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  1. OK: Oklahoma Animal Shelter Shooting Its Dogs

    The Animal Shelter Shooting Its Dogs An Oklahoma town is getting rid of sick and unwanted dogs by shooting them in the head—and city officials have known about the killing all along. An Oklahoma animal shelter is under fire for its version of euthanasia: taking dogs out back and shooting them...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-06-2016 01:36 PM
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  2. PA: Humane Society Director Resigns After Criticism For Buying Purebred Dog

    Humane Society Director Resigns After Criticism For Buying Purebred Dog February 5, 2016 2:53 PM By Amy Wadas PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society has resigned following a wave of criticism. Joy Braunstein came under fire this week after...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-06-2016 02:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-06-2016, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  3. NJ: Sudden death of owner leaves two bonded dogs without a family

    January 23, 2016 1:32 PM MST Two dogs, who are the best of friends, have been left without a home, or a family, after their owner died unexpectedly in August. According to the Voorhees Animal Orphanage, the dogs, "Rocky," and "Bruiser," stayed in an empty house with a family member who tried to...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2016 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  4. LA: Gruesome cruelty case under investigation after dog bodies found

    Ashley Rodrigue, Northshore Bureau Chief 6:45 p.m. CST January 22, 2016 ROSELAND, La. - What started as a police foot chase on Garrick Road turned into a stunning discovery. At least five deceased dogs were found decaying in a pile in a wooded area behind several trailers. Scattered around...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-24-2016 04:27 PM
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  5. 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: 2
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    01-22-2016, 10:47 PM Go to last post
  6. NJ: Do you know who left this pit bull tied up, freezing outside?

    Do you know who left this pit bull tied up, freezing outside? By Toniann Antonelli January 19, 2016 2:27 PM Parsippany-Troy Hills police are looking for the owner of a medium-sized pit bull that was left tied to a fence Tuesday morning as temperatures plunged well below freezing. The dog was...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-21-2016 04:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-21-2016, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  7. WV: Family's senior dog discovered in West Virginia dumpster

    A family in West Virginia was shocked to learn that their senior dog, who was recently euthanized at a veterinary clinic, had been left in a dumpster in Chapmanville, reported Thursday's WCSH News. Brandon McCoy's 13-year-old pit bull was put down at Knowles Animal Hospital after being diagnosed...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2016 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-21-2016, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  8. NY: Buffalo man again convicted of dog fighting

    By Melinda Miller News Staff Reporter After 16 months in and out of court, a Buffalo man with a prior federal conviction for dog fighting has been found guilty again of engaging in felony animal fighting. Edward “Boo” Bishop, 53, of Hewitt Street originally faced seven counts of animal...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-16-2016 04:22 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 576
    01-17-2016, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  9. AL: Stolen cell phone leads deputies to evidence of dog fights

    Marty Roney, Montgomery Advertiser 10:44 a.m. CST January 7, 2016 PRATTVILLE – The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible dog-fighting incident after video of what appears to be a fight was found on a stolen cell phone. The investigation began Tuesday afternoon after an...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-08-2016 03:38 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 599
    01-10-2016, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  10. Former HUSUS executive

    Former Michigan Humane Society Humane Society of the U.S. executive David Wills is indicted in Texas for sexual abuse of a child * Animals 24-7

    Started by Saiyagin‎, 12-30-2015 02:57 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 347
    01-09-2016, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  11. FBI to start tracking animal cruelty in 2016

    The FBI will begin tracking cases of animal cruelty nationally in 2016, a move advocates hope will bring more attention to the crime among law enforcement agencies and underscore the link between animal abuse and other violent crimes. Until now, animal-related crimes have been reported into a...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-02-2015 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    01-01-2016, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  12. MO: Pit bull lost 3 years and facing death will soon be reunited with owner

    Christmas miracle: Pitbull lost 3 years and facing death will soon be reunited with owner Wes Johnson 10:19 a.m. CST December 24, 2015 It’s a Christmas miracle for a long-lost pit bull that was one day away from being euthanized at a Rogersville animal shelter. Instead of getting a lethal...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-25-2015 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-25-2015, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  13. FL: Putnam case shows dogfighting still goes on

    Putnam case shows dogfighting still goes on By Cindy Swirko Staff writer Published: Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 10:05 a.m. This photo provided by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office shows the cage in the middle of the woods between Interlachen and Hawthorne where deputies discovered a...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-25-2015 10:56 AM
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  14. OH: Seven spectators of largest dogfighting ring in Akron history sentenced

    By Adam Ferrise December 16, 2015 at 5:57 PM, updated December 16, 2015 at 7:15 PM AKRON, Ohio — The first seven spectators convicted in Summit County Common Pleas Court for watching a massive dogfight that drew spectators from around the country were sentenced on Wednesday. Several other...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-17-2015 08:34 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 636
    12-18-2015, 05:58 PM Go to last post
  15. MN: Man arrested in alleged Twin Cities dogfighting operation

    Man arrested in alleged Twin Cities dogfighting operation Article by: JOY POWELL , Star Tribune Updated: November 20, 2013 - 11:47 PM Police seized 15 pit bulls, along with a dogfighting training manual and other paraphernalia, in raids on a Twin Cities dogfighting operation Wednesday. The...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-21-2013 03:03 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-08-2015, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  16. SC: York man guilty of ill treatment of dogs, but not dog fighting

    York man guilty of ill treatment of dogs, but not dog fighting December 3, 2015 James Rhodes was accused by police and prosecutors in January of running a dog fighting ring in York Rhodes denied the allegations York man accused of fighting pit bull dogs in January was found not guilty of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-05-2015 09:49 AM
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  17. MO: Sparta police chief on leave after dog shot

    Posted: Nov 25, 2015 5:07 PM EST Updated: Nov 25, 2015 5:07 PM EST SPARTA, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri police chief has been placed on leave after killing a pit bull. The Springfield News-Leader (Sparta police chief on leave after shooting caged dog so he could respond to a car crash )...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-27-2015 04:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 254
    11-28-2015, 02:13 AM Go to last post
  18. Testing the New Pit Bull All-Terrain on Raceline Wheels

    Four Wheeler Network Posted in Product Reviews on November 26, 2015 Pit Bulls often get stereotyped as overly aggressive. Their defenders say that this is only a function of how their owners use them; it has nothing to do with the breed itself. We are talking about tires, of course. Over the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-27-2015 05:16 PM
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    11-27-2015, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  19. MD: Dog fighting paraphernalia legislation moves forward in Baltimore City Council

    Dog fighting paraphernalia legislation moves forward in Baltimore City Council WMAR Staff 5:47 PM, Nov 3, 2015 BALTIMORE - A City Council Committee passed legislation that would put people behind bars for possessing dog fighting paraphernalia. As city law stands now, a person engaged in...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-04-2015 12:15 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 970
    11-19-2015, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  20. VA: Mathis Dogfighting Retrial Set, Specialist Voices Concern for Dogs

    Mathis Dogfighting Retrial Set, Specialist Voices Concern for Dogs Posted: Nov 12, 2015 5:20 PM EST Updated: Nov 12, 2015 7:15 PM EST FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va (WVIR) -A Fluvanna County dog fighting case already nearly two years in the making will have to wait until next summer for trial. In...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-13-2015 01:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 371
    11-18-2015, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  21. 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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    11-13-2015, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  22. NY: This Police Pit Bull Is Bucking the Trend

    This Police Pit Bull Is Bucking the Trend by Hedy Phillips 11/04/15 You don't often see Pit Bulls working with a police force, and after learning about Kiah, we can't figure out why. Kiah is a rescued Pit Bull that works as a narcotics detection dog with Officer Justin Bruzgul in...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-05-2015 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 520
    11-10-2015, 12:25 AM Go to last post
  23. Pit bulls survive face-off with a porcupine

    Pit bulls survive face-off with a porcupine By Sophia Rosenbaum November 4, 2015 | 10:03am Modal Trigger Three pit bulls found themselves in a prickly situation when they faced off with a porcupine they encountered on a walk. Things got rough for the pups when 9-year-old Soljah got a...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-04-2015 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  24. CA: Pit bull Thor returns home to Texas after floods forced journey to California

    Veronica Rocha Contact Reporter Thor, a 16-month-old blue nose pit bull, is finally returning home to Texas after severe flooding separated him from his family and he wandered more than 2,000 miles west to California. An officer found the pit bull Sept. 26 wandering the streets of Crescent...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-04-2015 03:02 PM
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  25. LA: Hammond authorities seize abused pitbulls from property

    Hammond authorities seize abused pitbulls from property Posted: Nov 02, 2015 5:56 PM EST Updated: Nov 02, 2015 7:00 PM EST By James Sparvero HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) -A troubling discovery for animal workers in Tangipahoa Parish. Investigators with the humane society and Hammond Police said...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-04-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  26. NV: North Las Vegas police face new civil rights lawsuit over shooting of a dog

    Posted September 15, 2015 - 2:25pmUpdated September 15, 2015 - 6:49pm North Las Vegas police face new civil rights lawsuit over shooting of a dog By Carri Geer Thevenot Las Vegas Review-Journal North Las Vegas police are facing another civil rights lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a dog....

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-16-2015 03:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-01-2015, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  27. RI: Fall River man accused of stabbing pit bull

    Fall River man accused of stabbing pit bull Posted: Sep 11, 2015 11:55 AM EST Updated: Sep 11, 2015 9:25 PM EST By News Staff Reporting by Liz Tufts A Fall River man has been charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly stabbed a pit bull.

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-12-2015 09:32 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-01-2015, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  28. PA: SPCA: Chesco resident to be first charged under dogfighting-paraphernalia law

    Alex Wigglesworth, Philly.com Last updated: Friday, October 16, 2015, 1:14 PM A Chester County resident arrested Thursday night is expected to be the first person charged under a new state law prohibiting the possession of animal-fighting paraphernalia. Humane police officers, with the...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-17-2015 06:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 530
    10-18-2015, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  29. GA: Puppy beaten and buried alive gets second chance at life

    Puppy beaten and buried alive gets second chance at life WJBF staff Published: September 14, 2015, 9:46 pm AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A dog got a second chance at life after he was found beaten and buried alive. This four-month-old puppy is lucky to be alive. Staff at Westside Animal Hospital...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-16-2015 03:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 609
    10-04-2015, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  30. OR: He was a stray, but now he's a star

    He was a stray, but now he's a star Dog who was found and adopted here now in commercial A dog adopted through Lebanon Animal Control a number of years ago is now a television celebrity. Argos, a pit bull who was picked up by Lebanon Animal Control nearly four years ago as a stray,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-16-2015 03:44 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 205
    09-16-2015, 03:44 PM Go to last post

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