We Love Pit Bulls — Here Are 6 of Our Favorites!

Axle. (Photo by Meghan Lodge)

Here at Dogster, we are HUGE fans of Pit Bulls. They are loyal and loving dogs as well as beloved family members. Let’s meet some of the dogs at HQ, plus a few Pit Bulls we’ve written about recently.

1. Axle

Axle. (Photo by Meghan Lodge)
Axle. (Photo by Meghan Lodge)

Not only is this Pit Bull a best friend to writer Meghan Lodge, but Axle also keeps an eye on her daughter. Don’t they make an adorable pair?

Sweet nanny Axle. (Photo by Meghan Lodge)
Sweet nanny Axle. (Photo by Meghan Lodge)

2. Hercules


After BarkWorld last year, I got to hang out with Shorty Rossi and his service dog Hercules. (Photo by Pamela Mitchell)
Shorty Rossi, Hercules, and me. Not to worry, I asked for permission to take this pic. (Photo by Pamela Mitchell)

After the BarkWorld pet social media conference last year, I got to hang out with Shorty Rossi and his service dog Hercules. Shorty regularly speaks out against breed-specific legislation, and his many pups serve as ambassadors for Pit Bulls. We can’t wait to hear their talk at next month’s 2016 BarkWorld.

3. Blueberry

Darn right, Pit Bulls are family! (Photo courtesy facebook.com/blueberrythepitbulltherapydog)

We named Blueberry a Dogster Hero earlier this year. She’s a certified therapy dog in Massachusetts who loves to give kisses. Blueberry regularly faces breed discrimination, but she doesn’t let it stop her important work.

Blueberry at work. (Photo courtesy facebook.com/blueberrythepitbulltherapydog)
Blueberry at work. (Photo courtesy facebook.com/blueberrythepitbulltherapydog)

4. Kiah

Officer Justin Bruzgul and Kiah. (Photo courtesy facebook.com/CPPDK9KIAH)

Fellow Dogster Hero Kiah and Officer Justin Bruzgul are a K9 detection unit in Poughkeepsie, New York. She’s a silly pup when not on duty.

Kiah. (Photo courtesy facebook.com/CPPDK9KIAH)

5. and 6. Darren and Phillip aka The Blue Boys

The Blue Boys.
The Blue Boys. (Photo courtesy instagram.com/the_blueboys)

We did a Pix We Love post on The Blue Boys, Darren and Phillip. They are two adorable Staffies from Brisbane, Australia, who serve as breed ambassadors and provide support to Pit Bull rescues around the world. And, yes, they also dress in PJs.

These are just a few of the MANY Pit Bull-type dogs we love, all of whom deserve to live wherever they want.

Here at Dogster, we do NOT support discrimination of dogs based on breed.

We love them all!

To read more about the Montreal ban on Pit Bull-type dogs, read Heather Marcoux’s commentary.

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