Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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,...
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...
Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:36 pm | Updated: 4:39 pm, Wed Jul 8, 2015.
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...
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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...
Jun 26, 2015, 1:24pm EDT Updated Jun 26, 2015, 1:30pm EDT
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,...
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,...
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...
With the state of the world, ISIS beheading folks for wrong religion, homelessness in America, children w/o decent shelter or nutrition , PETA was able to save 83 Bunnies.PETA Saves More Than 80 Rabbits From Backyard Breeder, Gives Them Second Chance At Life (VIDEO) : News : Headlines & Global...
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Police in Charleston have arrested the person they said is responsible for taping a dog's mouth shut.
According to WCBD, The North Charleston Police Department arrested William Leonard...
Pit bulls recently gained their own political action committee (PAC), according to the Inquisitr. Now, thanks to The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal, they will have their own PSA. Bernthal, who was recently crowned The Punisher for Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil, has been known as a charitable man....
Pit bulls no longer deemed vicious by Ohio law that takes effect Tuesday (poll) | cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio will join the rest of the United States Tuesday when it removes pit bulls from its definition of "vicious."
House Bill 14 (See full text of the law in the...
Dog hogtied and left for dead rescued in the Poconos Author: 69 News , follow: @69news, email@example.com Published: May 31 2015 12:01:31 PM EDT
COOLBAUGH TWP., Pa. - Authorities in the Poconos are seeking justice for a dog that was found hogtied to a pole and left for dead. Officials say a female...
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The City of Harrisburg has a problem with dog fighting. Now, they’ll have the resources to do something about it.
On Tuesday, Harrisburg City Council approved a $300,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The money is designated for the City of Harrisburg and...
Great Lakes APBTC (MI)
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Location: Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
The Great Lakes APBTC (MI) will host 2 conformation shows on Saturday and 1 conformation show on Sunday at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, MI....
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —DeKalb police are pushing for new leads after they say someone killed a dog by hanging it from a bridge.
Channel 2’s Amy Napier Viteri talked with the woman who found that dog.
She was with her 2-year-old, who likes to stop at the bridge on Kelly Lake Road and...
Dog pulling training looks like dog fighting preps
by Laura Hand
Posted: 05.18.2015 at 11:08 PM
Police say intent, not actions determine the legality
SYRACUSE -- Dog pulling is a growing sport with a dedicated group of enthusiasts in the Syracuse area.
When we did a story on continued...
(I don't write the news stories, I copy them as they are released...)
Posted: 1:21 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015
Police: Man chained fighting dogs to treadmill, forced them to run
By Cox Media Group National Content Desk
PHOENIX —A man at the center of a dog-fighting ring spanning...
Dog fighting is on the rise in Northern Ireland because the people involved believe they will only get a “slap on the wrist” if caught, it is being claimed.
But campaigners are calling on people to try and change that by getting involved in an ongoing consultation to change animal welfare...
City Of Stockton Animal Shelter Full, Pit Bulls Offered For Free
May 14, 2015 8:11 AM
STOCKTON (CBS13) – The City of Stockton Animal Shelter is completely full, prompting a cry for help from staff.
“I am going to be completely honest with you, when this happens and we can’t find other...
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