Iron Head Shogun: Pit Full of Love


I met this dog and his human on the Southwest Corridor, and he bumped into me, rolled onto his back and onto my feet, to show me his belly, and when he sat up, he leaned into my body like a clumsy love-bomb. Yeah, pit bulls are ferocious.

About this J.P. Dog:

Iron Head Shogun is an 8 year old pit bull who also goes by the name Mandog Kennels. He came into his human’s life when he was 1. (Continue for 5 more photos of this lovebug…)

About this J.P. Dog’s human: 

Iron Head Shogun lives with his human Olivé, who has lived in Jamaica Plain for the past year.

Does your J.P. Dog have any funny quirks, odd behaviors, or defining characteristics?

He licks himself constantly but never licks anyone else. My dog has never, not once, licked me. Also he drools a lot when he sees any food at all.

What do you love most about your J.P. Dog?

He’s my really good friend. He just senses me and comes rub my head like a cat when he knows he did something wrong. I’ve had dogs my whole life but I’ve never felt as close to a dog as this one.

Photography: The Dog Blogger


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