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  • Gina Mouer

    A "nanny dog" was the name given to pit bull terriers many years ago. Pit bulls were called nanny dogs because they are loyal, caring companions for children.

  • happygeisha

    vintage pit!

  • Jim Gould

    Early Photo Pitbull Child Christmas Xmas Toys Tree Postcard Picture Photograph

  • Beatrice Jade

    The Truth About Pitbulls: Pit in Baby Crib, early 20th century

  • Whitney McKnight

    In the 20's Pit bulls were the most popular family dog. Also; refereed to as the nanny dog. They are not a bad or violent breed, They are loving just as any other dog. It is how you raise any animal is how it will act.

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Vintage photo of child with pit bull from twolittlecavalier...

pit bulls are not naturally human aggressive. in fact pit bull puppies prefer human company to their mother’s two weeks before all other dogs.

It would be funny if the new reputation did not mean 6,000 are put to death every day, by far the highest number of any other breed euthanized. That’s a lot of babysitters. As you’ll see, from the richest to the poorest and everything in between, in America the pit bull was the dog for kids.

Old photos of the “Nanny Dog” – Staffordshire Bull Terrier | A Doggie Bloggie

pit bulls where also called the nanny dogs that proves how loving they are some people can be mean i hope they can see the love in pit bulls they are loving and caring animals i have three wonderful pit bulls best animals ever

  • Vickie Ryan

    I love pits

  • Mel Houston

    I haven't met a pit I didn't love ! They get a bad rap...they are wonderfully loving, fun, kidlike animals...very loyal.....I miss my guy, he passed away about 3 yrs ago at the ripe old age of 15 yrs.....love of my life ....

  • Vickie Ryan

    So sorry ...... He had a good life. I love pits and think they should be given a chance. Destroying them is cruel.

  • Mel Houston

    Thank you Vickie.....he did have a good life, he was sooo loved ...

Great photo series on rescued dogs from Detroit.....Detroit, pit bull, fine art dog photography, home decor fine art photography,gray, white, brown minimalistic, dog photography. $25.00, via Etsy.

  • Denise Younger

    ALL DETROIT RESCUES ARE AWESOME! They brave hell, fire, sleet, rain, snow and ABUSE to rescue these purrecious babies.

Why is it that black eyes look sooo cute on dogs, but not so much on 50 year old wanna be farmer babes :)

...way cooler. | 37 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Pit Bulls

  • steph MacDuff

    I got to stop looking at pictures of pitties when I am at work. Another 4 hours until I'm home with my cuddle muffin ♡♡♡ just love them all

Pit bull puppies in a bath tub