Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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....
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...
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...
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!!!
(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...
By Crystal Bui Published: May 13, 2015 at 6:14 PM PDT
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Earlier this week, Governor Inslee signed into law a bill which strengthens first-degree animal cruelty statutes. It expands animal fighting laws from just dogs and roosters to all animals. Law enforcement and leaders from...
By Plymouth Herald | Posted: May 13, 2015
SEVEN people have appeared in a Plymouth court charges with offences relating to dog fighting.
The six men and one woman – Nathan Baker, Jack Curnow, Craig Ford, Benjamin Luscombe, Craige McCormick, Alex Salt and Kerry Wrightson – face a total of 35...
Updated: 05/12/2015 10:33 PM | Created: 05/12/2015 10:12 PM
By: Danielle Todesco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
We've been warned. Dogs are being stolen in New Mexico and possibly used in dogfighting rings. It's frightening to think it could happen to your beloved pet.
What happens inside these dog...
May 13, 2015 6:15 am
HAMILTON * Family and friends of a Hamilton man shot Saturday morning are hoping to raise enough money to replace the dog killed in his arms and to help with upcoming living expenses.
They all know that Joe Lewis may well owe his life to a pit bull he called Jackson.
Horry County police looking for whomever injured pit bull in Myrtle Beach yard
Posted: May 13, 2015 10:32 AM EST
Updated: May 13, 2015 10:32 AM EST
By Rusty Ray
Myrtle Beach (WBTW) - Horry County Police are looking for the person or people responsible for going into someone's yard and...
PATERSON — Two pit bulls rescued from a brutal dogfighting ring were stolen out of the city's animal shelter either Monday night or Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Paterson Animal Control Officer John DeCando said that two of the three dogs seized in a dog fighting ring on Friday, May...
By Phil Gregory, WBGO News
Trenton. May 8, 2015
Tougher penalties may be on the way for those involved with staging dog fights in New Jersey.
Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean says his bill would add dogfighting to the list of crimes that can be prosecuted under the state's anti-racketeering...
May 8, 2015
An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.
Benno, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber ammunition from his stomach, The Baxter Bulletin reported.
Rescue group searching for home for pit bull with string of bad luck
Posted: May 07, 2015 5:02 PM EST
Updated: May 07, 2015 7:13 PM EST
Reported by Jennifer Johnson
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -Pit bulls are generally known for their tough demeanor, but one in Nashville is stealing a lot of people's...
Posted: May 07, 2015 5:36 PM EST
Updated: May 07, 2015 7:39 PM EST
By Charlie Langton, Fox 2 News
During a domestic violence attack, Jamie Kraczkowski was saved by her beloved pit bull.
When police showed up they took away the pup and FOX 2 reported the story. Then neighbors demanded that...
Investigators believe someone intentionally set fire to a vacant residence, which traveled to a home next door
A fire that investigators say was intentionally ignited at a vacant Near-Northside residence spread to a neighboring home where a family of six, including four children, slept, fire...
By Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun April 30, 2015
In a battle to the death between a cougar and a pit bull, most would probably bet on the cougar.
But that was not the case for a lucky four-year-old pit bull named Bruce that took on a cougar, narrowly escaping with its life after the cougar...
Updated 5 hours ago
Police in New Jersey broke up a dog-fighting ring and charged four men in connection with its operation, authorities said Saturday.
Paterson police and animal control officers rescued three pit bulls from the dogfight, said the city's Chief Animal Control Officer John...
PRINGFIELD, Mo. -A dog fight about dogs continues...pit bulls to be exact. Springfield animal rights groups are celebrating a recent council decision allowing them to rescue pit bulls from animal control for adoption. They still see it as an ongoing battle but the Springfield Bully Alliance met on...
7:11 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015 | Filed in: Local News
Nearly two dozen sick dogs quarantined at the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter appear to be suffering from pneumonia, officials announced Monday, but the root cause of the outbreak remained unclear.
“The shelter is awaiting results on lab...
Published: April 13, 2015 - 01:51 PM | Updated: April 13, 2015 - 11:46 PM
An Akron man who hosted dog fights in his garage while attendees ate hot dogs and barbecued ribs in his backyard pleaded guilty in federal court to operating a dog-fighting venture and related charges, law enforcement...
Updated: 03/14/2015 10:09 PM | Created: 03/14/2015 9:32 PM
By: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
More and more stories have surfaced in the Albuquerque metro about innocent people seeing their family pets stolen and used as “bait” in vicious fighting rings. While authorities try to curb the...
From action news 5 in memphis (http://wmctv.com/Global/story.asp?s=5688966)
Didn't think anything was wrong with this at first, till I called the lady about the pups. Then after talkin with her I changed my mind.
She said that her breed of pitbull is so tight, that only her female can do...
By Kaila Philo · March 29, 2015
In 1994, Matthew Smith, 42, was injured in a motorcycle accident, after which made him dependent upon crutches to walk.
“In the accident I had severe nerve damage to my legs,” Smith said, “which left me able to walk short distances and in a wheelchair for...
By WKRN web staff Published: March 29, 2015, 12:00 pm Updated: March 29, 2015, 12:00 pm
GARLAND, Tx. (WKRN) * A stray pit bull has adopted a young kitten as her own.
Pitty, the pit bull, and the kitten were discovered earlier this month on the side of the road by a veterinarian technician...
3 in dogfighting case seek $4M from county
By Andrea Kelly
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 08.16.2008
Three people charged in February with animal cruelty and dogfighting have filed claims of nearly $4 million against Pima County.
The claims cite the value of...
Good Read....not a APBT but same gentics;)
That boy has heart
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