I was recently helping out at my local pet shelter to help raise adoption awareness, and although I was very happy to see several cats and dogs find new homes, there were still many pets left behind. This particular shelter is in a predominately Hispanic area, and there were many many pitbull/pit mixes here. This especially breaks my heart because that is my favorite breed of dog. I wanted to take a dog home but I live in an apartment and it would be pretty irresponsible of me to be responsible for another life and neglect to give it the true care he/she deserves. Rescue your next pet if you are in the market for a new family dog or cat!