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Pit Bull Parent: A Day to Show Off Our Pit Bull Pride

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Nov 14 , 2013

Every year, on the last Saturday of October, something wonderful happens that fills my heart with joy. You see, that last Saturday is National Pit Bull Awareness Day. National Pit Bull Awareness Day was started in 2007 by Bless the Bullies founder, Jodi Preis. In the following years, it has …

So many people tell me how wonderful and accepting my husband is. I hear over and over again that he is so patient considering the number of foster pets that I bring home. And, I do give him some credit. For the most part, he goes with the flow with …

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Pit Bull Mom: My Dogs Have Jobs, Too

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Sep 03 , 2013

I’ve been working in animal welfare for quite some time now, and in time, have started using my dogs in my work as well. Not all of them, but, as some of them have the right personality for it, why not use them! So, I do! For years, Squeake, Rover …

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Pit Bull Mom: No, they don’t know what they look like

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jul 18 , 2013

I’ve been working in sheltering for a while and there are some that your heart just goes out to. I have a thing for senior dogs. Though I don’t want to see any animal in a shelter, it’s especially difficult for me to see a senior dog in a shelter. …

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Pit Bull Mom: The best way to start my day

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jul 04 , 2013

My dog, Gus, sleeps in the bed with me every night. I know that not all people are OK with dogs on the bed or on the furniture, after all, my parents were really opposed to it and still are, but it’s my house and my rules and I’m fine …

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Pit Bull Mom: Breaking the cycle

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jun 20 , 2013

My daughter had a bunch of friends over the other day. This in itself is not exciting or new. In fact, there was nothing excited about it at all. It was an average visit by friends. At one point, I noticed them playing with the dogs. This, too, was nothing …

I love my job, but I won’t deny that by Wednesday I’m starting to drag a little. I like to schedule a good lunch on Wednesdays, or a happy hour with friends to perk up the middle of the week. This week it was the promise of puppies at lunch …

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Pit Bull Mom: My dogs are better trainers than I am

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Jun 06 , 2013

I am in no way shape or form a dog trainer. Let’s start off with that. I am, however a dog lover and someone who surrounds herself with dogs all the time, both at work and at home. So, even though I have no training background, I do know dogs and …

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Pit Bull Mom: A different approach

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • May 23 , 2013

The other day, my mother was out and about with a friend of hers. They were in my neighborhood for lunch and decided to stop by. Hearing the car pull up, my dogs looked out the window to see who was visiting. Seeing that it was my mom, the whole …

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Pit Bull Mom: Spring is here

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • May 09 , 2013

Ahhh, spring is in the air, the days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing…. Oh, wait!!! The BEES ARE BUZZING!!!! Yep, the bees are buzzing all over my yard and my dogs think that it’s the greatest thing ever. They love bees. Maybe it’s the …

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