5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bully Breeds

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Bullies make great nannies.
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When raised and socialized properly, bullies have proven to be loyal and loving family pets, and they're particularly affectionate with children. In fact, according to the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of America, canines of this specific breed earned the nicknames "The Nanny Dog" and "The Children's Nursemaid" because of their maternal interactions with and tolerance for kids. English bulldogs, which have gentle yet protective temperaments, are also known for forming strong bonds with children. While bully breed dogs can't actually take the place of babysitters or nannies, this nurturing attitude toward kids is just another surprising quality that defies the stereotypes about these unique pets.

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