How Michael Vick’s pit bulls changed animal rescue forever

Ten years ago, 51 pit bulls were saved from the blackened sheds and bloody fighting pits of a wooded Virginia compound belonging to Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. Life for the dogs in Vick’s Bad Newz Kennels was sadistic: They were electrocuted, beaten, kicked, hanged, drowned, overbred and forced to fight. Vick, who was required to pay more than $900,000 to help the surviving dogs, served 21 months in federal prison for running the fighting…

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PIT BULL COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS

Pit Bull Common Health Problems The Pit Bull is a strong, muscular dog, with good skeletal formation, but nonetheless faces some serious health concerns. Learn more about this breed and their health needs. The Pit Bull has been subject to a great deal of scrutiny and controversy in the past few years, regarding its aggressive nature. Some uphold that this dog is an especially aggressive breed toward humans and other animals, while others maintain that…

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Chance The Movie Gives A Voice To Fighting Dogs

The life of a fighting dog is no life at all. Dogs all over the world are bred by unscrupulous breeders in dirty backyards. Female dogs are bred over and over to produce as many pups as possible, and once she’s had all the litters she can, she is abandoned, dumped, or worse. The pups have their ears cropped and tails docked – many people argue that pups barely feel it, but have no proof…

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Donald Trump threatens to shut down NBC and other TV news networks that criticise him

Donald Trump has threatened to shut down NBC and other American networks, saying that they peddle fake news. “With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!” Mr Trump wrote in a tweet. Mr Trump’s tweet came in response to a story written by NBC, which said that Mr Trump had sought to increase America’s nuclear arsenal tenfold…

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Police officers issue stern warning after saving dog from hot car (Video)

Repeat after us…it is never OK to leave your pet in an unattended vehicle. It is illegal and if you do it in the City of Boynton Beach, you are going to be cited for it – at a minimum. That’s what happened this morning when a Good Samaritan called 911 to report a Pit Bull that was left inside a light blue Buick parked near Bank of America in Sunshine Square on Woolbright Road.…

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Veteran arrested in dog’s killing on Facebook found dead

Authorities say Cami, an emotional support dog, was tied to a tree and shot multiple times by his owner. Story highlights Former solider Marinna Rollins shot her service dog 5 times She was found dead in her home in an apparent suicide (CNN)A former soldier facing felony animal abuse charges after police say she tied up, shot and killed her dog has been found dead. Marinna Rollins’ body was found Sunday morning, officials said. Her…

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love between two pitbulls

Shelters are full of cute bully dogs labelled as pit bulls, but in fact, there are far fewer actual pit bulls than you may think. pit bull breed, but the term “pit bull” is often used as a catch-all to describe a wide array of dogs with common characteristics. Due to diverse, unregulated breed standards across dog registries, as well as the unfortunate excess in “backyard breeding,” it’s very difficult to claim one true standard…

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Why pit bulls will break your heart

by Beth Clifton There is a strong argument to be made that pit bulls are the most abused and exploited dogs ever, the only breed used extensively in dogfighting and baiting bulls and wildlife, far more likely than any other breed to be neglected and––even if not used in fighting or baiting––five times more likely to suffer from violent abuse. Certainly pit bulls are the most overbred dogs filling shelters across the country. These sad…

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The Pit Bull Dog – Once Known as the Nanny Dog – What Happened?

History In the early part of the 1900’s, the Pit Bull Dog was known as the “Nanny Dog”. Why, you ask? If you wanted to keep your children safe, the pit bull was the most faithful and loving dog of any dog breed, especially with children. They were strong and loyal and loved children. If your child had a pit bull dog as a pet, you felt that they were safe. So what happened? Ironically…

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A look at Barack Obama’s post-presidential life

Obama is pictured with British billionaire Richard Branson off the coast of Moskito Island in the British Virgin Islands on Feb. 7, 2017 Obama waves as he boards a Marine helicopter during a departure ceremony on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol after President Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017 Former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama pose with a group of golfers’ wives and girlfriends during opening ceremonies for the 2017…

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