On this 4th of July holiday weekend, why not snuggle up with a (somewhat) patriotic dog book? Bronwen Dickey’s excellent new non-fiction title, Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon, clears up the myths and misconceptions of America’s most demonized dog breed — and also shows the cruel part that humans have played in abusing this loyal animal’s reputation.
Fiona Apple has cancelled her South American concert tour to tend to her dying Pit Bull, Janet, during her final days. Regardless of what you think of Apple’s music, her lovely, emotional letter to fans explaining her decision will make all dog lover’s hearts melt/swoon. (pic credit: PuppiesLovers.net)