A Dogably PAWfect Day #145 – Pit Bulls Who Are Gentle Hippies At Heart


Why pit bulls? Why now? Photographer Sophie Gamand explains:

“An estimated 1,000,000 pit bulls are euthanized each year in America’s shelters. Victims of prejudices, uneducated laws and urban tales that associate them with ultra violence, they are probably the most misunderstood dogs. Pit bulls, like any terrier dogs, are strong and powerful animals. There is no denying that. But most pit bulls are peaceful and sweet love bugs. Their power is in their snuggles and unconditional love. For this series, I imagined them like hippies, fighting the system and the image they are given with the power of love and the softness of flowers.

“Flower Power” is about challenging myself to approach pit bulls with a fresh perspective and an open heart. I invite the viewer to do the same.”

Via buzzfeed and sophiegamand.com

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2 thoughts on “A Dogably PAWfect Day #145 – Pit Bulls Who Are Gentle Hippies At Heart

  1. I am always shocked by the venom spewed at the simple mention of a pit bull. It shocks that there can be so much hate and fear with so little knowledge behind it.
    Cheers!

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