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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. 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 06:15 PM
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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 10:56 AM
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    10-17-2014, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  3. GA: Teens Steal Pit Bull Puppy Off Leash

    Duffie Dixon, WXIA 12:16 a.m. EDT August 20, 2014 KENNESAW, Ga. -- Taryn Ford has just one thing to say to the teenagers who stole her 13-week-old puppy. "Just bring her back. She's a family member to us," said Ford. Ford and her boyfriend Jonas Speight bought the purebred baby pit bull off...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-20-2014 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    10-02-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  4. MI: Pet Owners Look to Muzzle Police Who Shoot Dogs

    Charlotte Alter Justin Worland Sept. 26, 2014 Bereaved owners argue that when police shoot dogs it a violates their Fourth Amendment rights Correction appended, Sept. 26 Lexie, a Labrador mix, was barking in fear when the police arrived at her owner’s suburban Detroit house early...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-28-2014 09:43 AM
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  5. Watch 'live': Asteroid Pitbull zip past earth

    Watch 'live': Asteroid Pitbull zip past earth While 2014 RC will not impact Earth, its orbit will bring it back to our planet's neighbourhood in the future By Vicky Kapur Published Sunday, September 07, 2014 Mother Earth is experiencing a close call right now as an asteroid discovered only...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-07-2014 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-07-2014, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  6. This will make you smile!!! Rescued :)

    This hit close to home for me 20 Heartwarming Photos of Dogs on Their Way to New Homes from Rescue Shelters! Hope you enjoy :)

    Started by victoriaxusa‎, 06-19-2014 05:56 PM
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    08-29-2014, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  7. SC: Man gets 10 years for dragging dog behind truck

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - A South Carolina man received the state's maximum penalty for animal cruelty after being found guilty of dragging a dog behind his truck for 2 miles. Circuit Judge Letitia Verdin sentenced Roger Dennis Owens of Greenville to five years in prison Tuesday for ill treatment of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-16-2014 04:46 PM
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    08-27-2014, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  8. NY: Dog Miraculously Survives Being Thrown Off The BQE In Greenpoint

    Dog Miraculously Survives Being Thrown Off The BQE In Greenpoint fullscreen (Lacie Zassman) <figure class="clearfix wrapper" style="height: 100%;"> ...

    Started by Michele‎, 07-30-2014 05:50 PM
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  9. CA: Training aims to curb dog shootings

    The gunshots caught Cynthia Ford by surprise. On a quiet evening in April 2013, she was walking her dog and her daughter’s dogs in the hills on the outskirts of San Marcos. Jack, her daughter’s 4-year-old pit bull, ran ahead and rounded a corner. Then Ford heard loud cracks. She raced to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-16-2014 04:32 PM
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    07-23-2014, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  10. IN: Pit Bull Alerts Deaf Child to Burning Home

    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis firefighters were calling a dog named Ace a hero on Wednesday after they said he saved a boy from a fire. The fire happened Wednesday afternoon in the 6400 block of Perry Pines Court, near Gray Road and East Edgewood Avenue on the south side. Officials with...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-16-2014 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-17-2014, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  11. New call to ban pitbulls in SA

    New call to ban pitbulls in SA 2010/08/31 Linda Sparg WEEKEND POST CORRESPONDENT PITBULLS in South Africa should be phased out and eventually banned completely, says one of the country*s top animal behaviourists * but breeders are adamant such measures are too extreme. John Faul, who...

    Started by LittleRedKennels‎, 08-31-2010 12:52 AM
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    07-11-2014, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  12. MO: Dog rescued from dog-fighting ring arrives in KC area

    Dog rescued from dog-fighting ring arrives in KC area Great Plains SPCA says Mabel will be up for adoption Published 12:05 PM CDT Jul 02, 2014 By Karen Yancey Read more: Dog rescued from dog-fighting ring arrives in KC area | Local News - KMBC Home INDEPENDENCE, Mo. —One of the hundreds...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-03-2014 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-03-2014, 03:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Australia: Anti-dog-fighting campaigner reveals what goes on inside underground

    Anti-dog-fighting campaigner reveals what goes on inside underground dog-fighting rings July 02, 2014 3:02PM MEMBERS receive a text message revealing the secret location half an hour before. They meet in bushland or on a beach, out of sight of passers-by, under cover of darkness, to place...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-03-2014 11:56 AM
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  14. FL: 17 pit bulls stolen from backyard near Ocala

    Seventeen pit bull terriers, most of them puppies, were reported stolen from an Ocala-area residence on Monday. A woman who lives in the house in the 7600 block of Northwest 49th Avenue told a Marion County Sheriff's deputy that she left the home around 8 p.m. to get dinner, according to a...

    Started by treezpitz‎, 06-12-2014 10:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-30-2014, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  15. TX: Arlington Police Officer's Response to Pit Bull Call Goes Viral

    An Arlington police officer’s act of kindness towards a pit bull is going viral. Sergeant Gary Carter went out on a call from some people worried about a vicious dog, but when he arrived, he realized it was the dog that needed help. Arlington Police Sergeant Gary Carter has always been a big fan...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-30-2014 09:46 AM
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    06-30-2014, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  16. CA: firefighters free puppy from auto wheel

    California firefighters free puppy from auto wheel BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot. The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station June 20. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-30-2014 09:00 AM
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  17. OH: Man convicted of dogfighting can file appeal

    Man convicted of dogfighting can file appeal Published: Tuesday, 6/24/2014 A Toledo man convicted last year of dogfighting has been granted permission to file a delayed appeal. The Ohio 6th District Appeals Court approved 22-year-old Carl Steward’*s request earlier this month and named...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-29-2014 06:33 PM
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  18. AL: 367 Dogs seized Second Largest Raid

    367 Dogs Seized; Second Largest Raid in U.S. History Posted: Jun 06, 2014 3:09 PM CDT <noscript>&lt;em class="wnDate"&gt;Friday, June 6, 2014 4:09 PM EST&lt;/em&gt;</noscript><!--END wnDate-->Updated: Jun 06, 2014 3:23 PM CDT <noscript>&lt;em class="wnDate"&gt;Friday, June 6, 2014 4:23 PM...

    Started by MANNY1‎, 06-06-2014 04:34 PM
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    06-25-2014, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  19. TN: Metro shelter releasing more dogs from suspected fighting ring

    Posted: Jun 17, 2014 4:31 PM EST Updated: Jun 17, 2014 4:42 PM EST Posted by Kevin Young NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -More of the dogs seized in a north Nashville dog fighting bust are leaving the Metro animal shelter. Seventeen of the 28 dogs have been placed with other shelters or Humane...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-18-2014 10:30 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-19-2014, 03:21 AM Go to last post
  20. TX: Guardian Pit Bull Rescue to train and partner service dogs with veterans in need

    Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014 10:21 pm | Updated: 9:35 am, Wed Jun 18, 2014. Guardian Pit Bull Rescue (GPBR), a local non-profit rescue organization promoting responsible ownership for pit bulls by educating, advocating and rescuing has launched a one-of-a-kind program in Texas to help...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-18-2014 10:43 AM
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  21. IL: Dog fighting charges filed against Lockport Township woman

    Dog fighting charges filed against Lockport Township woman Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 10:44 p.m. CDT JOLIET – A Lockport Township woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges of drug dealing and dog fighting. Vanessa Jones, 28, appeared briefly before Judge Robert Livas and was formally...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-04-2014 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-11-2014, 01:19 AM Go to last post
  22. DE: Smyrna man arrested in Kent County drug, dogfighting sting

    Dover, Del. Fourteen Kent County residents, including one from Smyrna, were indicted last week by a federal grand jury on multiple drug and animal fighting charges. United States Attorney Charles M. Oberly, III, announced Thursday that a federal grand jury last week returned two...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-07-2014 02:31 PM
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  23. TX: Pit Bull Tied to Trailer, Dragged Six Blocks in Beeville

    BEEVILLE (Kiii News) - People are calling it the worst case of animal cruelty that the city of Beeville has ever seen -- a dog chained to trailer, being dragged through the streets for some six blocks before the chain finally gave way. It happened Thursday night. Beeville Animal Control...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-01-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-01-2014, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  24. NV: Animal Foundation’s #SaveALifeWeek success, over 300 saved

    By CASSANDRA TALOMA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL More than 300 lives were saved during The Animal Foundation’s recent promotion to adopt pit bulls and chihuahuas at a discount to help free up space, according to the organization. On the first day of the promotion, dubbed #SaveALifeWeek, 81 dogs...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-01-2014 09:56 AM
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  25. TN: Pit bull seized from dog fighting raid ready for new home

    Pit bull seized from dog fighting raid ready for new home NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -The first dog seized last month from a north Nashville dog fighting ring is being adopted out under a new policy for Metro Animal Care and Control. Before last year, every dog seized from the home on Pewitt Drive...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-01-2014 09:24 AM
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  26. FL: Puppies found in cages, dogs abandoned in cars during Apopka dog-fighting bust

    Posted: 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014 APOPKA, Fla. —Animal control officers will move into the back yard of a home where police said they busted a sophisticated dog-fighting ring. Apopka police said the dog-fighting ring was much bigger than they expected. Investigators said when the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-28-2014 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    05-31-2014, 05:28 PM Go to last post
  27. UK: Outrage as police 'executioners' seize and kill 22 pet dogs

    Outrage as police 'executioners' seize and kill 22 pet dogs POLICE were last night accused of playing “judge, jury and executioner” after officers seized 22 pet dogs in dawn raids and killed them all. By: Marco Giannangeli Published: Sun, April 20, 2014 The Merseyside force, which is being...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-21-2014 07:54 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    05-18-2014, 02:16 PM Go to last post
  28. FL: Pit Bull Fight Back Against Crocodile in Key Largo

    Dog fights back against crocodile in Key Largo 65-pound Pit bull dragged underwater in canal KEY LARGO, Fla. -Tyson is being called one brave dog after the 65-pound pit bull was attacked by a crocodile while taking a dip in a canal behind his family's home off Blackwater Lane in Key Largo....

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2014 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 656
    05-15-2014, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  29. NE: Deaf Woman Adopts Deaf Pit Bull Who Knows Sign Language

    Deaf woman adopts deaf dog who knows sign language Posted: May 11, 2014 12:13 PM EST Updated: May 11, 2014 12:22 PM EST AURORA, NE (KHGI/CNN) - The staff at a Nebraska humane society says it can be hard for older or disabled dogs to get adopted. But one three year old pit bull who captured...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2014 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-15-2014, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  30. NC: Dog theft leaves family in tears

    Dog theft leaves family in tears May. 13, 2014 @ 01:54 PM Keith Upchurch DURHAM —It happened so fast. Deborah Bryant had let her beloved family dog, Junior, into her fenced-in back yard to use the bathroom the morning of Feb. 20. “I was just standing there, and he jumped the fence,” said...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2014 10:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 227
    05-15-2014, 10:39 AM Go to last post

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