Cops rescue nearly 50 pit bulls from Bronx dungeon and arrest Raul Sanchez for breeding and training dogs to fight in a windowless basement A building super was arrested Thursday for being a Bronx version of Michael Vick — breeding and training pit bulls to fight in a basement of sin. Police and animal rescuers saved 47 pit bulls from the dungeon at 1254 Sherman Ave. and collared their alleged tormentor, Raul Sanchez. One by…"Cops rescue nearly 50 pit bulls from Bronx dungeon and arrest man for breeding and training dogs to fight in a windowless basement…"
TinTin used to have a home in Bali, Indonesia, but when the pit bull got sick, his owner took him to the vet and never came back for him. The vet should have helped TinTin, but instead he left the dog inside a kennel, and hardly bothered to feed him. Ebony Owens, director at Bali Dog Adoption and Rehabilitation Centre (BARC), suspects that the owner wasn’t giving the vet any money, so the vet didn’t…"Pit Bull Kept In Cage As ‘Trophy’ Was Nearly Starved To Death!"
An adorable Rottweiler mix from Detroit, Michigan is recovering from a brutal attack that saw someone cut off his ears and nose. It’s unclear what exactly happened to the dog, named Baron, but the Michigan Humane Society says it looks like a dangerous human was involved. In a video posted to their official Facebook page, the society says Baron was found wandering in West Detroit last week when someone coaxed him into a local business.…"Sad dog story: What an awful human did to Baron the rottweiler will leave you super sad"
When someone refers to a “Pit Bull puppy,” you can probably picture a certain kind of dog in your head, but you might be interested to know that there is no such breed as “Pit Bull.” The term Pit Bull actually refers to a few different breeds, including the American Staffordshire Terrier, the American Bully, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, though the one people think of most when they hear of a Pit Bull is…"Pitbull Puppies are awesome. Please Like and Share with your friends. Thank you so much, to help us show that dogs are good…"
When Zipper arrived at a shelter after being found wandering the streets as a stray, staff could immediately see that the 8-year-old dog was special. She’s a sweet, friendly, typical dog — except that she has a deformed jaw, which gives her the cutest, most unique smile. As far as staff at Huntsville Animal Services can tell, Zipper’s special smile doesn’t seem to affect her at all. She eats normally and absolutely loves treats, and…"Shelter Dog Has The Most Unusual Smile — And It’s Perfect"
SoulPancake has teamed with Puppy Chow to release their new #PowerofPuppies video and help raise pet food donations for shelter dogs in need. For each video view, Purina will donate one pound of Puppy Chow Natural to Rescue Bank (up to 500,000 pounds). The campaign continues to be extremely successful with continuous and on-going shares across all social media platforms. Please watch and share the adorable video, you will be glad you did. Seriously, it’s…"For Every View Of This Video A Pound Of Dog Food Will Be Donated To Shelters! YES!"
A dog who was tied to a bike and forced to run for so long that she collapsed is now in safe hands. The white Pit bull, now named Penelope, was not only dragged by the cruel men, she was also allegedly beaten when she didn’t get up and left to die. She was saved by Good Samaritans who rushed to her aid and called Detroit Dog Rescue (DDR) for help. When Detroit Dog Rescue…"Dog Made to Run Behind Bikes Until She Collapsed And Then Beaten Is Saved By Good Samaritans"
14 Times Pets Knew Their Owners Needed Comfort Somehow they just know. Our pets always seem to know when we need some cheering up. And they know exactly how to do it! They’re the best medicine out there, and you gotta love them for it. h/t The Dodo #1 “Cat trying to comfort me after a break up… at least that’s how it seemed.” #2 “My sick wife’s cough scares our dog, so he goes over to her…"14 Times Pets Knew Their Owners Needed Comfort"
Gone are the days of people describing hybrid or cross-bred dogs as “mutts”. Today, dogs are purposely cross-bred to create new designer breeds that incorporate the temperaments, personalities, and appearance of both dogs. The Rottweiler Pitbull mix, also known as the Pitweiler, is an interesting example of this. For both dogs, their reputation precedes them regarding their perceived temperaments. There can be a lot of confusion surrounding what a mix of the two would be…"The Ultimate Watchdog: Rottweiler Pitbull Mix…"
Here are 25 of the Hardest Dogs to Train and Own Searching for a new dog requires careful forethought and research. One of the worst things you can do is to choose a puppy solely on its looks or because you fell in love with the breed while watching a movie. Why? Because over the years, dogs have been bred specifically for certain purposes. The cute dachshund? Originally bred to fight badgers, so they can…"The 25 Most Difficult Dogs To Raise…"