Friday, June 24, 2011

Our store

Bully Breed Buddies has a Cafe Press store!!! If you want to purchase anything portraying our beautiful faces (or, if you're family, you want an easy gift for anyone here) please visit the store and shop around. If there's anything you think would make a good product just let us know.

The Bully Breed Buddies

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

New Fosters

I cannot believe it has been so long since we've posted! Things have been CRAZY in the Buddies house lately. You already know about Reese, our foster Pit Bull girl. Here's a few words from our two newest fosters, Bailey and Chief.

Hey guys, I'm Bailey. I'm a Collie mix, maybe have some cowdog in me too.

When I was just little I got Parvo and my owners couldn't afford to take me to the vet. The Bully Breed Buddies took me in and got me to Dr. Tammen right away. She told them that the Parvo had just started and that I was one lucky puppy because they were able to deal with it without hospitalization...whatever that means.I just turned one year old in March and I am so ready for a family of my own. Don't get me wrong, I love it here with the Buddies. But I want to live somewhere with kids, and lots of room to run and play.

I get along with other dogs and I'm okay with cats as long as I'm supervised because sometimes I try to play with them and they just don't want to play. I'm really gentle though and wouldn't hurt anything! If I sound like I would be a good match for you just email us

Hiya, I'm Chief. My foster parents tell me that I'm a handful but it's just cuz I'm so smart! I'm a Border Collie/Pit Bull Cross (as far as they and Dr. Tammen can tell) and that makes for a really intelligent dog! At least that's what I'm told. I'm only about 8 months old and I haven't really had a chance to be a normal dog.

A few months ago I was sitting in a backyard, tied to a fence with a really short leash and had all my "mess" surrounding me. I had to sleep in my own "stuff" if ya know what I mean. I didn't have any food or water so I got brought to the Buddies house. They took me in to see the doctor lady and other than being underweight I was pretty healthy.

I really want a home where I can run a lot. I need a lot of exercise and would really love to be a "working dog" of some kind. Foster Mom says I'd be great at agility! Because I'm really hyper I probably wouldn't be that great with little kids but I'd love older ones who would be willing to play with me. If you are interested please let the Foster Mom know!!!

Need some help

As many of you already know, we foster some animals out of our home. In the past few months our food bills have gone up to $300 a month and at the beginning of the year Freckles ended up needing surgery to repair a torn ACL. Our Care Credit bill is now over $2000. If you can spare even just $5 it would help us so much!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas wishes

Hello everyone, Princess Fiona here. This year I only have a few wishes for myself.

I would like, most of all, to be able to work more on my Service Dog training. I really enjoy spending time with my Daddy and showing off how well trained he is. By that I mean that I have trained him to believe that he needs me to go places with him...that way I get to go wherever he does!

I would also like a new rope toy and a fresh new Kong.

Hey! This is the one and only Noelle!

This year I want to go on more walks, more car rides, and do more work with agility training. I'd also like a swimming pool of my own instead of having to try and swim in my big drinking water thing outside.

I would also like a new baby and maybe some treats.

Oh yeah, and a new dress cuz' Mama gets really proud to take me out in public when I'm dressed all pretty!

hi there this is freckles. i had to have surgery on my knee so more than anything else in the whole world i want my leg to get all better so i can play with my sisters again. i want MY mommy to spend more time just with me and to play with me and take me for walks. i dont really play with toys very much but i do really like chewy things like bully sticks and those fake longlasting bone thinys. theyre not very longlasting though because i eat them really quickly.

Hiya, Reese reporting for blogging duty! This year I want squeeky toys, lots and lots of them. The more noise a toy makes the more I love it.

I also want to go on more walks and visits to places where there are people. I really love people.

I'd like to find my forever home, or have it easier for my foster family to officially make me theirs. I have been with them for over a year now but they are still hoping someone will come by and adopt me.

I know there are a lot of doggies that aren't as lucky as I am and don't even have a foster family of their own. A lot of doggies are stuck in shelters or out in a cold backyard this Christmas.

I am so thankful that I don't have to deal with stuff like that anymore. That's why all I'm REALLY asking for myself is squeeky toys, because you can never get enough noise!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Service Dog

Hello to all My followers. This is The Princess Fiona.

I am no longer just a simple pet to My people. I am now a service dog for my Daddy. In case you do not know, that means I am even more special than I was before.

My Daddy has depression and social anxiety and that makes it very hard for him to do things like shopping or any type of going out in the public. It is My job to make it easier for Him. When He starts to get nervous or stressed it is My job to help Him focus on something other than the scary things. It is a great job! It means that I get to go with Him to Walmart and the mall and wherever else He wants to go. I get to wear a special vest to show off what a great dog I am too!

Daddy says that I make His life much better. I wonder if He knows how great He makes MY life too?!

And there is good news about the foster dog Reese. Mama and Daddy are now working with North Texas Bully Rescue and Bully Breed Human Society in Lawton. They are going to help them find her a great home. That will mean I will get even more time with my Daddy AND Reese will get to have a forever family. Everybody wins!

Sunday, January 17, 2010


So, we were just told that we were supposed to have these things called New Year's Resolutions. We looked and looked and no matter how hard we tried we couldn't find them. Finally we asked Mommy what they were and she laughed at us. She said they couldn't be found, they had to be made. Now that we know what they are, we are each making some.

The Princess Fiona

#1. My first resolution is to remember that even though I AM The Princess Fiona, my subjects are worthy of respect as well. I will try to treat them like dog beings instead of lowly slaves. Furthermore I will remember that although I AM The Princess Fiona, Mommy and Daddy are Queen and King.

#2. I will learn to come when called, even when there is something more interesting than my Mommy and Daddy.

#3. I will lose 10 pounds. Well, maybe 5. No, I think 3 would be better. Okay, I will learn to love myself just as I am because I AM The Princess Fiona. Wait, I already love myself completely and totally. So, I will instead resolve to make even more people fall in love WITH me!


#1. I will learn the "touch" command and allow other people to touch me sometimes. I will try to remember that they are not going to hurt me or take me away from my Mommy and Daddy.

#2. I will get even better at leaving the kitties and bunnies alone. They are not food. I am not really hungry. Repeat, not food, not hungry. Not food, not hungry.

#3. I will keep making Mommy feel like the luckiest Mommy on Earth by smiling and kissing her as much as I can.


#1. im gonna stop being so ascared of everything that moves. and everything that doesnt.

#2. im gonna share the couch with The Princess Fiona.

#3. im gonna learn how to be a therapy dog so I can help the man person.


#1. I will learn not to jump on everyone just because they make eye contact with me.

#2. I will learn to stay outside by myself for at leat 30 minutes all by myself.

#3. I will find my forever home and never let it go.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

RIP Sweet Fay

With much pain in my heart and tears in my eyes I am writing about a sweet little girl that I have silently been reading up on.

Fay was truly an angel in disguise, deep disguise. Upon first sight many people reacted with shock, horror and even disgust to her face. Deeply scarred, missing lips, teeth sticking out, she looked like something out of a horror movie. But if you had the courage to look beyond the face, into the eyes, there was something else there.

Fay was a true Pit Bull. She was one of many dogs taken from a dogfighting ring. Dogfighting is an extremely INhumane "sport" that only humans could have thought up. Yes, in the wild there are fights. Alphas are challenged, wandering dogs chased away, mates are won and food is fought over. But this is all for survival and rarely ends up in the bloody mess that humans seem to get a kick out of. Most of the time a wild dog fight is just a bunch of snarling, growling, posturing and maybe a few snaps. Every once in awhile it goes farther than that if neither dog will submit. But in a dogfighting ring the dogs are not ALLOWED to submit. A dog that will not fight is either torn apart as a bait dog or is tortured and murdered by the people training them. There is no escape, nowhere to run, and no mercy. Pit Bulls have been used and trained for this for decades because of their strength, stubbornness and their determination to obey and please their masters at ALL costs. That is the key that many people do not know about. Are they vicious and dangerous dogs? Not at all. They can be dog aggressive because that is what many people have bred them for, but they were also bred to be totally loyal and obedient to their human masters.

And THAT is why I say that Fay was a true Pit Bull. Even after the horrors, abuse and neglect that she faced in her short life, Fay loved. Fay was gentle and sweet and gave kisses to people young, old, healthy or disabled. She saw no disfigurement or ugliness in others. She did not see skin colour or weight. She didn't care if you were gay or straight. All she saw was that someone might have the potential in them to love.

At some point in Fay's life it is assumed that her lips were badly damaged in one of the fights. The rescuers believe that rather than taking her to a vet to have her taken care of, her owners instead used a pair of scissors and cut off the remaining lips leaving her with a damaged and exposed face. Gale Frey, the woman who was fostering her, reports that despite all that was done to her, Fay remained excited about meeting new people and exploring new places. She speaks of Fay's tail wagging so fast that it was just a blur whenever she got to do a meet n' greet and how her torn apart face would break into a big "pittie smile" with joy.

Do you have it in you to be treated like that and still learn to trust again? I know I don't. I've been hurt in the past and to this day I have extreme trust issues. Even when someone has PROVEN to me that they are worthy of my trust, I am suspicious and doubting. But not Fay. She lived to love and that is more than most people can ever say about themselves.

Fay died on December 28th after having her third surgery to try and fix some of the damage done to her. She has taken many pieces of many hearts with her, and I hope that she has time to greet all that loved her when it is our turn to cross that bridge. I hope that, along with my own animals that have gone before me, she is there to welcome me to the Land of peace, joy, love and laughter. A place where no one ever feels pain and is never made to fight for their right to be alive and to be safe. A place where humans can act more like the Pit Bulls that much of the world is labelling "dangerous" and "vicious". If we could ALL act like TRUE Pit Bulls, like Fay, this world would be a MUCH better place.


AKA The Bully Breed Buddies' Mom
If you'd like to learn more about Fay, help some of the other dogs who badly need homes, fostering and donations, or if you'd like to drop Gale Frey a line telling her how much her work is appreciated please visit...
Gale Frey