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 considered one of America’s most well-liked but misunderstood dogs.

might be greater than the other breed, the pit bull has been dogged via destructive stereotypes. truthfully, pit bulls are innately impressive family members pets, as in a position to love and reliable deeds as the other form of puppy. atmosphere the list directly, 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 beginning, which promotes accountable pit bull possession in New Orleans, and the writer of 2 acclaimed books approximately deserted canine, Foster has made it his challenge to carry ignored canine into the limelight. I’m a very good Dog lines the interesting historical past of this quite maligned breed. A century in the past, the pit bull used to be thought of a kinfolk puppy, featured in kin images and depended on as loving partners for kids. extra lately, pit bulls were portrayed through the media as stereotypes of every little thing they aren't. Foster shatters that attractiveness via relocating profiles of pit bulls that function treatment canine, athletic heroes, search-and-rescue canines, and educators, let alone as loving pets. Foster additionally profiles many pit bull fanatics, from Helen Keller and Dr. Seuss to actor Todd Cerveris, who took his pit bull on travel with him for the musical Spring Awakening.

Proving that there’s a lot to like and not anything to worry, I’m a superb Dog restores the pit bull to its rightful position as buddy, friend, athlete and entertainer.

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