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Did you know that in colonial times, American Pit Bull Terriers (APBTs) were entrusted to protect homesteads from predators and were constant companions to the young children who were in their care? For most of the last century, Americans admired the APBT for qualities that it likened in itself -- friendly, brave, hardworking, worthy of respect -- and made the Pit Bull the All American Dog -- Buster Brown's companion was an APBT, World War I posters displayed APBTs as proud mascots of neutrality and bravery, and Helen Keller, Theodore Roosevelt, and Fred Astaire all had APBTs. The American Canine Temperament Testing Association, which sponsors tests for all temperament titles for dogs, reported that 95% of all APBTs that take the test pass, compared with a 77% passing rate for all breeds on average.
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NEW MONTHLY MEETING LOCATION
Please note that due to rising costs we will be moving our monthly meetings. The March 14,2007 and future meetings will be held at a new location.
We will now be at :
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Elm Street
West Springfield, MA
(next to CVS)
FACES DOG WASHES AT A.W. BROWN'S
Address: 144 Shaker Road, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Date: Saturday, August 18 (No Rain Dates are available)

Time: 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m

$8.00 Donation per dog.

Dogs must be at least 3 months of age to be washed.

ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND HANDLED BY AN ADULT AND PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOWEL FOR DRYING OFF YOUR DOG.

If weather is questionable the day of the event please call AW Brown's at 525-2115 to confirm if the event has been cancelled.