By Ken Foster

Filled with inspiring tales and pictures, this heartfelt tribute to the pit bull celebrates certainly one of America’s most well-liked but misunderstood dogs.

possibly greater than the other breed, the pit bull has been dogged through destructive stereotypes. truthfully, pit bulls are innately superb kin pets, as in a position to love and reliable deeds as the other kind of puppy. surroundings the list immediately, Ken Foster sings the praises of pit bulls in I’m an exceptional Dog, a gorgeously illustrated, tenderly written tribute to this such a lot misunderstood of canines.

founding father of the Sula origin, which promotes dependable pit bull possession in New Orleans, and the writer of 2 acclaimed books approximately deserted canine, Foster has made it his challenge to deliver ignored canine into the limelight. I’m a superb Dog strains the interesting heritage of this really maligned breed. A century in the past, the pit bull used to be thought of a kinfolk puppy, featured in relatives pictures and depended on as loving partners for kids. extra lately, pit bulls were portrayed through the media as stereotypes of every thing they don't seem to be. Foster shatters that popularity via relocating profiles of pit bulls that function remedy 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 journey with him for the musical Spring Awakening.

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

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