Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
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...
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!!!
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...
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...
An Arlington police officer’s act of kindness towards a pit bull is going viral. Sergeant Gary Carter went out on a call from some people worried about a vicious dog, but when he arrived, he realized it was the dog that needed help.
Arlington Police Sergeant Gary Carter has always been a big fan...
California firefighters free puppy from auto wheel
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.
The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station June 20.
Man convicted of dogfighting can file appeal
Published: Tuesday, 6/24/2014
A Toledo man convicted last year of dogfighting has been granted permission to file a delayed appeal.
The Ohio 6th District Appeals Court approved 22-year-old Carl Steward’*s request earlier this month and named...
367 Dogs Seized; Second Largest Raid in U.S. History
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This hit close to home for me
20 Heartwarming Photos of Dogs on Their Way to New Homes from Rescue Shelters!
Hope you enjoy :)
Posted: Jun 17, 2014 4:31 PM EST Updated: Jun 17, 2014 4:42 PM EST
Posted by Kevin Young
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -More of the dogs seized in a north Nashville dog fighting bust are leaving the Metro animal shelter.
Seventeen of the 28 dogs have been placed with other shelters or Humane...
Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014 10:21 pm | Updated: 9:35 am, Wed Jun 18, 2014.
Guardian Pit Bull Rescue (GPBR), a local non-profit rescue organization promoting responsible ownership for pit bulls by educating, advocating and rescuing has launched a one-of-a-kind program in Texas to help...
Dog fighting charges filed against Lockport Township woman
Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 10:44 p.m. CDT
JOLIET – A Lockport Township woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges of drug dealing and dog fighting.
Vanessa Jones, 28, appeared briefly before Judge Robert Livas and was formally...
Dover, Del. Fourteen Kent County residents, including one from Smyrna, were indicted last week by a federal grand jury on multiple drug and animal fighting charges.
United States Attorney Charles M. Oberly, III, announced Thursday that a federal grand jury last week returned two...
BEEVILLE (Kiii News) - People are calling it the worst case of animal cruelty that the city of Beeville has ever seen -- a dog chained to trailer, being dragged through the streets for some six blocks before the chain finally gave way.
It happened Thursday night. Beeville Animal Control...
By CASSANDRA TALOMA
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
More than 300 lives were saved during The Animal Foundation’s recent promotion to adopt pit bulls and chihuahuas at a discount to help free up space, according to the organization.
On the first day of the promotion, dubbed #SaveALifeWeek, 81 dogs...
Pit bull seized from dog fighting raid ready for new home
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -The first dog seized last month from a north Nashville dog fighting ring is being adopted out under a new policy for Metro Animal Care and Control.
Before last year, every dog seized from the home on Pewitt Drive...
Posted: 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014
APOPKA, Fla. —Animal control officers will move into the back yard of a home where police said they busted a sophisticated dog-fighting ring.
Apopka police said the dog-fighting ring was much bigger than they expected.
Investigators said when the...
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...
Dog fights back against crocodile in Key Largo
65-pound Pit bull dragged underwater in canal
KEY LARGO, Fla. -Tyson is being called one brave dog after the 65-pound pit bull was attacked by a crocodile while taking a dip in a canal behind his family's home off Blackwater Lane in Key Largo....
Deaf woman adopts deaf dog who knows sign language
Posted: May 11, 2014 12:13 PM EST Updated: May 11, 2014 12:22 PM EST
AURORA, NE (KHGI/CNN) - The staff at a Nebraska humane society says it can be hard for older or disabled dogs to get adopted.
But one three year old pit bull who captured...
Dog theft leaves family in tears
May. 13, 2014 @ 01:54 PM Keith Upchurch
DURHAM —It happened so fast.
Deborah Bryant had let her beloved family dog, Junior, into her fenced-in back yard to use the bathroom the morning of Feb. 20.
“I was just standing there, and he jumped the fence,” said...
Dog walks in owner's place in graduation
By By Chris Cole
Published On: May 12 2014 02:26:35 PM CDT
Updated On: May 12 2014 02:39:01 PM CDT
POCATELLO, Idaho -Commencement is always a special time, but for one family, Saturday's Idaho State University graduation ceremony was especially...
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...
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