Recent media exposure of pit bulls.
Puppy beaten and buried alive gets second chance at life
WJBF staff Published: September 14, 2015, 9:46 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A dog got a second chance at life after he was found beaten and buried alive.
This four-month-old puppy is lucky to be alive. Staff at Westside Animal Hospital...
He was a stray, but now he's a star
Dog who was found and adopted here now in commercial
A dog adopted through Lebanon Animal Control a number of years ago is now a television celebrity.
Argos, a pit bull who was picked up by Lebanon Animal Control nearly four years ago as a stray,...
Posted September 15, 2015 - 2:25pmUpdated September 15, 2015 - 6:49pm
North Las Vegas police face new civil rights lawsuit over shooting of a dog
By Carri Geer Thevenot
Las Vegas Review-Journal
North Las Vegas police are facing another civil rights lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a dog....
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!!!
Fall River man accused of stabbing pit bull
Posted: Sep 11, 2015 11:55 AM EST
Updated: Sep 11, 2015 9:25 PM EST
By News Staff Reporting by Liz Tufts
A Fall River man has been charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly stabbed a pit bull.
Prosecutors touted the results of a sprawling, yearslong investigation into dogfighting operations in Wisconsin and other states at a news conference last year.
More than 100 law enforcement officers took part in the operation, executing 10 search warrants, seizing nearly four dozen dogs along...
Wynton Yates / Eyewitness News 10:18 p.m. CDT September 10, 2015
NEW ORLEANS -- It was a normal Wednesday night for one woman in the Carrollton neighborhood. She was sitting on the couch getting some work done when her boyfriend decided to make a quick run to the bank.
Less than five minutes...
Another Puppy Found Dead in Polk County Creek
Updated: Sat, Sep 05 2015, 12:15 AM | Jerrika Insco
POLK COUNTY, N.C -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating another gruesome discovery in Little White Oak Creek.
That's where a dead young female pit bull mix was found one month ago....
Why You Should Care When Pit Bulls Are Abused, Even if You Hate Them
Posted: 09/01/2015 11:53 am EDT Updated: 09/01/2015 6:59 pm EDT
Once upon a time, Louis Vuitton the Pit Bull was named "Cain". He was given away to the Daniels family on June 4th, 2007 and his life drastically changed...
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 email@example.com | 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...
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...
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