Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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!!!
Outrage as police 'executioners' seize and kill 22 pet dogs
POLICE were last night accused of playing “judge, jury and executioner” after officers seized 22 pet dogs in dawn raids and killed them all.
By: Marco Giannangeli
Published: Sun, April 20, 2014
The Merseyside force, which is being...
By Phyllis M Daugherty, Thu, April 03, 2014
The first of six individuals indicted for dog-fighting and animal cruelty charges in a Tallapoosa County Alabama, dog fighting ring pleaded guilty Tuesday, with Judge Tom Young presiding, reports the Alex City Outlook.
Roderick Sweetwyne, 42,...
A defenseless Pit Bull squealed and gasped for air as her owner grabbed her by the collar and squeezed her throat shut.
21-year-old Asani Woods from Louisiana is now behind bars after he allegedly beat his pit bull unconscious with boxing gloves.
According to sheriff's deputies, Woods was...
Calif. TV station films dog calmly playing with kids after cop shoots himself trying to kill it
By David Edwards
Thursday, April 17, 2014 15:41 EDT
A California deputy accidentally shot himself while trying to kill a dog that he said was threatening his life on Wednesday, but video...
FBI Used Drones to Investigate Dog Fighting, Drug Trafficking, But Mum on Other Flights
The FBI uses controversial drone technology in the U.S. but has refused to identify how often agents deploy the unmanned planes.
Motherboard.com reports that the obscurity of the drone...
April 8, 2013 10:41 AM
Idaho triple slaying linked to dogfighting ring, marijuana growing business, authorities say
(CBS/AP) BOISE, Idaho - Two men and a woman were shot and killed at an eastern Idaho residence that is believed to have been associated with a dogfighting ring and a marijuana...
National Dog Fighting Awareness Day: Spread the Word!
By Danielle Sullivan | April 4th, 2014 at 10:45 am
National Dog Fighting Awareness Day: How You Can Help!Dog fighting is a horrendous, money-making system, and the ASPCA is bringing awareness to this insidious crime by...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (WABC) -- Two pit bulls turned over to police in Nassau County end up getting euthanized.
The owners are furious and heartbroken and have now filed a lawsuit against the local animal shelter in Uniondale.
"We all loved the dogs. The dogs were playful. They were friendly with...
Search dogs aid in Oso recovery operation
B.G. woman, pit bull part of Evergreen Search Dogs team enlisted to help
By Patty Hastings, Columbian breaking news reporter
Published: April 4, 2014, 11:21 PM
Relic, a 3-year-old pit bull terrier, waded through thick mud that, in spots, came up to...
By Phyllis M Daugherty, Tue, March 25, 2014
Dozens of dead dogs curled into fetal positions, covered with scars and lacerations, were found on Thursday by Greg Ostrander, who was walking through River Rouge Park in Detroit, along West Outer Drive between Plymouth Road and West Warren Avenue, on...
By Eli George, WIVB.com Producer Published: Monday, March 31, 2014, 3:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – An animal rescue group is offering a combined $7,000 reward for a dog that has gone missing from the Buffalo Animal Shelter.
“Ginja” was seized in December 2013 along with three other dogs...
Suspended cell-block worker arraigned on dog-fighting charges
By Jane Kwiatkowski | News Staff Reporter
on April 3, 2014 - 7:40 PM
Shannon Richardson, a suspended Buffalo police cellblock attendant, was arraigned Thursday in State Supreme Court on felony dog-fighting charges.
12 Milwaukee residents charged in dogfighting investigation
By Ashley Luthern of the Journal Sentinel
Updated: 7:03 p.m.
A dozen Milwaukee residents are facing criminal charges stemming from a dogfighting operation after investigators turned up dozens of pit bulls, veterinary supplies,...
Alligators replacing pit bulls No. 1 pet for drug dealers
“I think a lot of this comes back to the desire to own something exotic as well as the power of controlling a fierce animal," says St. Joseph’s University professor. "By keeping it in your control, you are saying something about yourself...
Jazz the pit bull mix doesn't have a long theater resume, at least as far as anyone knows. His life before coming to the Baltimore Humane Society is something of a blank slate.
"We either have owner surrenders or pull from high kill shelters," says Wendy Goldband, spokesperson for the...
GRESHAM, Ore. – A Gresham couple is breathing a sigh of relief after a woman found their missing dog posted while surfing through Craigslist ads.The people who posted the ad were arrested.
Aries is a four-month-old Blue Nose Pitbull puppy who took off out of an open garage door on March 4.
ARDMORE, Okla. – An Oklahoma family says they are devastated after they claim an officer shot and killed their dog last week for no reason.
According to a witness, the family says the officer then took delight in the killing.
Officers with the Ardmore Police Department say they received...
Children find 2 dead pitbulls - intentionally killed, dumped near Onondaga Creek
By Catie O'Toole |
on March 24, 2014 at 4:54 PM
Syracuse, NY -- Children playing near Onondaga Creek discovered two dead pitbulls, who Syracuse police say were intentionally killed.
After announcing an...
Dog Rescued After Being Thrown Out Of A Car
Posted: Mar 23, 2014 8:55 PM EST Updated: Mar 23, 2014 9:44 PM EST
Upper Darby -This story is going to make dog lovers furious.
A dog was literally thrown out of a car in Upper Darby near 69th street.
The search is on for a new home as that...
MANY — Sabine Parish sheriff’s deputies today have returned to an area near the Belmont community where a dog-fighting ring was raided late Saturday night.
Ten people were arrested, and deputies seized two dogs, five vehicles and the dog fighting pen, Sheriff Ronny Richardson said.
Woman accused of performing fatal C-section on dog
Posted: Mar 20, 2014 4:52 AM EST
Courtesy: WFLA Courtesy: WFLA
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - A Tampa woman is accused of cutting open a pregnant dog's belly and using glue to close the incision.
A multi-agency investigation culminated in the...
An abused 4-month-old pit bull mix puppy is recovering after he was found on the side of a road in Washtenaw County on Wednesday evening with a gruesome leg injury that will require his back leg to be amputated.
Animal cruelty investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the...
Police in Tampa, Fla., were flagged down by a group of residents who were appalled by a neighbor they allegedly saw in a sex act with a pit bull in his yard.
The neighbors told the cops on Wednesday that Bernard Marsonek, 57, ignored repeated requests to stop the alleged...
Santa Paula police seized 16 dogs from a home Tuesday and suspect they were being bred and trained for dog fighting, officials said.
The dogs, including two that were severely injured, were taken to the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center. No arrests were made Tuesday, police said.
A Santa Paula...
Four dogs and three puppies are finally safe in St. Louis after being rescued from a large dog-fighting ring in Louisiana.
Officials asked Stray Rescue in St. Louis to shelter and treat the rescues, including three scarred and injured males, an emaciated female dog, and her three puppies. The...
Missing from Buffalo NY Animal Shelter (VIDEO)
By Phyllis M Daugherty, Tue, March 11, 2014
A Pit Bull seized from a City of Buffalo police department employee arrested on animal cruelty charges has disappeared. The dog was one of four Pit Bulls police say Shanon Richardson was...
In honor of International Day of Happiness on March 20, the United Nations has commissioned a series of postal stamps meant to represent the global ideal of well-being. Of the half dozen stamps the UN Postal Administration included in their final selection, only one was chosen to represent the...
By Phyllis M Daugherty, Thu, March 06, 2014
Police discovered 10 pit bulls at the home of Javier Ruperto, 35, after an anonymous caller claimed that dog fights were being held there, Dorchester District Court records show. The caller also said several injured dogs were living in the basement of...
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -Time is running out for pit bull and pit bull mix owners to get their dogs spayed or neutered for free.
Tens of thousands of grant dollars are not being used to help curb the pit bull population in neighborhoods known for roaming strays.
In Kansas City, pit bulls are...
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