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Pit Bull Adoption

What I've Learned From My Pit Bull: Love Takes Time

Ashley Gulla | Posted 10.14.2015 | Green
Ashley Gulla

I remember the day I was approved to foster him. He was in Columbus, I was in Cleveland, and at that point he should have already been euthanized. A quick walk down an empty hallway could have been his fate, but thankfully the shelter held out one more day.

You May Call it Fate, I Called Her Karma

Chris White | Posted 10.02.2015 | Green
Chris White

What you don't realize when you adopt your first pit bull are all of the things that come as part of that package deal. Sure, you've got your normal puppy things, i.e. house breaking, training, the occasional potty accident to clean, etc. You also get a fair amount of ignorance, and hate.

So You Want To Rescue Pit Bull Terriers?

Jean M Keating | Posted 08.25.2015 | Good News
Jean M Keating

The greatest lessons I have learned about life, I have been taught by fosters. Each and every dog that has shared my home has shared a message with me. So climb aboard the crazy ride we call pit bull rescue. The life you save first will be your own.

Arin Greenwood

How Fun And Games Literally Saved These At-Risk Pit Bulls' Lives | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Five of the nicest dogs Kristen Auerbach ever met came to her Northern Virginia shelter last week. They're all pit bulls. And they'd been selected...

Woman Recalls Saving Pit Bull The Day Of His Scheduled Euthanization

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.05.2015 | Good News

Kilo the pit bull was about to see the end of his life at a local animal shelter, when Candice Miller brought him home. "Rescued in literally his ...

Meet 17 Huge Rescue Dogs Who Are Just Looking For A Little Love

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green

You may be aware of a dog named Hulk, who, at some 175 pounds, has been billed as the world's largest pit bull. But you might not be aware of why ...

Pit Bull Who Survived Abuse Wears Adorable Outfits To Protect Damaged Skin

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.19.2015 | Good News

It's not just for sartorial effect that Diamond the pit bull wears her fabulous getups. The dog was about 8 years old when she came into Atlant...

Overlooked Elderly Pets Need Love Too, And This Pit Bull Is Proof

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.10.2015 | Good News

Elderly pit bulls have a couple of strikes against them when it comes to finding adoptive homes. But Brenda and Phil Johnson are among those peopl...

Mila The Rescue Pit Bull Keeps Her Eyes On The Prize, Catches 30 Treats In A Row

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.17.2014 | Good News

Mila the pit bull could probably have gone on catching treats forever if her foster mom, Kim Seidl, hadn't run out. But she still nabbed a whopping 30...

Amber Genuske

Pit Bulls Are Dogs Too, You Know (VIDEO) | Amber Genuske | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage. Pit bulls are just like any other dog -- they are slobbery, sweet creatures who want...

These 55 Pit Bulls Might Lick You To Death

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

About a year ago, the city animal shelter in Nashville, Tenn., reversed a longstanding policy of not adopting out the many pit bulls and pit bull-type...

Squee! One Shelter Is Making Pit Bulls Look Impossibly Cute.. And Adoptions Are Higher Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Bam Bam the pit bull spent six months at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, just outside D.C. in Northern Virginia. "He was a dog who just natural...

LOOK: Your Kids And Pit Bulls Love Each Other

Posted 12.25.2013 | Green

While pit bulls may not have really been called "nanny dogs" in times gone by, families have trusted the breed to watch over small children for hundre...

LOOK: Pit Bulls Are Just About The Nicest Dogs There Are

Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

Most pit bulls would rather babysit the kids than be forced to fight, which is just one reason breed-specific legislation is a cruel waste of resource...

Abused Pit Bull Adopted By Family Affected By Colorado Floods

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

There aren't many happy endings when it comes to Colorado's flood disaster, but you can count Trooper's story as one of them. Trooper, a pit bull,...