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!!!
on January 12, 2015 at 2:31 PM, updated January 14, 2015 at 11:48 AM
COTTONWOOD, Alabama -- About 60 dogs believed to be involved in a breeding operation for fighting with hogs were rescued Monday from a Cottonwood residence, the Humane Society of the United States says.
The dogs were...
Victoria Loveless, Producer
POSTED: 12:16 PM Jan 02 2015
PITT COUNTY -The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations of animal cruelty involving 10 pit bulls and dog fighting.
Officials charged Malcolm Wiggins with nine counts of animal cruelty after a neighbor called to...
Pit bulls in 'deplorable' conditions
Sentinel & Enterprise Posted: 07/27/2012 07:02:19 AM EDT
FITCHBURG -- The last blue pit-bull terrier poked his head through the rear door at 444 Water St. Thursday evening, his first whiff of fresh air in what must have felt like forever.
He took one...
Two emaciated dogs with embedded collars found in Johns Island area
Posted: Jan 23, 2015 1:58 PM EST Updated: Jan 23, 2015 7:14 PM EST
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston Animal Society say investigators are looking to see if two emaciated dogs found with embedded collars...
Dog fighters to pay largest restitution in federal history
Posted: Jan 21, 2015 2:39 PM EST Updated: Jan 21, 2015 2:40 PM EST
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The individuals who pleaded guilty to the second largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history are being ordered to pay the largest restitution ever...
Missing Dog From Texas Found in Indiana
Posted: Jan 24, 2015 3:35 PM EST Updated: Jan 24, 2015 4:16 PM EST
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A dog that vanished from his Galveston yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.
One Major Kentucky City Launches ‘Pit Bull Dogs Are Family’ Campaign To Spread Adoption Awareness
Among dog breeds, it is no secret that the pit bull breed of dogs, or variations, get a bad reputation. Based on this reputation, it makes it near impossible for most shelters to be able to get...
School leader charged with dog fighting, cruelty
December 30 2014
The assistant superintendent of a Southern California school district is facing felony dog fighting charges after more than a dozen pit bulls being kept in crates filled with urine and feces were allegedly discovered...
Posted: Jan 23, 2015 7:54 AM EST Updated: Jan 23, 2015 8:07 AM EST By WSLS 10 Staff
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A new bill making its way through the General Assembly would change where you can purchase puppies and forbid Virginia pet shops from doing business with controversial...
By Victoria Taylor
Story Created: Jan 23, 2015 at 5:09 PM CST
Story Updated: Jan 23, 2015 at 6:53 PM CST
MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Another six dead dogs have been found dumped on Madison County roads. Sheriff John Mehr said there's evidence of a dog fighting ring in the area.
Five pit bulls seized after dog fight in York County
YORK COUNTY, S.C. -- Animal Control seized five malnourished pit bulls after a dog fight in York County.
A dog fight was in progress Wednesday, according to the sheriff's office, when officers arrived to the scene on Lincoln Forest...
The men brought them home as puppies, wrapped heavy chains and harnesses around the dogs' necks and made them pull weights to build up muscles. They beat the dogs with rusty pipes, cut their ears back and made them lunge at other dogs until only one stood.
Owners shot, electrocuted, hanged or...
December 23, 2014 by SDogSpot
Earlier this month the Courthouse News Service reported that an Oregon couple is suing the pet leasing company Hannah the Pet Society for leasing animals to avoid the state’s licensing laws. They filed the suit on December 4 in Multnomah County Court.
A South Philadelphia man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly owning dogs used in fights.
Carlton Lane, 39, allegedly kept the dogs in unsanitary and unsafe conditions inside his home on the 2200 block of Mifflin Street.
Lane surrendered his 13 pit bulls – eight of them puppies...
Six Pitbull Puppies Stolen at Gunpoint in Sour Craigslist Deal
Posted: Dec 11, 2014 7:01 PM EST Updated: Dec 11, 2014 7:22 PM EST
By WRIC Newsroom
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -Six pitbull puppies are stolen at gunpoint after a Craigslist sale goes wrong in Richmond.
The victim tells 8News that...
Posted: Dec 10, 2014 9:01 PM EST Updated: Dec 10, 2014 9:01 PM EST
Pit bull released and reunited with his family
By Greg Dingrando
COLORADO SPRINGS -After spending six months in doggy prison a local family's pet wins his freedom in court and is reunited with loved ones.
It all started last...
Neglected pit bulls found in garage; one dead, one sick
Trace Christenson, 11:33 a.m. EST December 11, 2014
One dog was taken to the Calhoun County Animal Shelter and a second will be buried after they were found in a Battle Creek garage on Wednesday.
Battle Creek Animal Control Officers...
Date: December 12, 2014
After two years and seven months on death row, Mylo the American staffordshire terrier cross returned to his family on Friday afternoon, two days after a Judge found he was not a pit bull terrier.
Freshly de-sexed, the dog walked out of the North...
Posted 6:23 pm, December 12, 2014, by Melissa Moon
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police rescued several dogs from a Whitehaven home. They say the animals were being used for dog fighting.
Neighbors said they watched officers and animal control round up about two dozen pit bulls and puppies at house on...
AKRON- Akron police say they arrested 47 people on dog-fighting charges and rescued eight pit bulls, after a small army of police officers and federal agents raided a compound surrounding an Akron home on Saturday night.
Authorities say the timing of the raid could not have been better. “The...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 06:02PM
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --
The man who cheered on a dog fight and then posted it on his Facebook before being arrested is telling his side of the story.
The Fresno man at the center of dogfighting allegations is sitting down to explain his side of the story.
In a recent series titled “K-9 Confidential,” Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and 9News looked at Front Range dogs from three angles: which breeds bite the most, which are euthanized most and what dog names are most popular.
The results contain the surprising (the most popular dog breed,...
By Jeff Levkulich Published: November 19, 2014, 8:36 pm Updated: November 19, 2014, 8:56 pm
AKRON, Ohio (WYTV) – One of the largest dog fighting operations in northeast Ohio history led to the arrest of 47 people in Akron over the weekend following a sting that broke up an active dog fight.
Jason Dearen, AP 3:06 p.m. EST November 22, 2014
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.
Nearby, an undercover agent with the sheriff's office met with...
Jeremy Jojola, KUSA 5:53 p.m. MST November 21, 2014
FORT COLLINS-The owner of a chained-up dog known as Bolt says a Facebook page created to call attention to their dog is doing more harm than good.
On Thursday, 9Wants to Know reported how images of a chained-up dog just outside of Fort...
A Florida man is facing multiple charges after police say he performed an at-home C-section on a dog and cut a puppy's ears with scissors as a part of an illegal dog breeding operation.
Lazaro Ruiz, 26, was arrested at his residence in Homestead on Monday, months after police began getting...
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --
A man who Fresno police say posted a video of a deadly dog fight helped them make a solid case against him. We want to warn you, some viewers may find this video disturbing.
William Weir was arrested after police say he posted a Facebook video showing his pit...
Polk dog-fighting bust: 77 pit bulls to get new homes
Posted: Nov 13, 2014 2:34 PM EST Updated: Nov 13, 2014 2:40 PM EST
More than a dozen pit bulls confiscated during a dog-fighting bust in Polk County last month are getting a new start at life.
The ASPCA will be picking up 18 of the...
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