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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. 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 06:55 PM
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    10-28-2014, 05:56 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 05:47 PM
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  3. 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 08:06 PM
    boss, contest, fuzzy nation, laguna niguel, model, petfoundation.org, pitbull, rescue, villalobos rescue
    • Replies: 6
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    10-27-2014, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 490
    10-26-2014, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 09:48 AM
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    10-26-2014, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 593
    10-25-2014, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    10-18-2014, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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
    • Views: 692
    10-02-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 255
    09-28-2014, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Views: 282
    09-07-2014, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 391
    08-29-2014, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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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    07-30-2014, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    07-23-2014, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
    • Replies: 13
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    07-11-2014, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Views: 398
    07-03-2014, 03:17 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 287
    07-03-2014, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  20. 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
  21. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 305
    06-30-2014, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    06-30-2014, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    06-29-2014, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  24. 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
  25. 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
    • Views: 268
    06-19-2014, 03:21 AM Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 214
    06-18-2014, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  27. 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
    • Views: 560
    06-11-2014, 01:19 AM Go to last post
  28. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 342
    06-07-2014, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  29. 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
    • Views: 377
    06-01-2014, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  30. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 185
    06-01-2014, 09:56 AM Go to last post

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