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Don't Bully My Breed

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“Don’t Bully My Breed” is a registered 501c3 non-profit animal rescue and advocacy group that is dedicated saving “pit bull” type dogs from animal control and kill shelters and placing them in foster homes located all over Illinois and Northwest Indiana. This non-profit organization works very hard to assist the public with protecting and caring for these breeds. The organization helps to spay/neuter, fight against breed-specification legislation, help other rescue organizations and individuals by posting images of their dogs on their webpage for viewers to see, screen adoption applications for other non-profit organizations, educate the public about responsible bully breed ownership, combat dog fighting, and help promote a positive image and understanding of all bully breeds. They are a 100% volunteer organization and rely solely on donations from supporters, adoptions, and money they raise through fundraisers which all go right back to the dogs. In 2014, this organization helped rescue, rehabilitate, and, when they were ready, find forever homes for over 40 bully breed dogs. The non-profit organization “Don’t Bully My Breed” provides pit bull advocates with a code of ethics, and they fully support and help rescuers/owners practice ways of being a good handler of this specific breed by providing guidelines for them. So the question is, how do we make an organization receive a better reputation and more awareness to the public due to the type of breed of dog they 100% support through a public relations campaign?
“Don’t Bully My Breed” provides information and background fully supporting the breeds that undergo bad reputations based on the public’s views on these dogs. The organization says “Day in and day out we have people ask us questions about certain breeds of dogs. People are most concerned with American Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweiler’s, German...

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