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Why I Adopted a Pit Bull for My Kids

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Hodgson

When I shared the news about our potential puppy with my family, there was no hesitation from my kids -- "Let's go see her!" they cried. My husband hesitated, "Another dog?" Then he peered at the photo of her flashed on my screen: "She's awfully cute."

Pit Bull Lovers: Think Before You Click

Chris White | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Chris White

You are hurting the very cause you're trying to help each and every time you click and comment. You are feeding the anti-pit bull machine.

You Adopted a Dog

Neely Conway | Posted 10.19.2015 | Good News
Neely Conway

Walter's the type of dog that makes everyone's day better. Walter's the type of dog that makes your day better. But Walter is also a pit bull.

Homeless Dog Makes His Bed While Waiting For A Home

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.08.2015 | Green

This lonely dog is so desperate to find a forever home, he's willing to do whatever it takes to show just how nice a housemate he would be.  ...

Pit Bulls Go Full Lana Del Rey In Heart-Tugging Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts

This is Lola. If you saw her on the street -- sans flower crown -- you might wrongfully keep your distance, speed up or avoid eye contact. And yet he...

The Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Behind Dog Bites

Steffen Baldwin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Green
Steffen Baldwin

We will never live in a world without dog bites or risks, nor will we ever live in a world without irresponsible people. We can, though, live in a world where dogs are judged as individuals and by their actions rather than their appearance, and owners are held accountable for the actions of their dogs.

Marry A Woman Who Adopts A Pit Bull

Olivia Gushin | Posted 08.29.2015 | Good News
Olivia Gushin

All kinds of women exist. If you're looking for a true soul partner, marry a woman who adopts a pIt bull. Marry a woman who adopts a pit bull and walk through the world fearlessly. Not because their is a fierce beast at the end of the leash. But because of the fierce woman at your side.

13 Pit Bull-Ruffic Instagram Accounts You Absolutely Must Follow

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Landazuri | Posted 08.31.2015 | Green

Welcome to the world of cute. We have a simple recipe for happiness and it goes a little something like this: Step 1: Follow the 11 Instagram accounts...

This Dog Is A Service Animal. He Is Also A Pit Bull.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Matthew Smith has used a wheelchair for 20 years, ever since he suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident when he was 22 years old. Life drast...

How Our Pit Bull Helped Me Get Through My Grief

Ariane Le Chevallier | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News
Ariane Le Chevallier

It wasn't until we went through the loss of our pregnancy that Max showed his true colors. We were a mess. Weeks went by as we mourned the loss of what could have been. Max sensed it. He sat in between us as we cried, licked our tears away, took us on walks and helped us heal in ways we could have never imagined.

11 Times Pit Bulls Were Totally Scary, Awful And Mean

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Landazuri | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News

Aggressive, mean and the opposite of cuddly. These are apt descriptors for pit bulls, the dogs who are generalized for bad behavior. Since a picture's...

The Sad Truth About Pit Bull Discrimination

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live talks with animal activists about the misperceptions facing pit bulls in America....

These Pit Bulls Wear Tutus For One Very Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green

Pansy and Petunia are pit bulls, and they're wearing tutus in the photo above. They play dress up quite a bit. It's all very cute, undeniably so. But...

No, It's Not All How They're Raised

Trish McMillan Loehr | Posted 08.24.2015 | Good News
Trish McMillan Loehr

Please, pit bull lovers, stop saying "it's all how they're raised." I know you mean well. But if you truly believe "it's all how they're raised," no stray shelter dog or abused dog would be safe to place in a home.

This Dog's Reenactments Of Classic Movies Will Make Your Tail Wag

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Mondays get a bad rap. So do pit bulls.  The parallel is what inspired New York City resident Tanya Turgeon to make her dog, Elsie, the star of a...

This Pit Bull Went From Likely Euthanasia To Napping With Her Best Cat Friend

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.21.2015 | Good News

Until a couple of weeks ago, this little doggie was just another pit bull with a skin condition in the shelter, who was looking at some tough odds at...

We Guarantee You'll Feel Happier After Watching This Pit Bull 'Swim' In Her Ball Pit

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.12.2015 | Good News

A video posted by Best Friends Animal Society (@bestfriendsanimalsociety) on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:42am PDT You may see this gloriously joyou...

Formerly Neglected Pit Bull Is 'Happy To Be Alive,' Gets Fresh Start In New Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.07.2015 | Good News

Rosebud the pit bull was very skinny and nearly hairless -- and yet utterly, disarmingly charming -- when Taylor Wilkes met her, in early July.  ...

Rescue Of Adorable Pit Bull Puppies From Under California House Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News

  Video captures the moment a mother pit bull and her litter were rescued from under a house in California. In the video above, watch a...

Growing Up With Pit Bulls

Cesar Millan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Good News
Cesar Millan

My sons grew up with pit bulls. There was a lot of prejudice against pit bulls back then just as there is today, and I can remember them getting asked what they thought about pit bulls. They wouldn't know how to respond to that question.

Abused Pit Bull Stars In Photo Shoot With Shirtless Firemen

The Dodo | Posted 06.24.2015 | Good News

Caitlyn, the dog who was found with her mouth taped shut, is making headlines again, this time for a good cause. Caitlyn's journey has included pain, ...

Video Tears Apart Stereotype About Pit Bull Owners

The Dodo | Posted 06.12.2015 | Good News

These pit bull owners have something to say: stop stereotyping us and stop stereotyping our dogs. A new video released by Animal Farm Foundation shows...

Boy With Asperger's Kisses His Mom For First Time After Adopting Loving Rescue Pit Bull

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.04.2015 | Good News

Update: Monday, May 4, 1:20 p.m. EDT A rescue dog became so much more than just a furry friend for one teen. Amanda Granados' son Joey was diag...

David Lohr

Angelique Miles, Owner Of Horrifically Emaciated Pit Bull Puppy, Charged With Animal Cruelty (GRAPHIC IMAGES) | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Pennsylvania have made an arrest in the case of Rocky, the emaciated pit bull puppy recently seized from an Erie residence. Rocky's ...

David Lohr

'MIRACLE' DOG: Horrifically Emaciated Puppy Survives Against All Odds (GRAPHIC IMAGES) | David Lohr | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

An emaciated pit bull puppy, caged and left for dead in a damp Pennsylvania basement, is alive against all odds after a non-profit animal welfare orga...