Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Had such a beautiful moment with Ollie today

Ollie really enjoys himself here in the Bronx. We had a wonderful moment today - even in a neighborhood where pit bulls aren't unusual, some people cross the street when they see you coming. I don't blame them, if I were raised on a steady diet of New York City tabloids... well, I might too.

A woman and her kids were approaching us coming the opposite way down the sidewalk, and I could see her steering away to give herself a wide berth. Ollie, of course, wagged his tail furiously and grinned at the approaching strangers - he loves people. As they were about to pass us her little boy, maybe 6 years old, broke away from his mom, ran up to Ollie, and hugged him by his head. You've never seen a happier boy or a happier pit bull.

No, I'm not advocating that kids go running up to strange dogs on the street and grab them. But he read Ollie's intentions beautifully. So sweet.


Blogger LittleCyndiLou said...


1:39 PM  
OpenID RBetz11824 said...

I loved the story about Olllie and the little boy. Very sweet. They are both so innocent. :))

1:52 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...


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11:45 PM  
Blogger sisteramy said...

this makes me cry, but what doesnt these days. ;) thats my Ollie, change the world boy!

11:35 AM  
Blogger Kelly said...

What a good boy he is! I just knew it! Way to go Oliver!

4:45 PM  

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