Hello Pitty: Hierarchy of Rescue Smugness


Nothing assuages white liberal guilt like “rescuing” a medically and psychologically needy pit bull mix from a high-profile abuser like Michael Vick, turning them into a breed ambassador or stunt-pit, and then collecting money for some vague and unspecified fund to fix something-or-other. Bonus points if you get a book deal out of it. It’s second only to kidnapping a black baby from Malawi in the Hierarchy of Rescue Smugness.

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About Christopher

Christopher Landauer is a fifth generation Colorado native and second generation Border Collie enthusiast. Border Collies have been the Landauer family dogs since the 1960s and Christopher got his first one as a toddler. He began his own modest breeding program with the purchase of Dublin and Celeste in 2006 and currently shares his home with their children Mercury and Gemma as well. His interest in genetics began in AP Chemistry and AP Biology and was honed at Stanford University.