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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. FL: Bel Air resident’s pit bull becomes service dog and man’s best friend

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-29-2015 03:36 PM
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  2. TX: Stray pit bull mothers newborn kitten in Texas

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-29-2015 03:29 PM
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  3. *Patrick sue's for $10,000 a dog*

    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...

    Started by >BLAZE<‎, 08-16-2008 04:21 PM
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    03-25-2015, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 10:56 AM
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    03-24-2015, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  5. NM: Lost dog found mauled to death in dogfighting ring

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-15-2015 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-17-2015, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  6. Thumbs up Raccoon Hunting

    Good Read....not a APBT but same gentics;) http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1320423 That boy has heart

    Started by DryCreek‎, 11-17-2005 01:28 PM
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    03-16-2015, 11:34 PM Go to last post
  7. IN: Five dogs involved in fighting ring put to death

    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.

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-28-2010 01:24 PM
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    03-16-2015, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  8. FL: Dog rescued from railroad tracks recovering in 'protective custody'

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-15-2015 04:05 PM
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    03-15-2015, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  9. Al White busted!

    http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/myfox/pages/Home/Detail?contentId=7008414&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=TSTY&pageId=1.1.1

    Started by Flipside‎, 07-17-2008 11:13 PM
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    03-11-2015, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  10. Just another sad story.

    Cop Says s Dog in the Head | Filming Cops

    Started by AGK‎, 03-10-2015 02:20 PM
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    03-11-2015, 05:08 AM Go to last post
  11. For Your Viewing Pleasure....The World's Largest Pit Bull...

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-10-2015 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    03-07-2015, 12:11 PM Go to last post
  12. AZ: MSCO: Dog, $#@!fighting ring discovered in Avondale

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-28-2015 02:33 PM
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  13. Wigan: Man Jailed for trainiang animals to fight

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-28-2015 02:21 PM
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  14. CA: School Superintendent Fired Over Child Abuse, Dog Fighting Allegations

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-28-2015 02:12 PM
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  15. TN: Metro lieutenant investigated after man’s dogs taken from home

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-11-2015 02:41 PM
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    02-19-2015, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  16. SC: Two emaciated dogs with embedded collars found in Johns Island area

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2015 01:53 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-13-2015, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  17. NJ: owner moves away, leaves behind two dogs in trailer covered with feces

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-11-2015 03:32 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-13-2015, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  18. SC: York Sheriff: Fake animal control officer attempting to steal dogs

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-12-2015 04:18 PM
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  19. NY: Rescued pit bulls fight stigma by guiding people in need

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-12-2015 03:44 PM
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  20. NY: City Animal Shelter Moves Closer to Housing Pit Bulls

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-11-2015 02:32 PM
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  21. SC: Dog-fighting still lurks in the shadows in the Lowcountry

    Dog-fighting still lurks in the shadows in the Lowcountry Dave Munday 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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-10-2015 03:45 PM
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  22. AL: Dog fighters to pay largest restitution in federal history

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2015 02:11 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-09-2015, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  23. GA: Marshals confiscate alleged fighting dogs

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-07-2015 01:39 PM
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  24. CA: School leader charged with dog fighting, cruelty

    School leader charged with dog fighting, cruelty by AP 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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2015 03:14 PM
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    02-04-2015, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  25. AL: 60 dogs rescued from suspected breeding operation for dog-hog fighting in Cottonwood

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-25-2015 08:42 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    01-26-2015, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  26. NC: Dogs rescued from suspected dog fighting ring

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2015 02:49 PM
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    01-25-2015, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  27. MA: Pit bulls in 'deplorable' conditions

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-28-2012 09:11 PM
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    01-25-2015, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  28. TX: Missing Dog From Texas Found in Indiana

    Missing Dog From Texas Found in Indiana Posted: Jan 24, 2015 3:35 PM EST Updated: Jan 24, 2015 4:16 PM EST GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A dog that vanished from his Galveston yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2015 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-24-2015, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  29. KY: Major KY City Launches ‘Pit Bull Dogs Are Family’ Campaign

    One Major Kentucky City Launches ‘Pit Bull Dogs Are Family’ Campaign To Spread Adoption Awareness Among dog breeds, it is no secret that the pit bull breed of dogs, or variations, get a bad reputation. Based on this reputation, it makes it near impossible for most shelters to be able to get...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2015 04:35 PM
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    01-24-2015, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  30. VA: Changes possibly coming for puppy purchases in Virginia

    Posted: Jan 23, 2015 7:54 AM EST Updated: Jan 23, 2015 8:07 AM EST By WSLS 10 Staff RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A new bill making its way through the General Assembly would change where you can purchase puppies and forbid Virginia pet shops from doing business with controversial...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2015 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 143
    01-24-2015, 01:46 PM Go to last post

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