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I'm a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet

By Ken Foster

Filled with inspiring tales and images, this heartfelt tribute to the pit bull celebrates one in all America’s hottest but misunderstood dogs.

might be greater than the other breed, the pit bull has been dogged via detrimental stereotypes. truthfully, pit bulls are innately very good relations pets, as able to love and sturdy deeds as the other form of puppy. environment the checklist instantly, Ken Foster sings the praises of pit bulls in I’m a superb Dog, a gorgeously illustrated, tenderly written tribute to this such a lot misunderstood of canines.

founding father of the Sula starting place, which promotes liable pit bull possession in New Orleans, and the writer of 2 acclaimed books approximately deserted canine, Foster has made it his challenge to carry missed canine into the limelight. I’m a very good Dog strains the interesting heritage of this quite maligned breed. A century in the past, the pit bull was once thought of a kinfolk puppy, featured in kinfolk images and relied on as loving partners for kids. extra lately, pit bulls were portrayed via the media as stereotypes of every thing they don't seem to be. Foster shatters that acceptance via relocating profiles of pit bulls that function treatment canines, athletic heroes, search-and-rescue canine, and educators, let alone as loving pets. Foster additionally profiles many pit bull fans, from Helen Keller and Dr. Seuss to actor Todd Cerveris, who took his pit bull on journey with him for the musical Spring Awakening.

Proving that there’s a lot to like and not anything to worry, I’m an excellent Dog restores the pit bull to its rightful position as pal, loved one, athlete and entertainer.

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