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Forum: Rescue & Adoption

Rescue, shelter and volunteer opportunities for the adoption of pit bulls and other animals

  1. Important Thread Important: Rules for listing personal dogs for adoption

    Dear Members, While situations can occur which alter lifestyles, the surrendering of your animal is a $#@!e. Please note, this forum will allow you to rehoming of your animal. However there are guidelines that need to be followed. Unless an exception has been made by Admin. ...

    Started by Cynthia‎, 05-26-2011 12:12 PM
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    05-26-2011, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Important Thread Important: How?

    How Could You? When I was a puppy, I entertained you with my antics and made you laugh. You called me your child, and despite a number of chewed shoes and a couple of murdered throw pillows, I became your best friend. Whenever I was "bad," you'd shake your finger at me and ask "How could...

    Started by dragonknight‎, 08-04-2005 03:43 PM
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    02-21-2010, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  1. Dogs Labeled ‘Pit Bull’ Wait 3 Times Longer for Adoption

    Dogs Labeled ‘Pit Bull’ Wait 3 Times Longer for Adoption: Study Melissa Chan March 23, 2016 Even if they aren't actually pit bulls Dogs that are labeled as pit bulls in shelters wait three times as long to be adopted than dogs that look like the breed but are classified differently,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-24-2016 03:53 PM
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    03-24-2016, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  2. Blue American Pit Bull Female Needs New Home

    Hello, I am at the unfortunate point in which I am trying to rehome my 2.5 year old blue American pit bull terrier. We are a military family and the challenges of moving constantly are resulting in our dog having a terrible behavioral issues. She is currently in regular training, but...

    Started by cmvk87@yahoo.com‎, 01-28-2016 09:10 PM
    adoption, americanpitbullterrier, bluepit
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    01-29-2016, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  3. rspca now focusing on prosecutions by taking in less unwanted animals.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/7613961/RSPCA-plans-to-reject-unwanted-pets-to-cut-costs.html lets not forget these $#@!s are one of the richest "charities" in the uk!!the dirty $#@!s!!:mad:

    Started by doubletap‎, 11-24-2011 08:38 AM
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    12-09-2015, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Male pit needs new home

    Hi guys, I'm researching and joining pit bull forums in hopes of getting some advice. My brother in law has a pit bull that he got from a friend who was neglectful, never trained the dog, and was quite possibly abusive. For the most part he's energetic, wants to be pet, and is typically very...

    Started by kalynj‎, 03-28-2015 04:02 PM
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    05-18-2015, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  5. 8 month old Boxer/ American Bulldog female FREE she needs a new home 100% TO A GOOD H

    Hey yall my bull/boxer girl has got to find a new home. I cant afford to take good care of her anymore. She is a tank man she is solid muscle fast and strong I was hoping to donate her to a hunter or someone she can run hogs im tellin u. She is the sweetest dog there ever was great with kids and...

    Started by chuckmorris‎, 01-13-2015 10:21 PM
    #free #bulloxerpup
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    01-13-2015, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  6. 2 year old female

    She is a PET. To good home only.

    Started by NorCalTim‎, 09-08-2014 10:41 PM
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    10-13-2014, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  7. No Kill movement offers common-sense solutions to mass euthanasia

    Fighting for Life No Kill movement offers common-sense solutions to mass euthanasia By Hannah McCartney · September 19th, 2012 · News Seven-month-old pit bull mix Oreo, dark chocolatey brown with all-white paws, was, at one time, the “miracle dog.” In 2009, Oreo’s owner hurled her from...

    Started by Vicki‎, 09-19-2012 01:43 PM
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    07-26-2014, 02:27 AM Go to last post
  8. NV: SPCA using new technology to screen dogs for vaccinations

    RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Deadly dog viruses like parvo can spread quickly, so keeping dogs vaccinated is especially important at animal shelters but most dogs don't come in with vaccination records. "80 plus percent of our animals that we get in here come from animal services or a...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-26-2014 10:01 AM
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    02-26-2014, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  9. Beyond Breed: Putting Our Best Face Forward

    We love you, Sarah McLachlan, but there’s a new-and-improved way to market shelter dogs to adopters. Based on our industry’s latest research and best practices, here’s what’s helping shelter dogs charm their way into new homes: (1) Celebrate the ways dogs make our lives better. (2)...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-19-2014 02:43 PM
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    02-19-2014, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  10. AL: Wilson, the pit bull who just wants a hug and a home

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Wilson, a two-year-old pit bull, loves people so much he greets them with a hug. But when Wilson was rescued from northern Madison County he could barely walk, let alone jump up to give a hug. When Julia Coberly first rescued Wilson, he could only walk a few yards and then...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-25-2014 01:34 PM
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    01-30-2014, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  11. Rescue Blame Game

    Lately I have witnessed a growing trend in “rescue” that disturbs me; rescuers playing the blame game, pointing the bony finger of shame at the humans. The use of the word “rescue” is part of it. "Rescue" is not a noun, it’s a verb, and unless you ran into a burning building to “save” the dog it...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-23-2014 07:05 PM
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    01-23-2014, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  12. This Ad Campaign Will Make You A Pit Bull Person. Seriously.

    The Huffington Post | By Arin Greenwood Posted: 01/16/2014 12:36 pm EST | Updated: 01/16/2014 12:59 pm EST As pit bull people ourselves, we really love this ad campaign. About a year and a half ago, a Memphis animal rescue group started putting out photos of all sorts of Tennesseans...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-17-2014 07:48 PM
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    01-17-2014, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  13. I adopt the puppy

    My pet name is Adhi and it is a cute puppy. Almost 5 months ago I found it injured in my turkey tour. I adopt the puppy and took with me in my home. I start its treatment and use Turmeric and mus$#@! oil for bandage. Adhi recovered within 15 days. Now it is with me in my every tour.

    Started by nelson111‎, 01-09-2014 02:45 AM
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  14. Male pitbull

    I haven't actually seen the dog so my info is limited. He's friendly towards people, not sure about other animals. There is an anesthesiologist who found a stray pitbull at his house the other day and he's living with him now. He's not going to keep him but he knows if they take him to the...

    Started by Dunlap 1‎, 01-08-2014 05:46 PM
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    01-08-2014, 05:46 PM Go to last post
  15. Court: Foster Pet Deductions Allowed

    Court: Foster Pet Deductions Allowed Jan 7, 2013 05:06 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas The IRS and accountants have a history of rolling their eyes at such claims, but a court judgment may change that. A woman named Jan Elizabeth Van Dusen sued the Commissioner of the IRS over “unreimbursed...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-07-2014 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-08-2014, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  16. 3 year old female for free

    She is out of a litter of 9 so I have 3 of her sisters. She's never been touched my wife thinks she's too sweet of a dog and wants to find her a pet home. Her dams on,ine ped number is 250620 I think. She double weirdo on top and tramp on bottom.I'd post it but not sure how to copy and paste on...

    Started by JLusk‎, 12-04-2013 06:45 PM
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    12-20-2013, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  17. NYC: Gone but not forgotten: Sandy the pit bull mix who died before she was adopted

    Gone but not forgotten: Sandy the pit bull mix who died before she was adopted Pet Rescue June 8, 2013 By: Cheryl Hanna Sandy was a female blue and black pit bull mix, and the scared but very friendly young dog had recently been taken into Animal Care and Control of New York City in...

    Started by Vicki‎, 06-09-2013 07:44 PM
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    11-05-2013, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  18. Looking for a home for pit mix in North Atlanta, GA

    This loving guy was found by someone on the side of a busy road. He was worried the dog would be hit so he pulled over and called him, he jumped right in his truck and sat down ready to go! Unfortunately the "rescuer" was not able to keep him so he posted him free to a good home. During his stay...

    Started by Ironheadk9‎, 08-09-2013 07:08 PM
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    08-10-2013, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  19. looking for sport home...

    Hi everyone this is my foster girl Karma. She's approx 12 months old and spayed, UTD on vaccinations, and has been micro-chipped. She's a high energy dog with great toy drive and IMO would make an excellent sports prospect. I personally would love to keep her, but I'm currently not in a...

    Started by agilek9s‎, 07-27-2013 06:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-31-2013, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  20. Book Hopes To Change Misconceptions About Pit Bulls

    Book Hopes To Change Misconceptions About Pit Bulls April 14, 2013 10:28 AM CHICAGO (CBS) – When most people hear about Pit Bulls, it’s usually a story about an attack or dog fighting. That’s a stereotype animal advocates are trying to change. WBBM’s Steve Grzanich reports on one effort –...

    Started by Vicki‎, 04-14-2013 06:09 PM
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    04-14-2013, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  21. Unhappy Rehoming 4 month old blue pit

    Hi I am moving to a place that does not allow pits and I have no other choice right now. I found this guy at 8 weeks old as stray. He LOVES people and kids. He's a little defensive at first with other dogs but he warms up to them. He does play rough with other dogs though. He is almost done...

    Started by Leooo‎, 06-10-2012 09:12 PM
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    03-17-2013, 08:30 PM Go to last post
  22. Ripples in the Rescue World

    The following is a A blog by: Ripples in the Rescue World | Paws Abilities Ripples in the Rescue World Posted on February 18, 2013 While I’ve been active in the shelter and rescue community for over 13 years, I rarely write about this topic. This is quite intentional. Dog rescue is an...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-24-2013 09:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-01-2013, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  23. shelter dog...handsome

    At the present time i am unable to own a dog due to regulations in my complex.To help fill my desire to be with apbt i, volunter at the local shelter walking dogs,and working on basic skills....sit,stay,jumping.... Recently a apbt was found tied to a fence, severly undernurished,with mange,he is...

    Started by sweetscience‎, 12-10-2012 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    02-21-2013, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  24. Reaching Out!!!!!

    I'm located in Iowa. Willing to travel to get this dog into safe hands. There is a small rescue that has had this Pit named Twist for over a year. He is neutered, crate trained, house trained, and good with other dogs. Situations recently changed and he is now at risk. I am...

    Started by Lovin_Life27‎, 01-08-2013 12:09 PM
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    01-28-2013, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  25. Unhappy NC: SPCA of Franklin County Shutting Down..

    It is with a heavy heart that I write to you today. After nine years of operating the SPCA of Franklin County will be shutting down effective January 31, 2013 unless I have ten people step forward and commit to keeping the doors open. I started the SPCA of FC back in 2003 with the goal of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-01-2013 11:39 AM
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    01-15-2013, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  26. Daytona shelter rescues animals after superstorm Sandy

    By Katie Kustura STAFF WRITER Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:05 p.m. Last Modified: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:05 p.m. DAYTONA BEACH — A pickup full of puppies, a few kittens and a few full-grown dogs and cats from storm-wrecked neighborhoods in Staten Island, N.Y., have found...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-15-2012 08:03 PM
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    11-15-2012, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  27. North AL: To good home

    I am reluctantly having to place my APBT of three years up for adoption. Upon returning from OIF 09-10 with the Army I bought my dog Fenway from BradyFL. He has been my best friend and faithful companion throughout everything since I've returned home. He likes to run with me and go hiking, but most...

    Started by Belcher256‎, 10-19-2012 10:32 PM
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    10-19-2012, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  28. Pit bull x Akita mix?

    Anyone have a picture of one of these guys they'd care to share??

    Started by ABK‎, 01-23-2007 04:27 PM
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    08-25-2012, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  29. Why would a shelter/rescue discourage adoptions?

    Shelters and rescues exist primarily for two reasons -- to be a safe haven for homeless pets until they find their forever home and to help these pets find their homes. And yet, every year around this time, I find it amazing at how many shelters and rescues are actively out DISCOURAGING...

    Started by KC Dog Blog‎, 12-15-2011 12:30 PM
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    05-30-2012, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  30. Exclamation Maryland is not a good place for Pit Bulls.

    At least this has been my experience this week. 4 days ago someone dumped two females; about 8 months old I guess, off at the end of my drive way. The first two days were awful. Food aggression , bloody fighting, diarrhea and being unable to confine them plus my own dogs stress level, plus kids...

    Started by CorgiLovesPit‎, 05-18-2012 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,776
    05-19-2012, 07:50 PM Go to last post

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