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  1. MI: Ann Arbor: Conformation Shows June 6-7, 2015 by Great LAkes APBTC

    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....

    Started by Vicki‎, Today 01:55 PM
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  2. PA: Harrisburg gets $300K to stop dog fighting, gambling

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, Today 01:37 PM
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  3. GA: Dog found hanging from bridge in DeKalb County

    5/21/15 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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-23-2015 11:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-24-2015, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  4. NY: Dog pulling training looks like dog fighting preps

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-23-2015 12:28 PM
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    05-23-2015, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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    05-21-2015, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  6. AZ: Police: Man chained fighting dogs to treadmill, forced them to run

    (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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 544
    05-16-2015, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  7. Dog fighting on the rise in Northern Ireland

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-15-2015, 05:30 AM Go to last post
  8. CA: City Of Stockton Animal Shelter Full, Pit Bulls Offered For Free

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 04:46 PM
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  9. WA: Yakima trains on animal cruelty detection

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 10:03 AM
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  10. UK: Seven in Plymouth court on dog fighting charges

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 09:48 AM
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  11. NM: Man discusses his time as part of the underground dogfighting world

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 09:33 AM
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    05-14-2015, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  12. MT: Dog's death likely saved Hamilton shooting victim

    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. ...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-14-2015 09:19 AM
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  13. SC: Horry County police looking for whomever injured pit bull in Myrtle Beach yard

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-13-2015 05:52 PM
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  14. NJ: Pit bulls rescued from fighting ring were stolen from Paterson animal shelter

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-13-2015 05:46 PM
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  15. NJ: NJ May Increase Penalties For Dogfighting

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-09-2015 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-09-2015, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  16. AR: Arkansas vet saves dog that ate 23 rounds of live ammo

    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. Owner Larry...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-09-2015 04:54 PM
    belgian malinois
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  17. TN: Rescue group searching for home for pit bull with string of bad luck

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-09-2015 08:50 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-09-2015, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  18. MI: Hazel Park lifts pit bull ban after dog saves domestic abuse victim

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-09-2015 08:23 AM
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  19. IN: Pit bulls helped family escape blaze

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-09-2015 08:11 AM
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  20. BC: Pit bull survives cougar attack on Sunshine Coast

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-08-2015 12:33 PM
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  21. NJ: Police Bust Dog-Fighting Ring

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-03-2015 07:34 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-08-2015, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  22. Thumbs up MO: Pit bulls up for adoption through C.A.R.E.

    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...

    Started by The Keep Book‎, 04-22-2015 12:12 PM
    adoption, bsl, pit bull rescue
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    04-22-2015, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  23. GA: Gwinnett animal shelter still closed; dogs appear to have pneumonia

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-14-2015 03:26 AM
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    04-14-2015, 03:26 AM Go to last post
  24. OH: West Akron man pleads guilty to role in dog-fighting ring

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-14-2015 03:23 AM
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    04-14-2015, 03:23 AM Go to last post
  25. NM: Lost dog found mauled to death in dogfighting ring

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-15-2015 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-12-2015, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  26. Pitbull terrier births seventeen pups

    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...

    Started by Lethalpits‎, 12-10-2006 10:53 AM
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    04-06-2015, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  27. FL: Bel Air resident’s pit bull becomes service dog and man’s best friend

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-29-2015 03:36 PM
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  28. TX: Stray pit bull mothers newborn kitten in Texas

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-29-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-29-2015, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  29. *Patrick sue's for $10,000 a dog*

    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...

    Started by >BLAZE<‎, 08-16-2008 04:21 PM
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    03-25-2015, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  30. Thumbs up Raccoon Hunting

    Good Read....not a APBT but same gentics;) http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1320423 That boy has heart

    Started by DryCreek‎, 11-17-2005 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 728
    03-16-2015, 11:34 PM Go to last post

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