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.

maybe greater than the other breed, the pit bull has been dogged via unfavourable stereotypes. truthfully, pit bulls are innately very good kinfolk pets, as able to love and stable deeds as the other kind of puppy. surroundings 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 so much 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 canines, Foster has made it his undertaking to carry neglected dogs into the limelight. I’m an exceptional Dog strains the attention-grabbing background of this relatively maligned breed. A century in the past, the pit bull used to be thought of a relatives puppy, featured in family members photographs and relied on as loving partners for kids. extra lately, pit bulls were portrayed via the media as stereotypes of every little thing they aren't. Foster shatters that acceptance 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 enthusiasts, 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 pal, loved one, athlete and entertainer.

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