PIT BULL-LOVERS Jonathan and Alisa started Dog Park Publishing in the summer of 2011 after adopting their boxer/pit bull mix, Farfel, from a Jersey City, NJ shelter. They saw how many pit bull-type dogs were in the shelter compared to any other breed. They also saw how Farfel and other pit bulls turned into safe, loving dogs if raised properly. So, they published two calendars for 2012 featuring rescued and rehabilitated pit bulls. The calendars received some…"Pit Bull Awareness Month: Dog Park Publishing Celebrates Pit Bulls and Gives Back to the Rescue Community"
How pit bulls became the ‘bad boys’ of the dog world Pit bulls have been ostracized and sometimes outlawed by communities across the nation. Some blame owner abuse more than the dogs’ nature for the bad reputation. Pit bulls have a reputation of being the bad boys of the dog kingdom. Are they getting a bad rap? Before being branded as the Al Capone of dogs, pit bulls reigned as one of America’s most beloved…"How pit bulls became the ‘bad boys’ of the dog world : SHARE THIS :)"
JUNE 20, 2017 BY Pit Bull-Lovers (Beth Clifton collage) “Service dog” attack aboard airliner spotlights crisis ATLANTA––A June 4, 2017 attack by a purported “chocolate lab/pointer mix” who appears to have actually been a pit bull or pit mix has renewed attention to widespread abuse of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and Air Carrier Access Act to force dogs, especially pit bulls, into places and situations in which dogs would normally not be allowed, as…"How the Americans with Disabilities Act has become the “Pit Bull Pushers Act”"
A pit bull in Huntersville, North Carolina Twenty-three pit bulls—including 7 puppies—were found in Huntersville, North Carolina, amidst equipment normally associated with dog fighting, such as heavy chains and leashes and a “jenny,” used to get dogs to run around in circles. Police officers and animal rescuers arrived at the scene from a tip and found the dogs “showing signs of bite marks and other injuries associated with dog fighting,” the Huntersville Police Department said…"23 Pit Bulls Found In North Carolina Dog Fighting Investigation"
PIT BULL-LOVERS Anyone who has come into contact with Pit Bulls knows that they are amazingly loving, compassionate creatures that make some of the best companions around. Whether it’s through owning them, rescuing them, volunteering with them, or just simply befriending them, most people walk away from Pit Bull encounters wondering why and how these horrible stereotypes about them exist. Well, why do any stereotypes exist? Ignorance, misinformation, and lack of understanding are probably the biggest…"It’s Time To Put These 8 Pit Bull Stereotypes To Rest"
A seven year old boy was killed yesterday after a dog attacked him in his family’s farm. The incident happened after the boy’s father was cleaning one of the kennels and somehow the dog, which looks like a Pitbull Terrier, grabbed the kid by his head and killed him instantly. Of course this is a terrible accident and I offer my condolences to the parents, but the kennel needs to be closed down if it’s…"Don’t Blame The Pitbull For Killing The Poor Kid In Zahle, Blame The Trainer"
Dogs get bad rap; this one’s a hero A dog named Abby is a hero after reportedly saving the lives of her next-door neighbors when the porch on their house at 402 W. Washington St. in Ionia caught fire about 3:45 p.m. Friday. Abby, who is a black and white pit bull, started barking and wouldn’t stop, said her owner, Vernon Lile, who lives next door. “She’s never barked like that before,” Lile said. “I…"Abby, a Pit Bull, Saves Neighbor From Fire!"
Meet Meaty, The Dog Who Can’t Stop Smiling After Being Rescued From A Shelter Meatball (Meaty for short) is a pit bull, his life wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Before had a loving family. Meatyhe was spending his day in a shelter. Lisa Reilly met Meatball over the internet: the woman saw a photo of him posted by Fresno Bully Rescue, a no-kill shelter in California. PIT BULL-LOVERS STAFF <3"Meet Meaty, The Dog Who Can’t Stop Smiling After Being Rescued From A Shelter"
“Meet Rocky! Just escaped the Lancaster Shelter thanks to many people working hard to ensure he would have a better life. Rocky is completely blind and going deaf, so the shelter was a very scary place. He seems to be relaxing now.” UPDATE: According to a volunteer who interacted with Rocky, the following comments were made on social media. Please continue to share this dog’s plight. A request has been made for his temperament test.…"Heartbroken and scared: How a blind, nearly deaf senior pup is left at a shelter"
The name Australian Bandogge is a catch-all term for any Bulldog-type Mastiff breed. Boasting prominent muscles and a study frame, the Australian Bandogge Mastiff gives off an athletic and agile look. Massive in size and topped off with a boxy head and a strong jaw, the Australian Bandogge’s ears are typically large and should hang down the side of the head (some people opt to crop its ears). And even though this is a powerful…"Australian Bandogge Mastiffs"