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Recent media exposure of pit bulls.

  1. 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
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    07-17-2015, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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
  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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
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  13. 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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  14. 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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    07-07-2015, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    06-28-2015, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
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  19. Thank God for PETA

    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...

    Started by olddog‎, 06-13-2015 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 477
    06-15-2015, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  20. Arrest made in dog taped muzzle case.

    http://m.actionnewsjax.com/news/news/national/arrest-made-case-dog-taped-muzzle/nmSpx/ 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...

    Started by AGK‎, 06-02-2015 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 658
    06-14-2015, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  21. Pit Bull PSA: ‘The Walking Dead’s’ Jon Bernthal Seeks To End Pit Bull Stereotypes

    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....

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-13-2015 05:54 PM
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  22. Pit Bulls no longer deemed vicious by OH law.

    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...

    Started by AGK‎, 06-02-2015 09:58 AM
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  23. PA: Dog hogtied and left for dead rescued in the Poconos

    Dog hogtied and left for dead rescued in the Poconos Author: 69 News , follow: @69news, news@wfmz.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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-31-2015 06:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-31-2015, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  24. PA: Harrisburg gets $300K to stop dog fighting, gambling

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-29-2015 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 263
    05-30-2015, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  25. MI: Ann Arbor: Conformation Shows June 6-7, 2015 by Great LAkes APBTC

    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....

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-29-2015 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  26. GA: Dog found hanging from bridge in DeKalb County

    5/21/15 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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-23-2015 11:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 616
    05-24-2015, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  27. NY: Dog pulling training looks like dog fighting preps

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-23-2015 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 175
    05-23-2015, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  28. AZ: Police: Man chained fighting dogs to treadmill, forced them to run

    (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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 963
    05-16-2015, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  29. Dog fighting on the rise in Northern Ireland

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 303
    05-15-2015, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  30. CA: City Of Stockton Animal Shelter Full, Pit Bulls Offered For Free

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 157
    05-14-2015, 04:46 PM Go to last post

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