Blog Entries ( Pit Bulls )

Rescued Michael Vick Dogs Reunited 5 Years Later

November 10th, 2012
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They were battered and bruised but, ultimately, they were not broken. Seven dogs rescued from NFL quarterback Michel Vick’s Virginia property when he pleaded guilty to federal charges relating to dog fighting, were reunited in California Oct. 27, tails wagging, tongues out, happy. Five years ago they had scars, some physical, all emotional. They wore bandannas at their reunion celebration, surrounded by 125 ...

Pit Bulls Will No Longer Be Labeled As Vicious Dogs

May 24th, 2012
Posted by | Posted in Breeds, News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Pit bulls will no longer be labeled as “vicious” dogs under a new Ohio law. The measure changes current law that defines a vicious dog as one that has seriously hurt or killed a person, killed another dog or is among those commonly known as pit bulls. The new measure removes the reference to pit bulls from the definition and ...

Homeless Pit Bulls Find a New Home

October 9th, 2011
Posted by | Posted in Personal Stories

Sarah (of Pink Cricut) wrote this story of her three pit bulls, Riley, Felicity, and Zoe. It is an example of how this misunderstood breed can be a wonderful and loving family pet. Recently, our family adopted our third pit bull. You heard me correctly. We have three love-a-bull dogs that we are blessed to have in our life. Getting to three isn't ...

Happy Easter From Sharky and Dogspired!

April 24th, 2011
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Pit Fest In Denver, Colorado

January 20th, 2011
Posted by | Posted in Awareness, Events, News

Denver County, Colorado does not allow residents to own Pit Bulls. On January 21, Pit Bull activists will be protesting the breed-specific legislation outside of the Denver City and County building. The following day, there will be a fundraiser and concert. Shorty Rossi, the star of Animal Planet's Pit Boss, will make an appearance at both events. How does breed-specific legislation affect the thousands of ...