Wallace is a rescued American Pit Bull Terrier. He was found as a stray and turned into the Humane Society. Wallace is one of the highest drive dogs I have ever come across, so it was no surprise that he did not do well in the kennel environment. Unfortunately, the “low kill” shelter that is set up to help him, started targeting him for euthanasia because he was a “liability”. He wasn't an angel by any means, but what do you expect from an off-the-chart working dog that was bored out of his mind. The organization does some good things. This was just eye opening to the amount of misunderstanding there is regarding this breed among the people that are supposed to be there to help, and how much politics can affect the lives of the animals that are in a shelter's care.
With the help of some others, my wife and I were able to pull him out before he was put down. We put our money where our mouth is, so to speak, and since being rescued Wallace has surpassed any expectations we could have imagined. Our mission now is to use Wallace's story to inspire other bully owners to get out there and show off their fellow breed ambassadors. We also want to educate as many people as we can about the truth regarding these dogs. Since taking on this mission, Wallace has earned the respect of people from all over the world. And he competes right along side the best disc dogs on the planet. A list of his accomplishments is listed below. However, Wallace doesn't care if he gets a trophy or not. He just knows he's alive and he's having fun chasing a piece of flying plastic all over the country. At each competition we've been to, whether we take home the gold or just end up back at home, we have changed the mind of somebody and opened their eyes to think differently about the “Pit Bull” breed. That's what it's all about!! —Roo Yori
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