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Postby Rebel » Wed May 11, 2005 8:22 pm

First post, go intro! Just wanted to say hey and I'm quite pleased to find such a lively forum devoted to such a great breed. I'm currently located in Syracuse, NY, and while I do not own a Pit myself [ yet! :) ] I am a firm supporter in them.
I've had four years kennel experience, 6 months pet shop kennel experience [ before I couldn't stand seeing pups in cages :sad: ] and now work as a grooming assistant at a local PetCo.
We're one of the only stores in the vicinity that will groom PitBulls, most are banned on sight. Indeed, some of our customers call and try to book appointments as "lab mixes" or "short haired mixes" before showing up with a full blooded pit. :sad: I feel for those that feel compelled to hide their dog in such a fashion.
It is, however, a big area for fostering the negative image of pits, the majority of the ones we care for have the fully cropped ears and numerous bite marks denoting their fighting nature. Sadly we can do little but give them love and affection the 3 hours we have them, clean their scrapes and strongly advise vet care.

I'm hoping to garner enough literature and advice here to promote the fight to protect these lovable dogs and their reputation :)

I'm sure I'll wind along on some other long winded post later , but that's an intro for now. :)
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Postby Sally_Dog77 » Wed May 11, 2005 8:28 pm

:welcome:
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Postby Motodiva » Wed May 11, 2005 8:29 pm

Welcome!!!!

Careful, if you hang out here too long, you will find you will not be able to resist on eof the AMAZING dogs in the rescue section. Before you know it, you will have two 50 pound lap dogs. I have two rescues and am occasionally stil tempted!

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Postby Rebel » Wed May 11, 2005 8:32 pm

I've just barely glanced through and already I'm tempted. Rotties will always hold a place in my heart [ I grew up around Rotties ,my mother bred them, we had both a show male, stud male, breeding bitch and male therapy dog] , Pits are fast taking the other side of my heart. :)
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Postby Boo439 » Wed May 11, 2005 8:46 pm

Welcome to the board!! We are very glad you found us! :thumbsup:
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Postby pitbullgrl » Wed May 11, 2005 8:47 pm

:hi :dog:
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Postby X-girl » Wed May 11, 2005 9:00 pm

Welcome!
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Postby angel_1526 » Wed May 11, 2005 9:08 pm

:welcome:

Hi!
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Postby Hustla » Wed May 11, 2005 10:17 pm

Welcome to the forum... Good to see a non-pit owner with the outlook you have. Too bad there are not more people like you...
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Postby Tinka44 » Thu May 12, 2005 6:28 am

Welcome!! Great intro! :thumbsup:
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Postby ripley6 » Thu May 12, 2005 8:56 am

:welcome:

I've had a number of dogs - but none like a pitty . . . and mine's a mix(you can see his mom at the bottom of his dogster page). We joking call Biscuit the collie 8l ). Yep, I'm betting you'll find a little pittie, or a rottie/pit cross, and be totally sucked in soon . . . :thumbsup:
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Postby Taz » Thu May 12, 2005 9:18 am

:welcome:
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Postby Jo-RavensMommy » Thu May 12, 2005 12:49 pm

:peace: Welcome!!!!!!!
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Postby mypitmika » Thu May 12, 2005 3:17 pm

Welcome! :hi
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Postby ShadowWolf » Thu May 12, 2005 3:34 pm

Welcome!
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