Thanks guys... I'm
at the pics and stories. Im not opposed to any breed of dog, but I do take into consideration that I live in a mostly ghetto black/hispanic area so chances are the pitbulls at the shelter will have had sh1tty owners that taught them bad habits (like chewing my daughters face off)... so I'm going to steer clear for that reason alone.
I'm going to go spend some time with the bloodhound and see how I feel. There's also an aussie shepherd puppy that I'm interested in, although I didnt really want a puppy I love how loyal/protective the breed is.
Thanks for the info.