Pit Bull Adopted from Shelter Can’t Stop Smiling on Freedom Ride to New Home

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Doesn’t freedom look so sweet on the face of this newly adopted pit bull?  In case you were wondering, a Freedom Ride is the ride a dog takes from a shelter to their new home with their forever family.  This itty-bitty-pitty just can’t stop smiling the whole way!





9 thoughts on “Pit Bull Adopted from Shelter Can’t Stop Smiling on Freedom Ride to New Home”

    • Concerning the previous anonymous contributor,s,shame we cannot leave some people in a crate by the road too!

      ALL Dogs only serve to make us more human, regardless of breed!

    • To Anonymous : I guess you never seen Pitbull play with other dogs or kids.
      They are better dogs for family than most dogs as far as temper and gentleness.

      If you don’t anything nice to say keep it to yourself.

  1. I hate to be the barer of bad news Anonymous but Pitts were an loved breed until humans decided to use them for their own greed. In the show “The Little Rascals” the beloved Petey was a Pitt bull mix, and that show aired in the 1950’s.

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    What type of dog was Petey in “The Little Rascals?”
    Quick Answer

    Pete the Pup, the dog that rose to popularity in “The Little Rascals” or “Our Gang” television series, was an American pit bull terrier; the original Pete was Pal the Wonder Dog, also an American pit bull terrier. Pete the Pup was easily recognized by the ring around his eye and was sometimes referred to as “Petey” instead of Pete. Know More
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    Although he was a pit bull, Pete was registered as a Staffordshire terrier by the American Kennel Club. It is said that Pete was one of the first dogs to be registered as a Staffordshire terrier by the AKC, since the organization only started using the name in 1935. Pete was also registered by the United Kennel Club as Purple Ribbon Peter.

    Although several other dogs played the role of Petey, none were as beloved as Pete the Pup. He was known for his ability to respond on cue, and he developed a strong relationship with the children on the show.

    Pete the Pup died of old age in 1946. He is buried in Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park in California. Pete lived to be 18 years old and was remembered by his owner, Harry Lucenay, as a dog that was playful, warm and gentle and that slept at the foot of his bed.

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    It wasn’t until humans noticed that Pitts were a strong breed and they started using them for fighting that Pitts became a hated breed. So how is it they were once loved and now hated? Because as humans we will believe anything the TV tells us with out using our own heads to find out the truth.

    We have a Pitt mix that was rescued off the streets and she only wants to be loved and to love us. Had we left her at the Humane Society she and her two sweet puppies would be dead just because of her breed. All three have brought only joy and laughter to our home. So I feel sorry that you will never know that kind love.


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