Saturday, August 26, 2017

Las Vegas teenager accused of beating his pit bull puppy to death for chewing shoes

A Las Vegas teenager was accused Monday of beating his puppy to death over chewed shoes. The Nye County Sheriff’s Office charged a 17-year-old boy with animal cruelty after they responded to a call at a Pahrump, Nevada home Monday afternoon.

At approximately 12:40 p.m., a police officer arrived to assist an Animal Control officer at the home, reported NBC-affiliate KSNV Thursday.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Eleven pit bulls removed from filthy 1-bedroom apartment in Bayonne, NJ

Nearly a dozen pit bulls were found living in deplorable conditions inside a one-bedroom apartment in Bayonne, and now their owner is facing animal cruelty charges.

The dogs were found over the weekend inside the apartment located on Kennedy Boulevard near 23rd Street.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Dozens rally in support of Charlie, a Lakewood, OH pit bull

A Lakewood woman is one step closer to finding out if her pit bull can lawfully stay in the city.

Since 2008, Lakewood has imposed a city ban on vicious and canary dogs, including dogs that resemble pit bulls.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Owner throws puppy shower at California beach for pregnant pit bull

An expecting pit bull in California had a beachside baby shower that would make any pregnant woman a bit envious.

Jesus Suarez and his family threw his dog, Winter, a baby shower last Saturday at Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach, California.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

More than 61,000 animals adopted across the country on Clear the Shelters Day

A Siberian Husky will trade its cage for a home Monday because its new family is fans of “Game of Thrones.”

Alexandra Fernandez said she chose the dog for her parents because Huskies resemble wolves, specifically fictional direwolves in the hit HBO series.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Springfield, MO city council to vote on pit bull ban in September

A controversial plan to ban new pit bulls in the city limits is headed toward a city council vote. Pit bull owners, meantime, are expressing fear for their animals.

"Any pit bull owner that you know will say the same thing. and that is that they are all babies," laughed Emily Park, who owns a young pit bull named Willow.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Malnourished pit bull confiscated from owner faces long road to recovery

Last week, a neglected pit bull was confiscated from its owner in order to receive immediate medical attention. After being transported to the Pearl River County SPCA, multiple employees at the shelter gave the dog an unfavorable chance of survival.

However, with the help of the Picayune Veterinary Clinic, the pit bull is recovering, but still has a long road before she can make a full recovery.

Finally: Looking at the story behind the story

The dogs that mauled a 4-year-old boy to death last month were starving and unsocialized.

That's according to a report by the City of El Paso Animal Services Center obtained by KFOX14 Investigates.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Two Florida pit bulls fight off copperhead snake to save two young children

Two pit bulls saved two young Florida children from a poisonous copperhead snake, WFLA reports.

Melissa Butt says her two pets leapt into action in her backyard, attacking the serpent inches away from her grandchildren.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Hilda the Miracle Dog was left for dead on the side of a road, covered in maggots

Prepare for another season of second chances at the Villalobos Rescue Center because Animal Planet’s hit series Pit Bulls & Parolees is back for an all-new season filled with happiness and heartbreak!