Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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...
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...
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,...
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.
Hundreds of pit bulls euthanized in 2013 in El Paso County
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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!!!
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.
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...
Organized dogfighting ring dismantled in man's home, Brevard cops say
By Justin Warmoth, Reporter, firstname.lastname@example.org
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
This hit close to home for me
20 Heartwarming Photos of Dogs on Their Way to New Homes from Rescue Shelters!
Hope you enjoy :)
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...
Dog Miraculously Survives Being Thrown Off The BQE In Greenpoint
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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...
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.
New call to ban pitbulls in SA
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...
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...
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...
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...
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