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  1. PETA: Shane Mosley battles to KO dogfighting

    20 August 2015 Just in time for his historic return to the ring at The Forum on August 29, future hall-of-fame boxer "Sugar" Shane Mosley is relaunching his PETA print ad and video campaign, which proclaims, "I Choose to Fight. Dogs Don't. Dogfighting Is for Cowards. Don't Do It." ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-21-2015 11:50 AM
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  2. FL: 5 arrested on dog fighting charges in Escambia County

    5 arrested on dog fighting charges From staff reports, pnj.com 10:28 p.m. CDT August 19, 2015 Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday arrested five men on charges of dog fighting, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office. According to the release, deputies responded to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-20-2015 01:08 PM
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  3. WI: Pole dancing for pit bulls

    Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015 10:00 am By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com | 1 comment Pole fitness enthusiasts say they have more than just a little in common with pit bulls. “He just has a little spark in him. I can relate to him. He’s my best friend,” said Pure Gravity...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-15-2015 06:10 PM
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  4. AZ: Pit Bull And Owner Involved In Dog Attack, But The Attacker Is Not Who You’d Think

    Pit bulls, more often than other dogs, make up a lot of the headlines regarding dog attacks. Some stories are questionable, and certainly a pit bull breed will get more attention than a chihuahua or poodle attack, partially because of stigma and partially because of the size difference. However,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-15-2015 06:03 PM
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  5. NJ: Christie signs bill setting new penalties for dog fighting

    Christie signs bill setting new penalties for dog fighting August 10, 2015, 2:39 PM Last updated: Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:54 PM By DUSTIN RACIOPPI and JI Governor Christie on Monday signed a tough new law cracking down on dog fighting, and it immediately won praise from the chief animal...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-15-2015 03:25 PM
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  6. FL: This abused pit bull only has half a face, but a whole lot of love to give

    Meet Khaleesi, she’s not the Mother of Dragons from Game of Thrones but she deserves a crown for the way she’s been treated. The two-year-old pit bull mix was badly abused and then abandoned. When she was found in Florida, half of her face was missing, she was dangerously underweight and her...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-15-2015 09:20 AM
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  7. 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...

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    08-14-2015, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  8. OH: Appeals court: Dog warden isn’t a ‘victim’

    Appeals court: Dog warden isn’t a ‘victim’ Order dropped for fighter to cover ‘pit bulls’ boarding Saying the Lucas County Dog Warden was not a “victim” in a 2013 dog fighting case, Ohio’s 6th District Court of Appeals vacated an order requiring a Toledo man to pay $12,030 to the dog warden...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-06-2015 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-07-2015, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  9. FL: Orange County man cited after wounded dogs found living in bad conditions

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — More than a half-dozen dogs with open wounds on their legs and faces, were found living in filthy conditions despite visits by Animal Services, according to reports. Even though Animal Services had been to the Winter Garden home 12 times in four years, the owner, Raymond...

    Started by Vicki‎, 08-06-2015 02:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 371
    08-07-2015, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  10. WA: Couple arrested for Seattle dog fighting operation

    Couple arrested for Seattle dog fighting operation KING 5 News 7:33 a.m. PDT July 29, 2015 SEATTLE -- A couple has been charged with animal fighting and firearms charges in connection with a dog fighting operation in South Seattle, police said Tuesday. Erich Hvon Daulo, 30, and Tammy Thanh...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-30-2015 01:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-06-2015, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  11. Sanilac County man charged with strangling 4 dogs

    Sanilac County man charged with strangling 4 dogs Port Huron Times Herald 2:31 p.m. EDT July 29, 2015 A 34-year-old man will be arraigned in Sanilac County Circuit Court next week on four counts of animal torturing and killing. Sanilac County Undersheriff Bradley Roff said Joshua Scoon is...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-31-2015 10:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-01-2015, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  12. NC: Pit Bulls & Co. May Get a New Leash on Life at Animal Shelter

    Guilford County dog lovers are working hard to overturn a longstanding policy of the Guilford County Animal Shelter that imposes a death sentence at the facility on three breeds of dogs – pit bulls, Rottweilers and chows. Those breeds are considered dangerous by some, but advocates of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-31-2015 10:24 AM
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  13. VA: Henrico woman, 75, strangles rabid raccoon at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    By TAMMIE SMITH Richmond Times-Dispatch Cas Overton knew she would not be able to get away from the violent raccoon that attacked her on the leg Saturday afternoon as she walked in Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden watching for birds. So she did what she had to do. “I tried to shake it off...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-30-2015 01:25 PM
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  14. FL: Pit Bull's New Family Celebrates As Abuser Is Brought To Justice

    By Anna Swartz 17 July 2015 Like many rescue dogs, Bella had a tough life before being saved and adopted by a new family. But last week her story came full circle, and Bella's new parents, along with her rescuers and her foster mom, were all in the courtroom to see her former abuser...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-17-2015 02:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-17-2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  15. SC: Deputies: Stolen motorcycle leads to dog fighting charges

    Published 6:54 AM EDT Jul 16, 2015 COLUMBIA, S.C. —A Richland County man has been arrested on charges involving a dog fighting ring. Multiple media outlets report that the sheriff's office says 21-year-old Jacobi Anthony Green was arrested earlier this week and faces several charges,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-17-2015 10:32 AM
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    07-17-2015, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  16. OH: Youngstown police uncover suspected dog fighting operation

    Posted: Jul 15, 2015 12:04 PM EST Updated: Jul 15, 2015 8:20 PM EST By Michelle Nicks, Reporte YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -Youngstown Police and humane agents were called to a suspected dog fighting operation on the East Side of the city Wednesday morning. Officers on routine patrol heard continuous...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-17-2015 10:38 AM
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  17. VA: Norfolk police investigate possible dog fighting

    Posted 12:25 am, July 16, 2015, by Brendan Ponton, Updated at 06:15am, July 16, 2015 Norfolk, Va. – Police are investigating possible dog fighting activity, according to a search warrant filed in Norfolk Circuit Court. Two pit bulls were taken from a home on Washington Avenue, following the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-17-2015 10:27 AM
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  18. IL: Maywood man charged with dog fighting, animal cruelty

    Posted: Jul 15, 2015 10:02 PM EST Updated: Jul 16, 2015 11:29 AM EST By Craig Wall, FOX 32 News Reporter CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -A 70-year-old Maywood man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said they found six canines with dog fighting scars in his home. Paul Wade, of the 1900 block...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-17-2015 10:24 AM
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  19. NJ: Family Dogs Save Child From Backyard Bear

    One canine sustains bite to face, leg after scaring off bruin in Long Valley, NJ. By Jason Koestenblatt (Patch Staff) July 2, 2015 A pack of family dogs intervened when a bear began approaching a three-year-old in her own backyard Wednesday morning, with one canine sustaining injuries to the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-08-2015 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-16-2015, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  20. GA: Community makes memorial at site of dog's hanging death

    Posted: 12:38 a.m. Sunday, July 12, 2015 DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —Neighbors are vowing to help catch whoever killed a pit bull found hanging from a DeKalb County bridge. A nearby fence is covered in stuffed animals for two reasons. The community wants to make everyone aware of what happened...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-15-2015 03:55 PM
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  21. FL: Bradenton woman charged with having sex with dog

    Bradenton woman charged with having sex with dog Herald staff reportJune 16, 2015 Updated 10 hours ago Read more here: Bradenton woman charged with having sex with dog | Breaking News Blog | Bradenton Herald BRADENTON -- A Bradenton woman has been charged with photographing herself having...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-18-2015 04:01 PM
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    07-11-2015, 04:53 AM Go to last post
  22. GA: Police say pit bull deliberately placed in hot car

    Posted: Jul 09, 2015 11:56 AM EST Updated: Jul 09, 2015 11:15 PM EST By George Franco, FOX 5 Reporte ATLANTA -Police want to know who left a pit bull to die an agonizing death inside a hot car. Police told FOX 5 News that Blue, a male pit bull, was found dead inside a car with rolled up...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-10-2015 02:46 PM
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  23. DE: Owner of 67 pit bulls gets prison for dogfighting, cocaine

    robin brown and Brittany Horn, The News Journal 7:50 p.m. EDT July 1, 2015 An admitted dogfighter and cocaine dealer, who had 67 pit bulls, guns and more than $1 million worth of cocaine seized at his Kent County home, has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison. Dawan...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-09-2015 02:18 PM
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  24. VA: Owners of former Michael Vick dogfighting house clash with county

    By LARRY O'DELL Associated Press Sunday, July 05, 2015 08:52AM SMITHFIELD, Va. --The black two-story shed still stands out back at 1915 Moonlight Road - a haunting reminder of the brutal dog fights that took place upstairs when NFL quarterback Michael Vick owned the place. A few steps away,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-09-2015 02:11 PM
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  25. VA: Caroline County man convicted of dog fighting

    By WRIC Newsroom Published: July 7, 2015, 10:58 pm Updated: July 7, 2015, 11:37 pm CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. – A Caroline County man has been convicted of engaging in and promoting dog fighting. A Caroline County Circuit Court jury recently delivered the guilty verdict for 40-year-old Darryl Lamont...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-09-2015 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  26. NC: High Point man's videos led to his arrest on dog fighting charges

    Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:36 pm | Updated: 4:39 pm, Wed Jul 8, 2015. Staff Reports HIGH POINT — Guilford County deputies filed more charges against a High Point man arrested Monday in connection with dog fighting, according to a news release. On Monday, deputies served a narcotics...

    Started by Vicki‎, 07-09-2015 02:00 PM
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  27. WV: Police say 21 dogs rescued from dogfighting operation, man facing 14 felonies

    06/25/2015 11:14 PM KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. -- After an extensive investigation in Jefferson County, 21 pit bulls were rescued from a residence suspected of dogfighting. Now, one man is behind bars for his alleged role. Early Thursday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was assisted...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-26-2015 02:18 PM
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    06-28-2015, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  28. NC: Foothills partners with Hollywood star on new beer

    Jun 26, 2015, 1:24pm EDT Updated Jun 26, 2015, 1:30pm EDT Owen Covington You may not recognize Seamus and Marlowe, the two pit bulls featured on Foothills Brewing Co.'s IPA of the Month in July, but chances are you know their owner. The Winston-Salem brewery has partnered with movie,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-26-2015 02:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-27-2015, 04:03 AM Go to last post
  29. Pit bull jumps record-breaking 14 feet up vertical wall

    Pit bull jumps record-breaking 14 feet up vertical wall Watch this pitbull's incredible leap to reach object placed atop a 14-foot high wall If there were an Olympics for dogs, this pitbull would be a serious contender for the high jump gold medal. When his owner gives him the signal,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-13-2015 06:01 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-20-2015, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  30. WV: State Supreme Court overturns pit bull destruction order

    State Supreme Court overturns pit bull destruction order June 17, 2015 3:52 PM By Kyla Asbury CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has overturned an order that was for the destruction of a pit bull that bit a child in 2014. Justice Brent Benjamin authored the majority...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-18-2015 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 182
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