Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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!!!
7:11 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015 | Filed in: Local News
Nearly two dozen sick dogs quarantined at the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter appear to be suffering from pneumonia, officials announced Monday, but the root cause of the outbreak remained unclear.
“The shelter is awaiting results on lab...
Published: April 13, 2015 - 01:51 PM | Updated: April 13, 2015 - 11:46 PM
An Akron man who hosted dog fights in his garage while attendees ate hot dogs and barbecued ribs in his backyard pleaded guilty in federal court to operating a dog-fighting venture and related charges, law enforcement...
Updated: 03/14/2015 10:09 PM | Created: 03/14/2015 9:32 PM
By: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
More and more stories have surfaced in the Albuquerque metro about innocent people seeing their family pets stolen and used as “bait” in vicious fighting rings. While authorities try to curb the...
From action news 5 in memphis (http://wmctv.com/Global/story.asp?s=5688966)
Didn't think anything was wrong with this at first, till I called the lady about the pups. Then after talkin with her I changed my mind.
She said that her breed of pitbull is so tight, that only her female can do...
By Kaila Philo · March 29, 2015
In 1994, Matthew Smith, 42, was injured in a motorcycle accident, after which made him dependent upon crutches to walk.
“In the accident I had severe nerve damage to my legs,” Smith said, “which left me able to walk short distances and in a wheelchair for...
By WKRN web staff Published: March 29, 2015, 12:00 pm Updated: March 29, 2015, 12:00 pm
GARLAND, Tx. (WKRN) * A stray pit bull has adopted a young kitten as her own.
Pitty, the pit bull, and the kitten were discovered earlier this month on the side of the road by a veterinarian technician...
3 in dogfighting case seek $4M from county
By Andrea Kelly
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 08.16.2008
Three people charged in February with animal cruelty and dogfighting have filed claims of nearly $4 million against Pima County.
The claims cite the value of...
Good Read....not a APBT but same gentics;)
That boy has heart
Five dogs involved in fighting ring put to death
Posted: Aug 27, 2010 5:28 PM EDT Updated: Aug 27, 2010 5:35 PM EDT
Pit bulls euthanized
The animals were in poor condition when they were rescued.
The animals were in poor condition when they were rescued.
TAMPA (AP) --
A dog rescued after being shot and tied to railroad tracks in Florida has been released from a veterinary clinic to continue its recovery.
Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service posted a message on its Facebook page late Friday saying Cabela had "left the building to go into...
Cop Says s Dog in the Head | Filming Cops
Posted: February 9, 2015
Watch as the 17-month-old giant pooch towers over its owner in this video, which has amassed 1.1million views.
Here's one dog you wouldn't want to meet down a dark alley - because he's as big as a bloke and could pass for a small bear.
This amazing minute-long...
Paulina Pineda, The Republic | azcentral.com 9:20 a.m. MST February 27, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says Avondale police discovered an animal-fighting ring on Thursday night while executing a search warrant related to a narcotics investigation.
More than 50 roosters, eight pit bulls...
Man Jailed For Pumping Pit Bulls Full Of Steroids And Chaining Them To Treadmills Ahead Of Illegal Dog Fights
A British man has been jailed for his barbaric treatment of pit bulls that he pumped full of steroids and chained to treadmills in an obsessive bid to prepare the poor animals for...
Assistant Palmdale School Superintendent Fired Over Child Abuse, Dog Fighting Allegations
February 26, 2015 10:37 PM
PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — An assistant superintendent who worked for the Palmdale School District has been fired due to child abuse allegations as well as her role in a dog...
Metro lieutenant investigated after man’s dogs taken from home
By Andy Cordan Published: February 10, 2015, 7:36 pm Updated: February 10, 2015, 10:50 pm
NASHVILE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Metro police lieutenant is under investigation Tuesday after her decision-making is called into question.
Two emaciated dogs with embedded collars found in Johns Island area
Posted: Jan 23, 2015 1:58 PM EST Updated: Jan 23, 2015 7:14 PM EST
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston Animal Society say investigators are looking to see if two emaciated dogs found with embedded collars...
NJ dog owner moves away, leaves behind two dogs in trailer covered with feces
Posted 7:05 PM, February 7, 2015, by Christie Duffy, Updated at 07:07pm, February 7, 2015
PATERSON, N.J. — Imagine living in a trailer with no heat and all you have is a torn up mattress in a place covered in...
Dan Yesenosky, WCNC 9:47 a.m. EST February 11, 2015
YORK, S.C. -- Matt Brown and his 2-year-old basset hound Molly were surprised to hear that on Billy Wilson Road near their home in western York County, there's been a man trying to steal dogs.
"That's crazy," Brown said. "I'll keep my eyes...
Rescued pit bulls fight stigma by guiding people in need
Published February 11, 2015
When former Marine Joe Bonfiglio starts thrashing in his sleep, his pit bull service dog jumps on the bed, climbs on top of him and wakes him up to end the flashback.
The dog named Zen has allowed...
City Animal Shelter Moves Closer to Housing Pit Bulls
By Frank Parlato February 10, 2015
NIAGARA FALLS - Although there has been no announcement by the Dyster administration, sources tell the Reporter that the contemplated municipal animal shelter - conceived primarily to address the...
Dog-fighting still lurks in the shadows in the Lowcountry
Feb 8 2015 12:01 am
The discovery of a dog-fighting ring near Georgetown last month is a reminder that the brutal sport is alive and well in the Lowcountry.
Officers with the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit said they...
Dog fighters to pay largest restitution in federal history
Posted: Jan 21, 2015 2:39 PM EST Updated: Jan 21, 2015 2:40 PM EST
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The individuals who pleaded guilty to the second largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history are being ordered to pay the largest restitution ever...
Marshals confiscate alleged fighting dogs
Two men face aggravated animal cruelty charges
Last updated: February 05. 2015 11:51AM
By Matthew Strother
Two West Point men face multiple charges, including aggravated cruelty to animals, for allegedly running a dog-fighting training ground.
School leader charged with dog fighting, cruelty
December 30 2014
The assistant superintendent of a Southern California school district is facing felony dog fighting charges after more than a dozen pit bulls being kept in crates filled with urine and feces were allegedly discovered...
on January 12, 2015 at 2:31 PM, updated January 14, 2015 at 11:48 AM
COTTONWOOD, Alabama -- About 60 dogs believed to be involved in a breeding operation for fighting with hogs were rescued Monday from a Cottonwood residence, the Humane Society of the United States says.
The dogs were...
Victoria Loveless, Producer
POSTED: 12:16 PM Jan 02 2015
PITT COUNTY -The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations of animal cruelty involving 10 pit bulls and dog fighting.
Officials charged Malcolm Wiggins with nine counts of animal cruelty after a neighbor called to...
Pit bulls in 'deplorable' conditions
Sentinel & Enterprise Posted: 07/27/2012 07:02:19 AM EDT
FITCHBURG -- The last blue pit-bull terrier poked his head through the rear door at 444 Water St. Thursday evening, his first whiff of fresh air in what must have felt like forever.
He took one...
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