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Pit bulls tend to fall in either the heroic or dangerous category when spoken of or heard about. The Inquisitr reported on a pit bull last month that saved a boy from a swarm of bees. These polar opposite titles are the popular opinion on either side of the aisle. It is possible that the… Read more »
A pit bull has been rescued after police discovered the dog in a cage in its own filth. The animal, pictured above, had its mouth duct-taped shut by owner Andrea Curiel. Curiel admitted that she’d done it because she was afraid the dog would bark while she was at work and get her in trouble… Read more »
A pit bull puppy was stabbed more than 20 times before being tossed into the woods to die. Police in Chesterfield County, Virginia, were called to the scene on Sunday to investigate the stabbing of a white pit bull puppy. According to WTVR, the police found the puppy in the tree line of a nearby… Read more »
The Inquisitr has been following the Sarge the pit bull saga that began in early August. Sarge the pit bull, previously known under three different names, was left for dead with an arrow piercing his belly. “Twenty minutes from Ivin, Utah, a sergeant with the Washington Country Sheriff’s office found the injured pit bull on… Read more »
Felicity, the pit bull mix breed dog has gotten a new lease on life. After ...
The Inquisitr has been reporting on the story of Sarge the pit bull since early last month. The Utah pit bull was shot with an arrow and left for dead on highway 91 in Washington county, Utah. “Twenty minutes from Ivin, Utah, a sergeant with the Washington Country Sheriff’s office found the injured pit bull… Read more »
Dogs have time and again proven to be one of the best companions for kids ...
Most people have likely heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The charity was able to raise millions of dollars toward research because of the viral explosion of the challenge. There’s no wonder that it inspired another charity to do something similar. The Kissed by a Pit challenge was launched August 20 by the people… Read more »
A pit bull could be classified as a “deadly weapon,” says a New Jersey prosecutor, who is seeking stepped-up charges against a young couple who allegedly used their dog to threaten a man and force him to hand over his cell phone and about $100 in cash. Edwin Rivera and Amanda Caravaglia, both 23, are… Read more »
A video has been circulating social media of a rescued pit bull being exposed to his rescuer after medical treatment. The pit bull, named Mojo, seems slightly nervous at first, but then realizes who is standing at the end of the exam table. Immediately, the pit bull can be seen getting excited and jumping all… Read more »
If Cuda the pit bull starred in a fairy tale, she’d be called The Ugly Duckling Dog. And if the afflicted rescue canine were a character in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, she’d be mistaken for a toy on the Island of Misfit Toys. However, she’s much more than that; this pit bull terrier dog has… Read more »
Pit bulls, you either love them or hate them, but there is no mistaking the fact that they are constantly being used for fighting or are severely mistreated. Just last month, The Inquisitr reported on two brothers who tortured and murdered their own family’s Pit bull. As part of their testimony before open court, they… Read more »
If you’re still afraid of pit bulls, or even if you’re not but you just love adorable puppies, you need to watch this video taken earlier this summer of a pit bull puppy who is more than a little happy to see the man who rescued him. The man is Joey Wagner, who runs the… Read more »
Pit bulls are widely considered extremely violent. Their sturdy build and rather menacing looking disposition can easily unnerve most. Often this breed is accused of wanton violence against babies, kids, people, and other dogs. Hence when Hope For Paws, a dog rescue mission, received a call from Rescue from the Hart about a pit bull… Read more »
In a sad turn of events, a hero pit bull is now searching for a new forever home. Buddy the pit bull was hailed a hero just last week when he saved his owner from a house fire. Buddy alerted the Ohio man to the fire allowing the owner time to save surrounding homes. Sadly,… Read more »
Pit bull is a slang term that encompasses a few different breeds of dogs. Often times, the term “Pit bull” is used for animals that are not even purebred. In fact, in rare cases, what has been reported as a Pit bull was not a Pit bull. The Inquisitr reported on the bizarre incident that… Read more »
An Ohio Pit bull becomes the third to start to make one wonder, should Pit bulls replace Dalmatians as fire rescue dogs. The Inquisitr reported in May about a Pit bull saving a woman from a burning building. “A pit bull saved a woman whose home had caught fire, barking to alert her as flames… Read more »
Pit bulls are often considered a vicious breed that will attack, with or ...
A family in Oregon is hailing their adopted pit bull a hero. The pit bull is responsible for saving the family’s little boy from attacking bees. The bees attacked a group of children playing by a creek, but as the children fled from the bees, one boy was left behind. This is when the family… Read more »
Pit bulls have far too often shown up in the media, when being discussed in attacks or death, but Jimmy’s story is a hard one to track down. Despite the Des Moines, Iowa pit bull having his own Facebook page dedicated to his rescue, only the most recent information seems easily accessible. Jimmy, formerly known… Read more »
A dog attacks an owner’s mom in Houma, Louisiana, leaving her with ...
As The Inquisitr reported this past Saturday, there was a Pit bull that was found badly wounded with an arrow puncturing it. Twenty minutes from Ivin, Utah, a sergeant with the Washington Country Sheriff’s office found the injured pit bull on old Highway 91. The officer called Ivin animal control officer Aggie Smith to respond… Read more »
A dog attacked a boy in North Idaho on Friday while he played in the front ...
A tiny piglet has become quite attached to a pit bull terrier rescue dog at an animal sanctuary in West Virginia. In the video, 3-week-old Pigalina is already making friends at her new home. However, her best friend is Levi, a pit bull terrier. The playful interactions between Pigalina and Levi were captured on film… Read more »
In recent months, pit bulls have been subject to violence against there breed, whether the dog was a pit bull or not. Most often, the violence has been in form of shootings, but at least one case, a knife was used. In the prior cases, there were at least alleged reasons or predication, whether true… Read more »
A dog was injured after a Texas police officer used his gun to shoot the animal following an attack. The incident unfolded on Monday night outside the Walmart in Seguin, Texas, at around 8 pm. Surveillance camera video of the attack has made the rounds on the internet ever since, reports My San Antonio. According… Read more »
The abuse of a pit bull was caught on video and showed 53-year-old Robert Martin swinging his pit bull puppy through the air by the leash only to slam the poor dog into the ground. When 46-year-old Lindsey Cooks warned him about animal abuse, the response was cursing and racial slurs. That’s when Cooks decided… Read more »
A pit bull attacked two small boys in Indio, California, on Saturday night ...
A pit bull is in critical condition after being left in a hot car for two to ...
In this viral video, you can see a pit bull dancing to some Bollywood music with his female owner. The video features music by Indian composer Allah-Rakha Rahman and shows the dog performing a number of dance moves with his dance partner. Commenters on the video note that the dog is very gentle and well-behaved,… Read more »
A St. Charles, Missouri, family’s pit bull attacked a 22-month-old ...
Two dogs killed a boy, 6, in Fannings Springs, Florida after he went outside ...
The reputation of pit bulls is one of the biggest debates centered on pets. Are pit bulls dangerous? Are they child-friendly? Are they dog-friendly? Are they predictable? Can they be trained? The truth of the matter is that every pit bull is different. It depends on how the pit bull was raised, its personality and,… Read more »
Pit bulls have a bad reputation. Whether people believe the hype or not, there’s no denying that there’s a higher rate of violence toward the breed because of it. The story of Wookie is one that speaks toward that cruelty, but he’s only one of many pit bulls that became victims this week. On Tuesday,… Read more »
Pit bulls, American StaffordShire Terrier, StaffordShire Bull Terrier, “Man’s best friend,” sometimes victim of negative press and breed specific bans. Normally, the word “pit bull” and “attack” prompt images of vicious, blood thirsty canines slaughtering innocent children. This has not been the case in San Francisco, California. Early Friday morning, two young men were walking… Read more »
Prepare to have your hearts melted: A video of a pit bull puppy snuggling up ...
Pit Bulls are undoubtedly one of the most featured dogs in the news. However, more often than not, the news is rather depressing, and many times, downright horrific with a pit-bull squarely in the cross-hairs. But Pit Bull owners and lovers have recently started to campaign to counter the continually and dramatically reported negative news… Read more »
Pit Bulls are illegal in Great Britain, so when a trained police dog was ...
A 2-year-old pit bull named Ace braved a burning house to save a 13-year-old ...
When people think of pit bulls, it would likely be a safe bet that most do not think of dancing pit bulls or even playful pit bulls. But as the video above shows, the animals can be friendly and apparently trained to do adorable dances. According to Yahoo! News, the video above “raises the bar.”… Read more »
Many dogs are adopted from shelters and given a second chance at life. If an animal has a good personality, and is well trained, it’s possible for the creature to develop a bond with a caretaker looking for a pet. Unfortunately, being adopted does not necessarily give that animal a happy ending. Misty is a… Read more »
Any stray dog found in a small community is going to lead to some nervous residents. The fear is even worse when it’s a large breed with a bad reputation, whether or not that reputation is founded, like in this case. Sergeant Gary Carter was in Arlington on an unrelated call, when residents of the… Read more »
Two American Bulldogs unleashed an unprovoked attack on a family in Central ...
True dog lovers would know that pit bulls aren’t really inherently dangerous. Yes, stories of pit bull-related violence seems to appear in the local news almost every week, but this isn’t enough reason to dismiss pit bulls as monsters in canine form. Pit bulls can be vicious and violent, but the same could be said… Read more »
A bittersweet story for graduation season. A loyal service dog walked the stage to receive a college diploma on behalf of his deceased master. Joshua Kelly, a geology major at Idaho State University, tragically died in February in his final semester as he was wrapping up his Bachelor of Science degree. Kelly suffered from epilepsy,… Read more »
The above video shows several kids with their favorite pit bulls. In the video, the children describe pit bulls as they see them. Velvet hippos, always smiling, and sweet were among the descriptions used. The kids go on to talk about their views on dog fighting and then declare their love for “Pibbles”, an endearing… Read more »
Eighteen starving pit bulls were rescued by authorities in Paterson, New Jersey, last week when they came across evidence of an active pit bull dog-fighting ring being run out of a house. According to CBS New York, the police had initially raided the residence after they suspected the inhabitants of being involved in illegal drug… Read more »
We often hear about how protective mothers can be over their children, but one Texas mom has proven just how dedicated she is by biting the ear off of a dog attacking her 2-year-old daughter. Last month in Alvin, Texas, Chelsi Camp was babysitting her friend’s pit bull when the dog curiously went up to… Read more »
A pit bull was killed after being brutally stabbed when its owner tried to fight off its would-be kidnappers, according to a report by the NBC Bay Area. The pit bull was out on a walk with its owner last Friday morning in San Francisco’s Mission district when two men, both in their 20s, threatened… Read more »