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Black & White Sunday – End BSL

'What I think of BSL' - www.lolathepitty.com
I think we can all agree that Breed-Specific Legislation pulls families apart. Or wait? Can we? WHY is it still very apparent in cities around us? But as a responsible pit bull owner BSL is part of the battle and a frustrating one at that. We are out toย show that WE are the majority and create a positive image for pit bull type breeds. Almost all of the time there is a bad owner behind the problem. But we can save that conversation for another day.

I captured this shot of Rio after a long day of doggy day care. Tired much?! He seriously laid there, tongue hangin’ for about 10 minutes. I have more photos that I’d like to admit of this pose.

Link up to Dachshund Nola and Sugar The Golden Retriever to share your Black & White Sunday.

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Sarah Lukemire

Sarah Lukemire

Fur mom to Lola & Rio, free-spirited personality, coffee addict. Blogging to create positive awareness for pit bull type dogs. Committed to creating a world in which all dogs are treated fairly and equally. Read more >>

18 Comments

  1. January 26, 2014 at 1:59 pm — Reply

    I am loving how you use your B&W Sunday post to convey a message. Very wise blogging! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • January 26, 2014 at 4:47 pm — Reply

      ๐Ÿ˜€ thank you, Christina!!

  2. January 26, 2014 at 6:05 pm — Reply

    We agree with you 100% Lola!

  3. January 26, 2014 at 6:30 pm — Reply

    LOL! That is one sleepy dog! So cute.
    I’m with you! BSL sucks!

    • January 26, 2014 at 7:49 pm — Reply

      Haha, Rio was sacked out to say the least! Haha. Thanks for stopping by ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. January 26, 2014 at 6:47 pm — Reply

    We could not agree more! Thanks fur stoppin’ by OUR blog today, we always like to meet new furiends!

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae and Max

    • January 26, 2014 at 7:49 pm — Reply

      ๐Ÿ™‚ We love new furiends too! Thanks for visiting us!

  5. January 26, 2014 at 6:48 pm — Reply

    Very cute and great message to go along with it!

    • January 26, 2014 at 7:48 pm — Reply

      Thanks for stopping by, Ann ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. January 26, 2014 at 7:35 pm — Reply

    Love the picture! Precious!

    • January 26, 2014 at 7:48 pm — Reply

      thank you so much! Silly pup!

  7. January 26, 2014 at 8:37 pm — Reply

    What a sweetheart, it must have been a busy day! I vote we ban bad dog owners not dogs!

    • January 26, 2014 at 8:58 pm — Reply

      You have my vote!!! Thanks for stopping by ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. January 28, 2014 at 1:00 am — Reply

    The photo definitely caught my eye, and with the importance of the post, it worked out perfectly. Well done!

  9. February 5, 2014 at 10:30 am — Reply

    I 100 percent agree that the majority of pitbull owners are good owners, and that is a very good message to spread. People seem to still be under the impression that pitbull owners are somehow more “irresponsible” than other dog owners, and that is just ridiculous.

    • February 5, 2014 at 7:23 pm — Reply

      I agree. Unfortunately though, there are too many irresponsible dog owners (not just pit bulls) and THAT is the true problem as we both know. That’s why so many cities vote to repeal their BSL laws – because dog bite percentages do NOT go down…surprise, surprise. I guess that points to the real problem ;).

  10. Kaitlyn
    March 28, 2014 at 12:13 pm — Reply

    I don’t have a pit bull yet, but I am looking to adopt one, and finding apartments in the Twin Cities without breed restrictions is extremely difficult. It seems so ridiculous to me that my money isn’t welcome at all of these apartment complexes just because I am planning on becoming a (responsible) pit bull owner. But we do have one showing this afternoon, so my fingers are crossed that everything checks out!

    There’s a really interesting (but also extremely sad) documentary on Netflix about breed specific legislation called “Beyond the Myth.” If you haven’t already, you should check it out!

    • March 28, 2014 at 12:55 pm — Reply

      Hi Kaitlyn, isn’t it upsetting that so many apartments and associations discriminate? If you don’t have any luck, check out My pit bull is family.com as they are always adding ‘bully’ friendly rental properties. Also, yes that movie is awesome- many influential advocates featured in it! Thanks for commenting ๐Ÿ™‚

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