31 Aug '14, 4pm

The real history of #pitbulls & their bad reputation may surprise you. Full #infographic

Pit bulls have a reputation as brutal fighting dogs that attack without warning, and it is completely unfair. Learn how pit bulls went from being the family dog to being feared. Every time I read a story about dog fighting it breaks my heart a little bit. I hate any animal cruelty, but dog fighting hits close to home for me. My sweet girl, Jenna, is a lab-pit bull mix, and one of my nightmares is that someone would steal her to use as a fighter or bait dog. The infographic below is so great, because it takes a fact-based look at pit bulls and debunks some common myths about them. Related: 6 Dog Behavior Myths, Debunked! , 8 Good Reasons to Leash Your Dog , Natural Remedies for Dog Anxiety Just like any other dogs, pit bulls can be aggressive or they can be friendly. It’s all about training and breeding. Unfortunately, pits have a bad reputation, and a lot of it is based on...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/pit-bulls-from-nanny-dog...

Tweets

When 4 Jobs Aren’t Enough: Why We Need a Living Wage

When 4 Jobs Aren’t Enough: Why We Need a Living...

care2.com 01 Sep '14, 10am

By all accounts, Maria Fernandes was a hard worker. A person would have to be, in order to keep up with four different job...

The fight to allow military dogs to retire in the US @ksdvm86: #military @Cameron_Gray @PetsBe…

The fight to allow military dogs to retire in t...

dailysignal.com 31 Aug '14, 1am

For Army Staff Sgt. James Harrington, it was a day he thought would never arrive. It had been two and a half years since h...