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10 reasons why Pit Bulls rule, from the perspective of a long-time Pit Bull rescuer.

Last year I started running. I still hate it, yet I continue to run 2-5 times a week. I have a running group that keeps me motivated and makes me stick to my routine.  It’s nice to know that even when it’s 25 degrees and all I want to do is hide under a blanket, my running friends will be …

Stacy Wolf, Director New York State Government Affairs and Public Policy, ASPCA STATE LAW – Beware of Breed Bans The evening news and daily papers have a voracious appetite for the high drama of dog attacks. Inevitably, media attention raises concerns for public safety—concerns that sometimes lead municipalities to propose measures that would ban or restrict ownership of certain breeds—most …

Bulletproof Sam is a dog, just like other Pit Bulls. This may be the most misunderstood breed, but dogs like Sam are working to show the public that Pit Bulls are just dogs, they are not monsters. Sam has had a hard life. He was part of a fighting operation that left him with permanent physical scarring. Despite how tough …

Animal Planet’s hit show ‘Pit Bulls and Parolees’ has seen enormous success since it first aired. I personally absolutely love the show, and don’t mind staying in on wintery Saturday nights to catch the new episodes. Villalobos Rescue Center is the pit bull rescue behind the show.  They mainly hire parolees as their employees to care for the 200 or …

Pit Bulls are great, but you need to ask some questions before adopting to ensure a happy home.

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Fostering is a fifth way to help pets

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Dec 17 , 2013

Want to make a big impact? Consider fostering. Regular guest blogger, Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, our “Pit Bull Parent” shares why she loves fostering. If you decide to foster, don’t forget to pledge to help pets for a chance to win! Fostering. I love it. There is nothing that I do in sheltering that I find more rewarding. Though the blog …

Sarah and Mocha, who inspired her to start Rescue Chocolate. What’s even sweeter than chocolate? Chocolate that helps homeless pets. That’s the idea behind Rescue Chocolate. Founder Sarah Gross donates a 100% of the profits from her hand-crafted vegan treats — which have names like Peanut Butter Pit Bull and Foster-iffic Peppermint — to pet adoption groups. At the end …

Read how Ranger’s mom Emily describes the lovable Pit Bull. The Pit Bull sat quietly next to the block wall of his kennel, watching as Emily Richardson and her boyfriend visited with dogs at Redlands (CA) Animal Shelter they had seen on Petfinder.com. It was about a month after Emily’s 15-year-old dog had died, and they were looking for a …

Read Ciara’s story in her adoptive mom Jennifer’s own words. Jennifer Guydos of Brookhaven, PA, was a regular on Petfinder. She browsed through listings, looking for a photo of a dog with whom she would feel an instant connection. And one day, it happened — when she saw the picture of a Pit Bull named Echo. That weekend, she went …