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just a friendly reminder that for over a hundred years, pit bulls used to be referred to as “the nanny dog” and their main job was as babysitters.

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PET PIT: When Pit Bulls Were America’s “Nanny” Dog- The Country’s 7th Most Popular Breed And Our National Symbol. www.DogVacay.com

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Grinning Pit Bull and baby in a pram, early 1900s. - They didn't say this breed was vicious then, now did they! - Pit Bull - known as the "nanny dog"

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from BuzzFeed

37 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Pit Bulls

Pitbulls were originally known as nanny dogs - because they are great with children and they will protect "their" children no matter what. They will literally put their own life on the line without giving it a second thought.

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