5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bully Breeds

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Celebs love bully breeds.
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When you mention "bully breeds" and "fame" in the same breath, many people's thoughts go immediately to Michael Vick. The NFL superstar received a prison sentence in 2007 for his part in an illegal dog-fighting ring involving pit bulls -- a situation that only perpetuated the inaccurate stereotypes about these dogs' supposedly aggressive natures. But bully breeds have had some other, more positive, brushes with fame as well: Talk-show host Jon Stewart, actor Jamie Foxx and actress Jessica Biel are all celebrity bully owners. And that's not all. Over the years, many bully breed dogs -- from American pit bull terriers to bulldogs -- have earned some notoriety of their own, simply by being themselves. Keep reading to learn about just a few of the traits and actions that make bullies so special. What you find out may surprise you.

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