07/28/2014 06:18 pm ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

This Handsome Pit Bull Is A Perfect Example Of Rehabilitation Gone Right

Pit bulls get a bad reputation, but the truth is they're just like any dog -- aggressive when raised by harsh and distressing owners, but sweet as pie when they're loved and cared for.

In the video above, HuffPost Live's Caitlyn Becker meets a pooch who is the perfect example of the difference a happy home makes. Brooklyn the pit bull had terrible owners who abused both their dogs and their children, which left Brooklyn with a stab wound and an intense fear of men. But once he found his way to a safe foster home, the difference was incredible.

Check out the video to hear Brooklyn's story. And if you're as much in love with this pup as we are, Brooklyn is available for adoption from Pibbles & More Animal Rescue.

Click here to see the full HuffPost Live conversation about the misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding pit bulls.



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