Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
20 August 2015
Just in time for his historic return to the ring at The Forum on August 29, future hall-of-fame boxer "Sugar" Shane Mosley is relaunching his PETA print ad and video campaign, which proclaims, "I Choose to Fight. Dogs Don't. Dogfighting Is for Cowards. Don't Do It." ...
5 arrested on dog fighting charges
From staff reports, pnj.com 10:28 p.m. CDT August 19, 2015
Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday arrested five men on charges of dog fighting, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.
According to the release, deputies responded to...
Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015 10:00 am
By Hillary Gavan firstname.lastname@example.org | 1 comment
Pole fitness enthusiasts say they have more than just a little in common with pit bulls.
“He just has a little spark in him. I can relate to him. He’s my best friend,” said Pure Gravity...
Pit bulls, more often than other dogs, make up a lot of the headlines regarding dog attacks. Some stories are questionable, and certainly a pit bull breed will get more attention than a chihuahua or poodle attack, partially because of stigma and partially because of the size difference. However,...
Christie signs bill setting new penalties for dog fighting
August 10, 2015, 2:39 PM Last updated: Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:54 PM
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI and JI
Governor Christie on Monday signed a tough new law cracking down on dog fighting, and it immediately won praise from the chief animal...
Meet Khaleesi, she’s not the Mother of Dragons from Game of Thrones but she deserves a crown for the way she’s been treated.
The two-year-old pit bull mix was badly abused and then abandoned.
When she was found in Florida, half of her face was missing, she was dangerously underweight and her...
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!!!
Appeals court: Dog warden isn’t a ‘victim’
Order dropped for fighter to cover ‘pit bulls’ boarding
Saying the Lucas County Dog Warden was not a “victim” in a 2013 dog fighting case, Ohio’s 6th District Court of Appeals vacated an order requiring a Toledo man to pay $12,030 to the dog warden...
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —
More than a half-dozen dogs with open wounds on their legs and faces, were found living in filthy conditions despite visits by Animal Services, according to reports.
Even though Animal Services had been to the Winter Garden home 12 times in four years, the owner, Raymond...
Couple arrested for Seattle dog fighting operation
KING 5 News 7:33 a.m. PDT July 29, 2015
SEATTLE -- A couple has been charged with animal fighting and firearms charges in connection with a dog fighting operation in South Seattle, police said Tuesday.
Erich Hvon Daulo, 30, and Tammy Thanh...
Sanilac County man charged with strangling 4 dogs
Port Huron Times Herald 2:31 p.m. EDT July 29, 2015
A 34-year-old man will be arraigned in Sanilac County Circuit Court next week on four counts of animal torturing and killing.
Sanilac County Undersheriff Bradley Roff said Joshua Scoon is...
Guilford County dog lovers are working hard to overturn a longstanding policy of the Guilford County Animal Shelter that imposes a death sentence at the facility on three breeds of dogs – pit bulls, Rottweilers and chows.
Those breeds are considered dangerous by some, but advocates of...
By TAMMIE SMITH
Cas Overton knew she would not be able to get away from the violent raccoon that attacked her on the leg Saturday afternoon as she walked in Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden watching for birds.
So she did what she had to do.
“I tried to shake it off...
By Anna Swartz 17 July 2015
Like many rescue dogs, Bella had a tough life before being saved and adopted by a new family. But last week her story came full circle, and Bella's new parents, along with her rescuers and her foster mom, were all in the courtroom to see her former abuser...
Published 6:54 AM EDT Jul 16, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. —A Richland County man has been arrested on charges involving a dog fighting ring.
Multiple media outlets report that the sheriff's office says 21-year-old Jacobi Anthony Green was arrested earlier this week and faces several charges,...
Posted: Jul 15, 2015 12:04 PM EST
Updated: Jul 15, 2015 8:20 PM EST
By Michelle Nicks, Reporte
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -Youngstown Police and humane agents were called to a suspected dog fighting operation on the East Side of the city Wednesday morning.
Officers on routine patrol heard continuous...
Posted 12:25 am, July 16, 2015, by Brendan Ponton, Updated at 06:15am, July 16, 2015
Norfolk, Va. – Police are investigating possible dog fighting activity, according to a search warrant filed in Norfolk Circuit Court. Two pit bulls were taken from a home on Washington Avenue, following the...
Posted: Jul 15, 2015 10:02 PM EST
Updated: Jul 16, 2015 11:29 AM EST
By Craig Wall, FOX 32 News Reporter
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -A 70-year-old Maywood man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said they found six canines with dog fighting scars in his home.
Paul Wade, of the 1900 block...
One canine sustains bite to face, leg after scaring off bruin in Long Valley, NJ.
By Jason Koestenblatt (Patch Staff) July 2, 2015
A pack of family dogs intervened when a bear began approaching a three-year-old in her own backyard Wednesday morning, with one canine sustaining injuries to the...
Posted: 12:38 a.m. Sunday, July 12, 2015
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —Neighbors are vowing to help catch whoever killed a pit bull found hanging from a DeKalb County bridge.
A nearby fence is covered in stuffed animals for two reasons. The community wants to make everyone aware of what happened...
Bradenton woman charged with having sex with dog
Herald staff reportJune 16, 2015 Updated 10 hours ago
Read more here: Bradenton woman charged with having sex with dog | Breaking News Blog | Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON -- A Bradenton woman has been charged with photographing herself having...
Posted: Jul 09, 2015 11:56 AM EST
Updated: Jul 09, 2015 11:15 PM EST
By George Franco, FOX 5 Reporte
ATLANTA -Police want to know who left a pit bull to die an agonizing death inside a hot car.
Police told FOX 5 News that Blue, a male pit bull, was found dead inside a car with rolled up...
robin brown and Brittany Horn, The News Journal 7:50 p.m. EDT July 1, 2015
An admitted dogfighter and cocaine dealer, who had 67 pit bulls, guns and more than $1 million worth of cocaine seized at his Kent County home, has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison.
By LARRY O'DELL Associated Press
Sunday, July 05, 2015 08:52AM
SMITHFIELD, Va. --The black two-story shed still stands out back at 1915 Moonlight Road - a haunting reminder of the brutal dog fights that took place upstairs when NFL quarterback Michael Vick owned the place.
A few steps away,...
By WRIC Newsroom Published: July 7, 2015, 10:58 pm Updated: July 7, 2015, 11:37 pm
CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. – A Caroline County man has been convicted of engaging in and promoting dog ﬁghting. A Caroline County Circuit Court jury recently delivered the guilty verdict for 40-year-old Darryl Lamont...
Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:36 pm | Updated: 4:39 pm, Wed Jul 8, 2015.
HIGH POINT — Guilford County deputies filed more charges against a High Point man arrested Monday in connection with dog fighting, according to a news release.
On Monday, deputies served a narcotics...
06/25/2015 11:14 PM
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. -- After an extensive investigation in Jefferson County, 21 pit bulls were rescued from a residence suspected of dogfighting. Now, one man is behind bars for his alleged role.
Early Thursday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was assisted...
Jun 26, 2015, 1:24pm EDT Updated Jun 26, 2015, 1:30pm EDT
You may not recognize Seamus and Marlowe, the two pit bulls featured on Foothills Brewing Co.'s IPA of the Month in July, but chances are you know their owner.
The Winston-Salem brewery has partnered with movie,...
Pit bull jumps record-breaking 14 feet up vertical wall
Watch this pitbull's incredible leap to reach object placed atop a 14-foot high wall
If there were an Olympics for dogs, this pitbull would be a serious contender for the high jump gold medal.
When his owner gives him the signal,...
State Supreme Court overturns pit bull destruction order
June 17, 2015 3:52 PM
By Kyla Asbury
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has overturned an order that was for the destruction of a pit bull that bit a child in 2014.
Justice Brent Benjamin authored the majority...
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