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I asked several canine lovers this question, and their reactions are below.
If anybody reading wants to be included in the post, just leave your answer in the comments.
Or, if you want me to add your photo and answer to the post, just email a picture and your answer to Lindsay@ThatMutt.com.
This is just a fun post implied to show off the bond between people and their dogs.
See my past posts, What do you love about your mutt? and What do you love about your rescue dog?
What do you love about your pitbull?
Craig Streaman & Goose & Stella
“What I love about my pits is that they have no idea the rest of the world thinks they’re ‘dangerous’ or ‘scary.’ I’ve got 2 terrific dogs that happen to fit the ‘pit’ identity – although those crazy canine DNA tests actually show a much larger variety than many would expect.
“I’m lucky enough to work from home and get to spend the majority of my time with these crazy co-workers.”
Apryl DeLancey & Nami
“I love my pibble because she is the sweetest girl that seems to believe that she is my actual child. She sleeps in the bed with me & hubby, tries to corral us all into the same room of the house to be together, and is completely in love with her bloodhound sister.
“She’s very snuggly and is typically found up against me, my husband, or her sister Allie. Oh yeah, she also loves to wear clothes every day.”
Nami has her own Facebook page, Allie & Nami.
Kevin Nelson & Guffman
“My pit, Guffman, is one of the nicest dogs I’ve met. He’s friendly to humans and dogs alike – if anybody or thing is down to play, I know he’s gonna play. Plus, he likes jumping on things, when commanded, which is funny!”
(Kevin and Guffman are imagined with Kevin’s girlfriend Raina Domek)
Beth Nydick & Spike
“Spike has the most significant heart and many of all, loyalty. He stays close to me whatsoever times to safeguard and care for me. His funny sense of humor and underbite is what I love many about my pitbull. Can’t you see why we call him Spike?”
Craig Vanderslice & Macha
“I love that my pitbull is faithful and loving. She greets me enthusiastically when I get home each day and is a fantastic companion.”
Katy Hansen & Belle
“I love my pit because I always have someone to welcome me home with kisses when I walk through the door.”
Hansen is the marketing & communications manager for animal care Centers of new York City.
Leon Scott Baxter & Lucy
“Lucy is so extremely loving. We got her as a rescue at four months and I didn’t want to bring a pitbull into the home because we have two daughters. Yet, she is the most loving, client and faithful canine I have ever had – I’ve had over 30 during my life.
“She’s also the smartest canine I have ever had: easy to train, loves mental challenges, and learns at times without specifically being trained. Adopting her was such an extremely good choice!”
Laura Funderburk & Bruce
“Bruce is a loving, laid-back dog, who has actually calmed the nature of my much more high-strung dog, a cattle dog.
“I like the way he always dances after breakfast. He knows that after he gets his treats, it is time to opt for a walk, so he ‘dances.’
“His hugs. Bruce has the best hugs.”
Brian Garrido & Holly
“What don’t I love about my dog? She is so expressive in her feelings. I know exactly what she wants and needs with her eyes. She knows she’s a canine and she loves being a canine. She loves that experience of it. OMG, and when she smiles? who knew that a canine smiled? Pitbulls do … in some cases big, substantial smiles.”
Sonja Gorzkowska & Bebop
“I love that he’s such a loyal, loving, and fun partner in crime. Bebop continuously reminds me to kick off my shoes and play in the mud, to jump into puddles, and stop focusing on the weight life puts on my shoulders.
“He’s been through a lot in his short life but when we look at each other before tackling a mountain, I know everything we’ve been through together is worth it.”
Gorzkowska is the foster supervisor for Animal care Centers of new York City.
Brandon Mancine & Piggy
“To me, she’s a pointer of how the world works; you get out what you put in. She was born into a very bad situation and found my partner and I through a rescue organization. She was skittish around us at first, but now she is the one of the most loving dogs you will ever meet.”
Tanya Turgeon & Elsie
“She’s very friendly and funny, easy-going, loving and smart. I love how she makes every single person she meets smile and inspires everyone to be kind and happy. I love how much she has taught me about living in the present, gratitude, making the most of every moment and doing things 100% even if that thing is sleeping.
“I also love her bottom lip and how in her old age she now snores with her tongue sticking out when she sleeps. She’s one of the most agreeable dogs I’ve ever met and I’m incredibly lucky to have her in my life.”
Elsie has her own Facebook page, Something Elsie.
Julia Umansky & Luna
“Despite having been through a lot in her short life, Luna has such an amazingly sweet soul and shows it to me every day. I am so thankful that we found each other as her never-ending enthusiasm for life reminds me to live each day to the fullest! Her gentle nature comes out when she’s playing foster mother to my numerous foster kittens, and she’s never one to turn down a chance to cuddle.”
Umansky is the adoption supervisor for Animal care Centers of new York City.
How about the rest of you?
What do you love about your dog?
Let me know in the comments or email your pitbull pics to Lindsay@ThatMutt.com.
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