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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. 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
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  2. 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: 3
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  3. 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
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    11-15-2014, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
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  5. 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
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  6. 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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  7. 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: 37
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  8. 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
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  9. 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: 598
    11-15-2014, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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    11-07-2014, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Views: 142
    11-02-2014, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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: 551
    10-28-2014, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    10-26-2014, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  16. 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
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  17. 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
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    10-25-2014, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
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  19. 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 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 765
    10-02-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  20. 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 10:43 AM
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  21. 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 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-07-2014, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  22. 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 06:56 PM
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  23. 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 05:46 PM
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  24. 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 06:50 PM
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  25. 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 05:32 PM
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    07-23-2014, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  26. 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 05:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-17-2014, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  27. 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 01:52 AM
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    07-12-2014, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  28. 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 01:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-03-2014, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 299
    07-03-2014, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  30. 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 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 600
    06-30-2014, 11:18 PM Go to last post

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