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Kelli Gibbs’s experience is an object lesson in keeping your options open when adopting a pet. Richmond Animal Care and Control was just down the road from her, so it was her obvious choice for a shelter to visit. But first, from the comfort of home, she visited Petfinder to see who was available for adoption at the shelter. One …

Help pit bull type dogs and hang bully-loving ladies on your wall at the same time! The 2013 Pinups for Pitbulls calendar features 14 months and 16 full photo sets, all in the Norman Rockwell theme celebrating the human-canine bond. Having been a fan of the Pinups for Pitbulls calendar since its inception, I was beyond honored this year when my …

Liza Bean the shy pit bull is working on her independence training A few weeks ago we invited Petfinder rescue group members to nominate their behaviorally-challenged dogs for a chance at a complimentary phone consultation with It’s Me or the Dog star and renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell. Painfully shy pit bull Liza Bean at Marley’s Pit Stop Rescue in …

I love my job, but I won’t deny that by Wednesday I’m starting to drag a little. I like to schedule a good lunch on Wednesdays, or a happy hour with friends to perk up the middle of the week. This week it was the promise of puppies at lunch that got me out the door on time. Last week …

Myths and Facts about Pit Bull dogs

October 11 is National Pit Bull Awareness Day! If you want to adopt, volunteer, or educate about Pit Bulls, read these tips for doing so.

My pets have many quirks, but by far one of the most unusual is my dog’s sleep-barking.  Diamond Shamrock, my bully breed dog, almost never barks when she is awake. On rare occasions, a young foster cat will rile her up enough to get one bark.  When she is asleep, however; she regularly lets out a long series of low …

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Pit Bull Mom: A different approach

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • May 23 , 2013

The other day, my mother was out and about with a friend of hers. They were in my neighborhood for lunch and decided to stop by. Hearing the car pull up, my dogs looked out the window to see who was visiting. Seeing that it was my mom, the whole body wags started! Seeing one of my dogs, however, her …

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Pit Bull mom: Gone to the dogs

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Mar 28 , 2013

At what point do I start to think that my life does totally revolve around dogs? As I work with dogs, obviously dogs are a huge part, but as I was recently looking around my house, I started to notice things that made me realize that dogs play a part in even the smallest details. Let’s start with my home. …

So many people tell me how wonderful and accepting my husband is. I hear over and over again that he is so patient considering the number of foster pets that I bring home. And, I do give him some credit. For the most part, he goes with the flow with limited complaining. But, that being said, he knew what he …