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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 07.28.2014 | 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 06.17.2014 | 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 ...

This Abandoned Pit Bull Lost An Eye, But She Never Lost Her Heart

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Good News

She was abandoned, half-blind and starving to death; but thanks to the dedication of a group of good Samaritans, one brave pit bull is getting another...

Shocking Video Of Dog Beating Leads To Arrests: Cops (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

A Louisiana dog owner was arrested after video surfaced of him allegedly brutally beating his pit bull, Tiger, after the dog made a mess of the trash....

Abandoned Pit Bull Learns To Love Again, Reminds Us Of The Power Of Forgiveness

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.22.2014 | Good News

An abandoned dog who's had the courage to love again is teaching us about the power of forgiveness. In the video above, captured by Annie Hart, Gi...

Campaign To Save Dog In Arizona Mauling Gains Thousands Of Signatures

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green

PHOENIX (AP) — A dog that mauled a 4-year-old Phoenix boy has received thousands of pleas for mercy through a Facebook campaign ahead of a court hea...

The Miracle of Asha

Pam Townsend | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Pam Townsend

In animal rescue, we're always praying for miracles. But I'm beginning to think that even when we don't get the miracles we hope for, we sometimes still receive reasons to rejoice... although we may not realize it at the time.

From the Streets of LA to 90210; The Real Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Julia Orr | Posted 03.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Orr

Against all odds, the life of a 9lb Chihuahua-mix dog called Anastasia changed dramatically, from living on the streets of LA with a homeless girl, to a Beverly Hills mansion.

No Dogs?

Rebecca Corry | Posted 01.09.2014 | DC
Rebecca Corry

I have been asked this question a lot since the announcement of the PIBBLE march 8 months ago. Dogs are not allowed at the march because, simply put, ...

Ken Foster's Dog Vanished on Christmas Eve. He Just Found Her. Perhaps We Should Kill Her?

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Douglas Anthony Cooper

There are two kinds of people: those who are happy for the dog Maple; and those who would prefer to see her dead. Oddly enough, the latter includes some of the most famous animal rights activists in the world. Maple, you see, is a pit bull.

Pit Bull Attacks Owner, Taking Off Her Limbs

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.13.2013 | Crime

A Connecticut woman remains in critical condition after being maimed in a brutal pit bull attack. Neighbors called police Monday after they saw a ...

'Pit Bulls and Parolees' Moves To Louisiana

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate o...

Rescued Pit Bull Fights Off Hungry Coyotes To Save Cat

Posted 10.14.2013 | Good News

This story is a testament to the power of second chances. A rescued pit bull named Jack has been hailed a hero -- and a true-blue pal -- after he risk...

WATCH: Pit Bull Cares For Orphaned Shih Tzu Puppies

Posted 06.06.2013 | Good News

Six orphaned Shih Tzu puppies from South Carolina have found an unconventional home with a family of Florida pit bulls. According to WFLA, Kimberl...

Man Having Sex With Pit Bull Caught On Cell Video: Report

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.06.2013 | Crime

A man who was reportedly having sex with a pit bull in a Detroit alley Tuesday had unintended company: Students walking by filmed him in the act on th...

Pit Bull Attack Of Girl Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.14.2013 | New York

A pit bull sprinted across a Bronx street and attacked a young girl on Sunday, as shown in horrifying surveillance video, CBS New York reported. T...

WATCH: This Pit Bull Is An Inspiration To Us All

Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

This pit bull, Bandit, is not like any other puppy you've ever met. For one thing, he doesn't seem to understand the limitations of being a tiny pit b...

Love Comedy, Hate Ignorance

Rebecca Corry | Posted 03.31.2013 | Comedy
Rebecca Corry

we as comedians have the responsibility to not perpetuate hate and ignorance towards races, breeds and religions by abusing the special platform we have been given as artists to speak our minds and thoughts.

Dog Kills Woman Right After Adoption

Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

A man was horrified to arrive home Monday and find that his wife had been killed by the family dog, which had been adopted just a week before. Dawn...

Two Men Accused Of Tying Up Teen, Telling Pit Bull To Attack

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 11.07.2012 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- A Wisconsin man who suspected an 18-year-old visiting his home of stealing morphine and gold coins was charged Thursday with tying the te...

Two Men Arrested For Setting Pit Bull On Teen -- Including Victim's Dad

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — A Wisconsin homeowner who accused an 18-year-old man of theft tied the teen's ankles together, hung him upside-down from por...

Horrifying Death For Dog Rescuer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2014 | College

A Georgia college student who devoted "countless hours" to abandoned animals was killed by the dogs she rescued, according to several reports. Rebe...

Christiana Lilly

LOOK: Aspiring Therapy Dog Slater Aims To Prove Officials Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.06.2012 | Miami

Slater is an aspiring therapy dog, and so far he's rocking his program. With Humane K9, Inc. trainer Marni Bellavia, the 2-year-old pup has practic...