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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. PA: PSPCA: South Philly man owned fighting dogs

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
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  2. Good news! Always... on the road with Spirit...

    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!!! Enjoy the...

    Started by beemerchef‎, 03-17-2007 11:56 AM
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    12-18-2014, 11:33 AM Go to last post
  3. VA: Six Pitbull Puppies Stolen at Gunpoint in Sour Craigslist Deal

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-16-2014, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  4. CO: Pit bull released and reunited with his family

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-13-2014, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  5. MI: Neglected pit bulls found in garage; one dead, one sick

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:22 PM
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    12-13-2014, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Dog home after two years seven months on death row

    Date: December 12, 2014 Lucy Battersby 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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:17 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 112
    12-13-2014, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  7. TN: Neighbors say two dozen dogs removed from Whitehaven home

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-13-2014 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 121
    12-13-2014, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  8. OH: ‘It was a zoo’: Police break up one of largest dog-fighting rings in NE Ohio hist

    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...

    Started by treezpitz‎, 11-18-2014 08:09 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 737
    12-04-2014, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  9. CA: Fresno man facing dog fighting charges shares his story with ABC30

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 292
    11-23-2014, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  10. CO: The fido files: A three-legged dog tale looking at bites, euthanasia and names

    11/22/14 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,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 03:53 PM
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    • Views: 148
    11-23-2014, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  11. OH: 4 Warren men busted in Akron dog fighting sting

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 03:42 PM
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    11-23-2014, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  12. FL: Dogfighting thriving underground, with big money at stake

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 02:56 PM
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    11-23-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  13. CO: Owner of chained dog: We don't abuse our dogs

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-22-2014 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 298
    11-23-2014, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  14. FL: Man Performs At-Home C-Section On Dog, Cut Puppies' Ears With Scissors

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-22-2014 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 221
    11-23-2014, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  15. CA: CA: Dog fighting arrest in Fresno after Facebook post, suspect defends actions

    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...

    Started by treezpitz‎, 11-19-2014 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-22-2014, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  16. FL: Polk dog-fighting bust: 77 pit bulls to get new homes

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:10 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 257
    11-22-2014, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  17. Sentences handed down from 2nd largest U.S. dog-fighting raid

    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,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 355
    11-15-2014, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  18. GA: Fulton County police make arrest in suspected dog fighting operation

    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. Cpl. Kay...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-15-2014, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  19. CO: Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in 2013 in El Paso County

    Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in 2013 in El Paso County Greg Miller 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.

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-15-2014, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  20. WA: Tri-Cities Animal Shelter overwhelmed with pit bulls

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-15-2014, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  21. PA: Social media, community love helps save Roxborough 'miracle puppy' — twice

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2014 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 89
    11-15-2014, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  22. Dog's best friend: Woman carries wounded pit bull down mountain

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-25-2013 07:23 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 668
    11-15-2014, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  23. MI: Animal Control: Pit bull, shot in the leg, rescued on Saginaw's East Side

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-02-2014 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-02-2014, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  24. PA: Authorities rescue dogs from suspected fighting ring in South Philadelphia

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-28-2014 06:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-31-2014, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  25. FL: Organized dogfighting ring dismantled in man's home, Brevard cops say

    Organized dogfighting ring dismantled in man's home, Brevard cops say By Justin Warmoth, Reporter, jwarmoth@wkmg.com 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...

    Started by Jefferson‎, 10-24-2014 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 733
    10-28-2014, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  26. CA: Laguna Niguel Surfing Pitbull is Top Dog, Earns $15K

    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. An...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-09-2012 09:06 PM
    boss, contest, fuzzy nation, laguna niguel, model, petfoundation.org, pitbull, rescue, villalobos rescue
    • Replies: 6
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    10-27-2014, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  27. SC: Dog Fighting Operation Found, Animals Seized

    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...

    Started by Jefferson‎, 10-24-2014 07:56 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 708
    10-26-2014, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  28. MN: Austin man pleads 'not guilty' to dog fighting accusations, one pit bull dead

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-26-2014 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 191
    10-26-2014, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  29. FL: 69 dogs rescued, 2 arrested in alleged Polk dog-fighting probe

    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...

    Started by Jefferson‎, 10-23-2014 09:04 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 774
    10-25-2014, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  30. IL: Dog snatchers in Cicero caught on camera

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-18-2014 07:15 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 258
    10-18-2014, 07:15 PM Go to last post

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