Pit Bull Terriers

'Aggressive' Pit Bull Found After Day On The Loose In Amesbury

AMESBURY (CBS) — The pit bull that prompted a shelter in place order in Amesbury was found Monday morning.<p>Police initially warned residents about a …

Dogs

Pit Bull Captured After Attacking Amesbury Officer

AMESBURY (WBZ-AM) -- A pitbull that had been on the loose in Amesbury this weekend has been recaptured, and police do not plan to file charges …

Dogs

Pet Parade: PittieLove Rescue

BOSTON (CBS) — Three dogs up for adoption from PittieLove Rescue were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.<p>Oscar is a 2-year-old American Pit …

Dogs

Pedigree dogs don't just look good - they keep you alive for longer

To own a beautifully-bred English Setter or Springer Spaniel is to enjoy a certain social cachet.<p>People are more likely to come up and make conversation than they would if you are sporting a Pit Bull Terrier, and you will look the part at countryside events.<p>However, new research has identified a …

Dogs

Puppies & Mom Safe After Months of Evading Capture

Eight puppies are safe and sound as a result of the dedication of a group of committed and caring people, and a lot of luck.

Woman says she was bitten by emotional support dog in JetBlue check-in line

A Massachusetts woman is still recovering more than a week after a pit bull bit her while she was waiting to check in for a flight.<p>Brittany Langlois …

Emotions

This pit bull waited for a year at a Boston shelter. Now she will finally get a new home

Brandy, a 4-year-old pit bull who lived in the MSPCA’s Boston shelter for nearly a year but never overstayed her welcome, was finally adopted …

Dogs

Family devastated after dog mauled to death at PetSmart

A Pennsylvania family says they’re devastated after their beloved dog was reportedly mauled to death at a PetSmart store.<p>Betty Miller, of Scranton, …

Dogs

Pit Bull And Girl Share An Inseparable Bond! You Will Go Awww

This cute little girl has grown up with Pit Bulls since she was a baby. This is an answer to all those who think Pit Bulls are harmful creatures.<p>They …

Dogs

Pit bull at MSPCA Boston shelter adopted after 361 days

<b>by:</b> Updated: Nov 8, 2017 - 5:09 PM<p>Loading...<p>BOSTON -- The MSPCA says a dog in their Boston shelter for nearly a year has found a forever home.<p>Brandy, …

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Pitbulls maul ‘Witness’ delivery man

Kerushun Pillay, The Witness<p>Leslie Mkhize (38) was attacked by two pit bulls when delivering newspapers in Woodlands on Tuesday morning. He sustained …

Crime

Buster, Pit Bull/Labrador Retriever mix (3 y/o), 6th & San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX • “He’s a PTSD assistance dog. I’m messed up in the head. He licks my face to get my attention to chill. He keeps...

Buster, Pit Bull/Labrador Retriever mix (3 y/o), 6th & San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX • “He’s a PTSD assistance dog. I’m messed up in the head. He …

Dogs

Dog attacked by 3 bears while being walked in Florida

<b>by:</b> Updated: Nov 4, 2017 - 10:38 PM<p>Loading...<p><b>BROWARD COUNTY, Fla.</b> - A 3-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier was attacked by bears in the Big Cypress …

Dogs

12-week-old pit bull found with collar embedded into neck in Altavista

ALTAVISTA, Va. (WSET) -- Friends of Campbell County Animal Control says a 12-week-old pit bull puppy is in desperate need of surgery after it was …

Dogs

Banned pit bull terrier's life spared by court

THE life of a banned dog has been spared after police officers said there was no evidence it was dangerous.<p>The pit bull terrier, known as Max, faced …

Pit Bull Who Saved Child’s Life Is Now Sick and Needs Our Help to Survive!

Years ago, Diamond did something her family never forgot and never stopped being grateful for. The beloved Pit Bull saved her family’s young son’s …

Dogs

24 Pit Bull Mixes Rescued From Suspected Breeding Operation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City animal control officers rescued 24 dogs from squalid conditions at a suspected Kansas City breeding operation.<p>The …

Dogs

Cop’s Body Camera Catches Him Grab Pit Bull To Free His Head From A Chain Linked Fence

Native New Yorker, University of Virginia graduate, runner, and sometimes stand-up performer.<p>When left to their own devices, dogs can be quite …

Dogs

7-Year-Old Killed In Pit Bull Attack

A 7-year-old child in Lowell, Massachusetts was killed in an attack by two pit bulls last Saturday. The boy, Javian Candolario, had his funeral …

ASPCA uses National Pit Bull Awareness Day to educate those who fear the breed

The ASPCA said Oct. 28 is National Pit Bull Awareness Day.

Dogs

Pit Bull Awareness Day

Pit Bull Awareness Day, Jessie Edson kisses Brigette<p>Pit Bull Awareness Day, Aiden (18 months) pets Stump<p>Pit Bull Awareness Day, Bob Fisher and Tank …

Dogs

What is a pit bull? It’s not actually a dog breed

So, what is a pit bull? This is a question with a complex answer. Bronwen Dickey, author of "Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon," dates the early use of the term to the 1800s.<p>"The term 'pit bull' is a shortened version of the general term 'pit bulldog,' which was used throughout the 19th …

SPCA

National Pit Bull Awareness Month competes with National Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day for attention

Charlie SmithThe long-running debate over pit bulls was re-energized late last month when the CBC's <i>fifth estate</i> broadcast a one-hour documentary on …

Dogs

Children's book about friendly pit bull looks to shatter breed stereotypes

Dangerous and aggressive? Or maligned and misunderstood? A new children’s book called Galunker has reignited the debate about pit bulls.<p>Many people …

Dogs

You might think your dog wouldn’t hurt anyone but the point is, it could

“Oh, they’re gentle giants,” the hostess said. “They won’t hurt her.”<p>“How can you guarantee that?” I asked.<p>The hostess shrugged. “They’ve never hurt …

Dogs

This Is Why We’re Calling Bull on “Pit Bull” Awareness Campaigns

It’s October. It’s pumpkin spice latte (well, pumpkin spice everything) and Halloween time. If you’re a dog lover, especially if you’re a dog parent …

Dogs

Organization offers free spay/neuter vouchers to Pit Bull owners

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County Animal Services is offering free spay/neuter vouchers to owners who own a pit bull type dog for their "Save the …

Dogs

“Not fair:” City ordinance requires 7 dog breeds to be leashed, muzzled at dog park

×<p>“Not fair:” City ordinance requires 7 dog breeds to be leashed, muzzled at dog park<p>OMAHA, Nebraska — A city ordinance requires seven dog breeds to …

Dogs

Debate over banning pit bulls reignited after death of 7-year-old

After a spate of horrific pit bull attacks, Lowell officials tried to address the problem in 2011 by requiring pit bulls to be spayed or neutered as …

Veterinary Medicine

Special Hearttouching Video Of Loving Pit Bull Terrier Waiting For...

This unique video of a Pit Bull waiting for his forever home is winning hearts around the world. There’s so much negativity about this dog breed on …

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