You can find events near you at BestFriends.org. Want to do more? Click here to find out how you can be an advocate for pit bulls from the renowned dog trainer and Dog Whisperer, Cesar Milan!