Photographer Shows the Sweet Side of Pit Bulls

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Dogs bring joy, tail wags and companionship to their humans — no matter the breed

Pit bulls’ muscular strength have earned them a label as being aggressive or dangerous, but as thousands of dogs endure abuse and end up locked away in shelters, there has been a push to help these animals overhaul their reputation.

Photographer Douglas Sonders began his photography series, Not a Bully, in 2012 to help dogs in need — specifically ones who are labeled as “bully breeds,” a term used for 14 dog breeds including French Bulldogs and Boston Terriers

“The goal … is to serve as a positive PR campaign to share that despite what some bad humans have done to these dogs, they are inherently sweet and very trainable,” Sonders tells Mashable. Read more…

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