Have you hugged your pit bull today?
Skye made sure I was aware of her every chance she got today, including right now. I'm trapped under her snoring, twitchy little body as she once again finds the warmest possible sleeping spot. I'll be honest, I love that about her. We typically go hiking on Saturdays, but Skye and I had a long day yesterday, so we celebrated her beautiful breed by staying home. Last night she accompanied me to a youth group event at church for the first time. I'm one of the lucky leaders of 20-40 middle and high school students, and last night we had a game night/bonfire. True to her breed, Skye endured (and enjoyed) 4 hours of human mauling. Kids picked her up, dragged her around, and slipped her hot dogs when they thought I wasn't looking. I'm fairly certain Skye thought it was Christmas, and best of all I got to replace a lot of stereotypes in one blow. Every student gushed to their parents, dragging them over and throwing themselves on my sweet dog. Now she has a fan following and an open invite to all youth group events. Good dog.
I'll keep it short from the human end, but thought in light of Pit Bull Awareness Day I would post some pictures of the pits I've been lucky enough to foster and rehome. I miss them all, but love that they have families of their own, and a chance at great lives. Let's start with....