Thursday, August 21, 2008
Bully Breeds Awareness Day
Courtesy of blessthebully.com I will be mentioning October 25th 2008 will be the second annual national Pit Bull awareness day. Awareness, education & advocacy. I wanted to mention this because they totally have my support the same as last year & I would just like to share & pass this info forward, do with it what you please, hopefully it's supportive or educational. The BSL just isn't fair don't punish a specific breed, punish the deed, educate and bring awareness.
Punish the irresponsible owners, not the loving & devoted owners like myself. They cant stand up for their rights, but we can, stop the discrimination. It's a sad fact that I can barely find a camp ground to take my APBT / AM STAFF to, not to mention the several other places that don't welcome them.
They can indeed be great family pets. Why couldn't they?? If you disagree please state why?? In the wrong hands yes they can be very dangerous. That's even more of a reason why an awareness day is a good deed, please support it or at least look into it for some educational facts and help further spread the word.
From the website itself:
Calling all responsible pit bull owners, advocates and fanciers...
Please mark Saturday, October 25, 2008 on your calendars for the SECOND ANNUAL nationwide Pit Bull Awareness Day.
Last year's first ever Pit Bull Awareness Day was an incredible success thanks to YOU - all the breed advocates across the country united to educate, raise awareness, and promote a positive pit bull image. This year's events can be even better!
Bless the Bully's has teamed up with ROVERlution for this great cause in an effort to raise awareness to the plight of the All-American pit bull terrier AND to make a united stand against breed specific legislation. October 25, 2008 will go down as a day that pit bull advocates all over the country joined forces in support of an incredible cause! To learn more about ROVERlution or host a Luv-a-Bully march, please visit www.roverlution.org.
In keeping with our tradition, your event is up to you... Whether you plan an event all your own (and being so close to HOWLoween, themed events could be a lot of fun!!) or if you choose to participate in a Luv-a-Bully march, please join us on October 25, 2008 to celebrate this incredible breed and their devoted and responsible owners!
Why a Pit Bull Awareness Day?
In light of the constant negative publicity and sensationalized hype that surrounds pit bulls, Pit Bull Awareness Day was established as a day to focus on these incredible dogs and their devoted, responsible owners.
As breed advocates, it is our duty to show the public that all pit bull owners ARE NOT alike. As responsible pit bull owners, we can no longer be willing to sit back and be judged and criminalized by the image set by the visible minority of irresponsible owners. Although we all work hard everyday to change the undeserved image of our dogs, Pit Bull Awareness Day is the time to collectively make our voices heard. After all, we are the ONLY voices are dogs have.
Regardless of where you are located, please join Bless the Bully's in celebrating this wonderful breed and their devoted, responsible owners/advocates.
Please participate in an activity on October 25, 2008 to promote and celebrate responsible pit bull ownership. Whether you choose to participate in a Luv-a-Bully March or another activity of you choice - an educational workshop, a meet and greet, a bully rally, a dog wash, a BBQ or just a friendly get together - please sign up to participate so people in your area know and can participate and promote responsible ownership with you.
Working together, we can change the image bestowed upon our dogs (and their owners).
Never underestimate the power of a few committed individuals to change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead