Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
November 28, 2013
Man charged with felony animal fighting
The Mankato Free Press
MINNEAPOLIS A 34-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of organizing a dog fighting ring and breeding dogs in at least eight locations.
Leroy Longs Jr. was charged Friday with felony animal fighting in...
Man arrested in alleged Twin Cities dogfighting operation
Article by: JOY POWELL , Star Tribune
Updated: November 20, 2013 - 11:47 PM
Police seized 15 pit bulls, along with a dogfighting training manual and other paraphernalia, in raids on a Twin Cities dogfighting operation Wednesday.
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!!!
Puppy's Ears Cut; Animal Cruelty Charges Pending
Posted by Courtney Elko (Editor) , October 25, 2013 at 03:07 PM
The ears of this pitbull puppy dubbed "Van Gogh" were cut in an act of animal cruelty. (Credit: Julia Wilkinson/Delco Times supplied by Delco SPCA)
A Havertown woman confessed...
Senators Seek Ban on Animal Fight Attendance in Farm Bill Conference (Video)
By Niels Lesniewski Posted at 1 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2013
Seventeen senators are calling on farm bill negotiators to include language making attendance at animal fights illegal.
In advance of the formal kick off...
Forced To Battle: Major Dog Fighting Ring Busted In West Baltimore
November 20, 2013 5:50 PM
BALTIMORE (WJZ)— A drug bust leads to a gruesome discovery of dead dogs and others being used in a dog fighting ring. The ring was found in a home in west Baltimore.
BARCS officials say the dogs appear...
Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 11:38 am | Updated: 2:37 pm, Mon Aug 26, 2013.
BY DREW TAYLOR/Opelika-Auburn News
MONTGOMERY -- U.S. Attorney George Beck thinks there are two types of people in hell -- those who are cruel to children and those who are cruel to animals.
On Monday, Beck was...
After what happened in August, and now this, we can say Alabama is ground zero for the anti dogfighting crowd. This is why my yard is being sold off. I'm done
31 dogs removed from suspected dogfighting ring
Nov. 19, 2013 5:43 PM
DADEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Officials...
Looks like this is about to pass. HSUS sure got to him.
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Woof! Now Michael Vick bets against animal...
Toledoan sent to jail for dog-fighting ring
A Toledo man convicted of felony dog-fighting charges was sentenced today to jail, ordered to pay $12,030 for the care of the dogs, and banned from owning another dog.
Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Gary Cook also...
Dogs recover after police bust alleged dog-fighting ring
BALTIMORE City police busted an alleged dogfighting ring operating out of two locations in west Baltimore while they were searching one of the homes for drugs.
POLICE MAKE ARRESTS AFTER DOGFIGHTING RING UNCOVERED
Police say they...
Police Release Details of All About Animals Case
Written by Elaine Rackley on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 07:59 PM. Posted in Local
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) Macon Police released details of the "All About Animals" investigation. Three dogs were killed and several were injured during a...
Albany, OR -- Would you have a pit bull in your home?
For many dog lovers, this question is becoming increasingly difficult to answer. Reports of dogs attacking humans often involve the American pit bull terrier, a strong breed originally bred for human companionship and later for fighting with...
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...
'Pit Bulls and Parolees' Popular dog-rescue show joins other reality programming in Louisiana By Stacey Plaisance
Posted: 11/01/2013 12:01:00 AM CDT
NEW ORLEANS -- A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a...
Dog Dies After SPCA Raid, Others Rescued
Man and woman arrested for allegedly neglecting their dogs to the point where one died
By Vince Lattanzio| Friday, Oct 25, 2013 | Updated 11:40 PM EDT
A severely malnourished dog, left chained up in the backyard of a South Philadelphia home, has...
Florida rescue pit bull fights off coyotes to save cat
Published October 12, 2013
They were brought together by second chances; now Kitty has a third, thanks to Jack.
"He probably feels like he's the caretaker. He checks on her every day and sniffs her, seeing what kind of shape she is...
Woman pleads guilty in dog-fighting case
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) A woman pleaded guilty to running a dog-fighting ring out of the home she shared with her husband and five children and has agreed to testify against him.
Laura Acampora, 34, of Coatesville, pleaded guilty today in Chester...
Dog Fighting: Jonny Azhael Herrera, 20, of Utah, Charged with Dog Fighting, Cruelty; Fought Pit Bulls to "Help Them Get Along"
By Denise A Justin, Wed, September 25, 2013
Charges were filed Tuesday against Jonny Azhael Herrera, 20, of West Jordan, Utah, on one count of dog fighting and one...
VIDEO: Yigo Dog Fighting Video Goes Viral on Facebook, Mayor Matanane Dismayed
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 06:28 Written by Janela Buhain Carrera Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:43
Guam - There has been a strange silence on dog fighting in recent years, but the topic has...
September 25, 2013
Arrests in multi-state dog fighting probe grow
MONTGOMERY, Ala. The number of people arrested in a multi-state dog fighting investigation has grown to 13.
Federal court records show Jennifer Hayden McDonald, of Fairburn, Ga., was arrested last week in...
Dog Fighting Bust: San Francisco Cops Find Videos of Local Dog Fights on Suspects' Cell Phones
By Phyllis M Daugherty, Wed, September 25, 2013
San Francisco police have arrested two suspects in a dog fighting ring in the city, says Police Inspector Dan Silver with the Gang Task Force.
Bam Margera Post-Pit Bull Prank: Puppy Penny Now Staying With a Friend
by Natalie Finn and Katie Rhames Tue., Oct. 9, 2012 8:40 PM PDT
In hindsight, Bam Margera would have done a few things differently.
Starting with not holding a fake gun to a pit bull puppy's head and posing for...
Fighting dogs now being trained to love
By Kim Segal, CNN
updated 2:01 PM EDT, Sun September 15, 2013
(CNN) -- The tiny puppy with the white and brown fur doesn't have a name yet, just a number: 917.
When he was found, the 8-week-old puppy weighed less than five pounds and had been left...
Man charged with dog fighting, cruelty to an animal after pit bull fight
Posted on: 2:23 pm, September 18, 2013, by Mark Green
WEST JORDAN, Utah A West Jordan man is facing one count of dog fighting and one count of cruelty to an animal after he and two other men allegedly tried to...
Dogfighting ex-convict indicted on tax evasion
Rebecca S. Green | The Journal Gazette
FORT WAYNE A federal grand jury indicted a Fort Wayne man with a history of dogfighting and association with drug dealing, accusing him of tax violations and fraud.
The six-count indictment handed down...
Dog-fighting defendants plead not guilty in Ala
PHILLIP RAWLS 1 hour ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) A detective investigating a multi-state dog fighting case said each side usually bet $20,000 to $40,000 on a match and more than $100,000 could change hands on a Saturday night in the Alabama...
Rescued Pitbulls Finally Up For Adoption
Posted on: 8:12 pm, August 25, 2013, by Laura Christmas
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) Ten pitbulls rescued from a Jackson County dog fight operation back in March are ready for adoption.
Its taken months for the dogs to recover, but now Hollywood...
Dog Fighting in Detroit: 50,000 Stray Dogs, Mostly Pit Bulls, Roam City; Is there a Connection?
By Denise A Justin, Mon, August 26, 2013
On August 22, Bloomberg News headlines announced that the number of stray dogs, mainly Pit Bulls, roaming the blighted streets of Detroit is now estimated...
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