Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
A South Philadelphia man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly owning dogs used in fights.
Carlton Lane, 39, allegedly kept the dogs in unsanitary and unsafe conditions inside his home on the 2200 block of Mifflin Street.
Lane surrendered his 13 pit bulls eight of them puppies...
So I moved my thread here... after my ignoramus computeramus middle brain finally figured things out... This the story of Spirit and I on the road... for six months now, homeless and camping... He made the news the other day, front page... more about that in a day ot two... ALL GOOD!!!
Six Pitbull Puppies Stolen at Gunpoint in Sour Craigslist Deal
Posted: Dec 11, 2014 7:01 PM EST Updated: Dec 11, 2014 7:22 PM EST
By WRIC Newsroom
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -Six pitbull puppies are stolen at gunpoint after a Craigslist sale goes wrong in Richmond.
The victim tells 8News that...
Posted: Dec 10, 2014 9:01 PM EST Updated: Dec 10, 2014 9:01 PM EST
Pit bull released and reunited with his family
By Greg Dingrando
COLORADO SPRINGS -After spending six months in doggy prison a local family's pet wins his freedom in court and is reunited with loved ones.
It all started last...
Neglected pit bulls found in garage; one dead, one sick
Trace Christenson, 11:33 a.m. EST December 11, 2014
One dog was taken to the Calhoun County Animal Shelter and a second will be buried after they were found in a Battle Creek garage on Wednesday.
Battle Creek Animal Control Officers...
Date: December 12, 2014
After two years and seven months on death row, Mylo the American staffordshire terrier cross returned to his family on Friday afternoon, two days after a Judge found he was not a pit bull terrier.
Freshly de-sexed, the dog walked out of the North...
Posted 6:23 pm, December 12, 2014, by Melissa Moon
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Police rescued several dogs from a Whitehaven home. They say the animals were being used for dog fighting.
Neighbors said they watched officers and animal control round up about two dozen pit bulls and puppies at house on...
AKRON- Akron police say they arrested 47 people on dog-fighting charges and rescued eight pit bulls, after a small army of police officers and federal agents raided a compound surrounding an Akron home on Saturday night.
Authorities say the timing of the raid could not have been better. The...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 06:02PM
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --
The man who cheered on a dog fight and then posted it on his Facebook before being arrested is telling his side of the story.
The Fresno man at the center of dogfighting allegations is sitting down to explain his side of the story.
In a recent series titled K-9 Confidential, Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and 9News looked at Front Range dogs from three angles: which breeds bite the most, which are euthanized most and what dog names are most popular.
The results contain the surprising (the most popular dog breed,...
By Jeff Levkulich Published: November 19, 2014, 8:36 pm Updated: November 19, 2014, 8:56 pm
AKRON, Ohio (WYTV) One of the largest dog fighting operations in northeast Ohio history led to the arrest of 47 people in Akron over the weekend following a sting that broke up an active dog fight.
Jason Dearen, AP 3:06 p.m. EST November 22, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.
Nearby, an undercover agent with the sheriff's office met with...
Jeremy Jojola, KUSA 5:53 p.m. MST November 21, 2014
FORT COLLINS-The owner of a chained-up dog known as Bolt says a Facebook page created to call attention to their dog is doing more harm than good.
On Thursday, 9Wants to Know reported how images of a chained-up dog just outside of Fort...
A Florida man is facing multiple charges after police say he performed an at-home C-section on a dog and cut a puppy's ears with scissors as a part of an illegal dog breeding operation.
Lazaro Ruiz, 26, was arrested at his residence in Homestead on Monday, months after police began getting...
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --
A man who Fresno police say posted a video of a deadly dog fight helped them make a solid case against him. We want to warn you, some viewers may find this video disturbing.
William Weir was arrested after police say he posted a Facebook video showing his pit...
Polk dog-fighting bust: 77 pit bulls to get new homes
Posted: Nov 13, 2014 2:34 PM EST Updated: Nov 13, 2014 2:40 PM EST
More than a dozen pit bulls confiscated during a dog-fighting bust in Polk County last month are getting a new start at life.
The ASPCA will be picking up 18 of the...
Sentences handed down from 2nd largest U.S. dog-fighting raid
Friday November 14th, 2014
In August 2013, DogTime reported on a multi-state dogfighting ring that was raided by federal and local authorities, the ASPCA, and the HSUS after a three-year investigation. As a result of the raid,...
Fulton County police make arrest in suspected dog fighting operation
Updated: 9:56 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 | Filed in: Breaking News
One person has been arrested and animal control officers have rescued 14 pit bulls that authorities believed were being used for dog fighting.
Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in 2013 in El Paso County
POSTED: 10:25 PM MST Nov 14, 2014 UPDATED: 10:25 PM MST Nov 14, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Heidi Harrow has lived with pit bulls all her life.
I've had her for about 3 1/2 years, Harrow said.
Tri-Cities Animal Shelter overwhelmed with pit bulls
By Kathleen Jacob Published: Nov 14, 2014 at 6:12 PM PST
PASCO, Wash. -- The Tri-Cities Animal Shelter is always home to a lot of pit bulls, but people continue to over breed the dog, to the point that a third of all dogs that come through...
November 14, 2014 Roxborough
Social media, community love helps save Roxborough 'miracle puppy' twice
Erin Harker grew up with pets all over her house.
"I was notorious for bringing home animals when I was a kid, especially injured ones," says the Roxborough resident.
So, when her...
By Dorrine Mendoza, CNN
Dog's best friend: Woman carries wounded pit bull down mountain
updated 4:35 PM EDT, Fri October 25, 2013
Editor's note: Andi Davis will share her story live on CNN Newsroom, Saturday at 10:45 a.m. ET.
(CNN) -- No one knows exactly how long the 2-year-old pit bull...
By Mark Tower
on November 02, 2014 at 8:00 AM, updated November 02, 2014 at 8:10 AM
SAGINAW, MI A skinny brown pit bull wagged his tail vigorously as Saginaw County Animal Control Officer Trish Barnes scratched its belly and interim Director Elaine Thompson offered up a few doggy treats.
By Katherine Scott
Updated 48 mins ago
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --Thirteen dogs, including 8 pit bull puppies, have been removed from a home after police raided a suspected dog fighting operation in South Philadelphia.
Neighbors called police around midnight regarding suspicious activity...
Organized dogfighting ring dismantled in man's home, Brevard cops say
By Justin Warmoth, Reporter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Published On: Oct 24 2014 05:56:45 PM EDT
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office says that agents uncovered and dismantled an organized dogfighting ring.
COCOA, Fla. -The...
PHOTOS: Laguna Niguel Surfing Pitbull is Top Dog, Earns $15K
Adopted pitbull, "Boss," owned by local, Ben Dunham, recently won the Fuzzy Nation Super Model Search. Besides eating and sleeping, the dog loves to surf, and hang at the beach. Oh, and he's appeared on Animal Planet, too.
Dog Fighting Operation Found, Animals Seized
Gaston, SC (WLTX) - Federal authorities say an investigation into drugs in and around the Columbia area led them to a dog fighting operation in Gaston.
Agents responded to a home on Meadowfield Street Friday. The American Society for the Prevention...
Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:36 PM EST By Stephen Rydberg, Producer
AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- An Austin man pleaded 'not guilty' on Thursday to accusations of holding dog fights.
Douglas Seidel, 26, is charged with animal cruelty and animal torture. Both are felonies that carry a three year...
Looks like TN and Oh and now FL with raids this week. Government is out to smash the dog game. I strongly advise everyone to not be matching dogs
69 dogs rescued, 2 arrested in alleged Polk dog-fighting probe - WFLA News Channel 8
POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -Sixty-nine dogs were seized from two...
Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:04 PM EST Updated: Oct 16, 2014 11:57 PM EST
By Tisha Lewis, FOX 32 News Report
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -Two suspects hopped a fence in Cicero Tuesday night and stole three American bulldogs, stuffing them in the trunk of a white sedan.
Initially they were scared off by...
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