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A 21-Year-Old Has Inspired People To Share Photos Of "Vicious Pit Bull Attacks" And, Wow, So Scary

They gave me a frighten!

Posted on March 17, 2017, at 4:10 p.m. ET

Brittany is 21 and has been working with rescue animals since she was 16. She now works at the Humane Society in New Braunfels, Texas, and has two dogs and two cats.

While at the center this week, Brittany took special notice of a puppy named Spice who was recently brought in with her sister, Sugar.

Brittany

She said she couldn't help but snap photos of Spice "because her faces were just so goofy and happy."

Brittany

Brittany sent BuzzFeed News a photo of Sugar, right, for comparison. Brittany described Sugar as the "more photogenic sister."

This is Spice.
Brittany

This is Spice.

This is Sugar.
Brittany

This is Sugar.

She then tweeted the goofy-ass photos of Spice, captioning them "actual vicious pitbull attack." Her tweet quickly went viral, with now near 50,000 retweets.

And wow, people were so scared!

Terrifying https://t.co/41NC9dA1lE

"Be cautious around these wild beasts," they said.

Be cautious around these wild beasts https://t.co/IU2JaHQUys

In fact, people began sharing more examples of these "vicious" animals in motion.

@girlbitesback @finncree THERES ONE OVER HERE TOO ARGH

This guy nearly survived this "attack."

@girlbitesback almost died after this attack

We must build a wall between us and pit bulls: an idea.

@girlbitesback Viciously trying to make my arm fall off. Truly a monster.

Brittany does empathize with people who have been scarred by or are scared of pit bulls if they've been attacked by one. However, she asks them not to "blame the actions of one dog on an entire breed."

"Dogs, just like people, are individuals," she said. "Quite a few of the dog bites I have seen are from ignoring body language. Any dog will bite when pushed past its limit."

"Pit bulls are some of the most lovable dogs I have ever spent time with — in and out of my shelter work," she added.

@FlorenceFord omg did I show you I took the cutest pictures of komal's doggo

She urges people to think outside of the "stereotype," and to remember that "pit bulls" are comprised of many different kinds of breeds.

@girlbitesback @t_rex20_ VICIOUS KILLER of my feelings omg

"Please consider adopting a bully breed dog before buying one — they are the number one euthanized breed in the US," she added.

"You will be saving a life. These dogs don't deserve to die because of a stereotype."

And if you're wondering: Both Sugar and Spice (who finally stood still for a photo) will be up for adoption as soon as their hold time is up.

And you can find all of that information, and more, on their website.

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