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Boy With Asperger's Kisses His Mom For First Time After Adopting Loving Rescue Pit Bull

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.04.2015 | Good News

Update: Monday, May 4, 1:20 p.m. EDT A rescue dog became so much more than just a furry friend for one teen. Amanda Granados' son Joey was diag...

David Lohr

Angelique Miles, Owner Of Horrifically Emaciated Pit Bull Puppy, Charged With Animal Cruelty (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Pennsylvania have made an arrest in the case of Rocky, the emaciated pit bull puppy recently seized from an Erie residence. Rocky's ...

David Lohr

'MIRACLE' DOG: Horrifically Emaciated Puppy Survives Against All Odds (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

An emaciated pit bull puppy, caged and left for dead in a damp Pennsylvania basement, is alive against all odds after a non-profit animal welfare orga...

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 ...

Giving Michael Vick's Former Dogs a 'Fighting' Chance Changed the Face of Animal Welfare

Jacqueline Johnson | Posted 04.08.2015 | Green
Jacqueline Johnson

The Bad Newz Kennels bust captured the attention of dog lovers all across the country. Eight years later, these 48 dogs have proven, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that fighting was something that was forced on them -- not something they were born to do. Once they had the opportunity to become companions, they took it and ran with it.

Deputy Spots Pit Bull On The Loose, Ends Up Befriending Goofy Pup

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News

One policeman made a pretty unlikely pal while on the job. Deputy Mark Elsaid of the Lee County Sheriff's Office in Florida was on patrol earlier ...

Abandoned Pit Bull Nurses Newborn Kitten, Treats Her 'As Her Own'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News

Two very different animals have found comfort in one another. A worker from animal rescue group Dallas Dog RR came across an abandoned pit bull on...

Older Pit Bull Has Spent Half Her Life Waiting For A Forever Home But She's Never Stopped Smiling

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.11.2015 | Good News

Mira the pit bull came into the Middletown Humane Society as a stray in May 2011. Nearly four years later, she's still there. But don't feel sad fo...

Here's An Adorably Unusual Pit Bull-Dachshund Mix

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Just when you think you've seen it all -- think again. The Moultrie Colquitt County Humane Society in Georgia shared photos of a very special pup ...

Lawmaker Hopes To End Homeowners' Insurance Discrimination Against Pit Bulls

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A state lawmaker is introducing legislation that would bar insurance companies from inquiring about or discriminating against...

Pit Bull's Adorable Photobooth Shots Land Him A Forever Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.25.2014 | Good News

Who could resist this smooshy little pit bull face? Not Erin Bird. Within a day of Teton's photos going up on the Humane Society of Utah's Facebook...

Pit Bull Rescued From Horrible Conditions Now Gets To Roll Around On Giant Comfy Couch

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.13.2014 | Green

Belle the pit bull could not be happier rolling around on a big, soft couch. These 55 seconds of pure bliss are all the sweeter once you know what cam...

See The Powerful Moment An Abandoned Pit Bull's Life Changed Forever

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Good News

It's just dumb luck that Lucy Rockdale happened to have her camera on at the moment she met Rio the dog and turned his life around so completely. I...

Pit Bull Cuddles With Chick, And All Is Right In The World

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.27.2014 | Good News

This pit bull's snuggly disposition just broke down basically any stereotype about the breed. This week, a 2007 video of a pit bull named Sharky nu...

10 Celebs Who Really Love Their Pit Bulls

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage. Let's face it: Despite all the myths, pit bulls are just about the nicest dogs there...

This Is What A Pit Bull's Made Of

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage. We know pit bulls are some of the nicest, most courageous dogs there are. Sadly, the...

It's Time To Share Photos Of Your Pit Bulls

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

We're almost at the end of HuffPost Pit Bull Week, a time to celebrate the happy, slobbery dogs and bust the misconceptions surrounding the breed. We'...

Showing Love: Pit Bulls Aren't Monsters, They're 'Just Dogs'

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage. In 2000, when photographer Jenny Persing moved to Seattle from her native Cincinnati...

What About The Not-So-Perfect Pit Bull?

Annie Norling | Posted 09.28.2014 | Green
Annie Norling

I am becoming immune to the dirty looks. I am learning to not be embarrassed when my dog Memphis reacts at another dog when we are on a walk. I know he is an amazing dog and that is all that matters.

These 16 Dogs Are Heroes. They Are Also Pit Bulls.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

Judge the deed, not the breed.

One Woman + 40 Years Of Pit Bulls = A Great Big Lesson In Love

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage. Some people grow up with golden retrievers, and then for the rest of their lives are...

This Handsome Pit Bull Is A Perfect Example Of Rehabilitation Gone Right

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Pit bulls get a bad reputation, but the truth is they're just like any dog -- aggressive when raised by harsh and distressing owners, but sweet as pie...

What Puts Pit Bulls in Peril

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

This isn't just a rhetorical debate -- the lives of millions of animals are at stake. So it's important to identify what we know about this maligned and often misidentified breed, as well as what we don't know.

We Asked What Your Pit Bull Means To You. Here Are Your Answers.

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

HuffPost Green is launching a week-long, community-driven effort to bust the myths and raise awareness about pit bulls, a maligned "breed" that often ...

KFC Gives Pit Bull Attack Victim $30,000

AP | Posted 08.16.2014 | Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave ...