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Pitbulls

What's Your Sign?

Julie LeRoy | Posted 08.26.2015 | Good News
Julie LeRoy

I have dealt with every breed and every temperament out there and I can assure you harboring breed discrimination will get you bitten. We treat humans as individuals so shouldn't we treat animals as individuals, too?

Woman Denied Insurance Claim for Owning Pit Bull

Rescue Idiot | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green
Rescue Idiot

A woman from East Rockaway is saying her insurance company is refusing to pay her fire claim because she owns a pit bull.

4 Photos That Will Change The Way You See Pit Bulls

Posted 12.30.2014 | OWN

By Sarah Meyer At a recent shoot, photographer Sophie Gamand was assembling equipment, finessing lights and letting her models give their flora...

The 10 Most Influential Animals Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 12.26.2014 | Good News

These animals stole your heart in 2014.

Joseph Erbentraut

Pretty Pit Mix Tastes Freedom After Over 4 Months At The Pound

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.08.2014 | Green

Her name is Fancy, but at this point she may as well be named "Lucky." A 3-year-old pit bull mix who spent 135 days — more than four months — a...

This Pit Bull Defies All Stereotypes As The Perfect Therapy Dog

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

No pet owner will hesitate to tell you just how much their furry friend contributes to their overall sense of well-being. However, there are some bree...

7-Year-Old Girl With Autism Turned Away By Mall Santa Because Of Her Service Dog

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents

Clarification: A stock photograph used previously to illustrate this story depicted a Santa Claus who was in no way associated with this incident. We ...

Timber The Pit Bull Was Abandoned And Shot In The Head, But Now He's Smiling Again

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green

Timber the Pit Bull has the biggest, goofiest grin you'll ever see, but it was hard-won. According to his rescuers, the now happy-go-lucky pit bul...

Pit Bull Stabbed During Pet Adoption Event

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

A pit bull had to be euthanized after she was stabbed multiple times at an adoption event. The alleged stabbing occurred Sunday by the owner of a W...

Baby And Pit Bull Puppy Are The Cutest Best Friends You'll See Today

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.28.2014 | Good News

You have not seen cute until you've seen a cherubic baby and sweet little pit bull who just so happen to be best friends. Enter Eisleigh and Clyde...

These Adorable Photos Of Pit Bull Puppies Will Improve Even The Worst Hump Day

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.16.2014 | Good News

What's better for getting you through the mid-week trudge than pictures of puppies? How about pictures of rescued pit bull puppies! Reddit user "ir...

New Orleans, Pitbulls, Parolees... and a Grand-Daughter

Gerald Eskenazi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Gerald Eskenazi

I am getting wistful because "Pit Bulls and Parolees" is starting its new television season. No, it's not because I miss my dog from childhood, a litt...

The Best Thing Money Can Buy

Samantha Bonar | Posted 09.14.2013 | Good News
Samantha Bonar

I am not your stereotypical pitbull owner. I'm a 40something unmarried woman in Pasadena, Calif. Yet I am about to drop $16,000 on my one-time pound puppy. Let me explain.

WATCH: Who Says Pitbulls Don't Like Kittens?

Posted 06.28.2013 | Good News

This kitten loves its pitbull friend, the feelings are mutual, and the world is now a little bit happier. YouTube user nrc5878's video of this ado...

Neighbor Came To Rescue Of 3-Year-Old Mauled By Pitbulls

Posted 06.04.2013 | Chicago

A neighbor is credited with saving a Chicago boy's life after he sustained "multiple puncture wounds" from a pit bull mauling Monday afternoon. F...

PHOTOS: Pit Bull Kissing Booth!

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green

If only we were all as lucky as this Reddit user. The adorable photo shows one of the happiest pit bulls ever giving some love to a kissing booth p...

LOOK: Adorable Picture Of Pit Bull Goes Viral

Posted 03.28.2013 | Green

It's no secret that pit bulls get a bad rap. Myths that the dogs have "locking jaws" and always fight to the death are widespread, and studies have sh...

Learning To Forgive With 'Pit Bulls And Parolees'

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Midlife is the perfect time of life for those of us who are deadline-driven. While the sand in our hourglasses isn't in imminent danger of running out, most of us realize that our time no longer feels unlimited. It's today or never to determine how we spend the next chapters.

LOOK: Bloodthirsty Pitbulls DESTROY Car To Reach Tiny Kitten

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- Attacking pit bulls trying to get to a stray kitten hiding in the engine compartment of a Southern Cali...

Bride Attacked By Pit Bull Mix

Posted 08.18.2012 | Denver

Brittany Schults' wedding day was turned upside down when a man she considered to be a close friend ordered a roommate's pit bull to attack her and th...

This Woman's Reinvention Is For The Dogs...Literally

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty

Landlord Sandy Zalagens' ad seeking a tenant for one of her 12 units may be one for the dogs. It read: "Rent is $950; $150 a month discount if you ado...

For Lennox Barnes

Lisa LaFontaine | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC
Lisa LaFontaine

As animal care professionals we need to treat all animals as individuals through our words and actions. We must hold one another accountable to avoid those slippery slope practices that lead others to believe breed discrimination is acceptable.

Pit Bulls Euthanized After Hundreds Rescued From Dogfighting Ring

AP | OLIVER TEVES | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sixteen pit bulls rescued from a dogfighting ring in the Philippines were euthanized Tuesday for lack of facilities to re...

300 Pitbulls With Ripped Ears Rescued From Dogfighting

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police raided a dogfighting facility in a town south of Manila and rescued around 300 pitbulls, many with ripped ears and...

McDonald's Pulls Ad That Activists Say Fed Into 'Media Hysteria About Pit Bulls'

AP | By SUE MANNING | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- McDonald's has apologized and pulled an ad that came back to bite it. The ad said eating a Chicken McBite was less risky than petting ...