Posts tagged "Pit Bull"

Adopt a Pit Bull

Anna Johnson of Chicago Canine Rescue's second appearance with an adoptable dog on our monthly pet adoption segments. This dog's heart is larger than the state which she lives - SO SWEET!
Talulah appeared with Steve Cochran and me on Wednesday on our monthly pet adoption segment on WGN Radio. Yes, this six to nine month old pit mix needs some training and direction, but her heart is so good – totally delightful! And that’s pretty amazing considering her story. Police were called when neighbors discovered a guy beating his dog.... Read more »

Kids Read to Dogs: Sit, Stay, Read

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The best reading tutors ever may be dogs. Sit, Stay, Read brings specially trained dogs (and their handlers) together with children who need help with reading skills. More than solely supporting effective measurable improvements in their reading, dogs boost confidence. Also, the kids learn about humane education. Kids that are more humane to animals, might be... Read more »

Dog Shot with 90 Pellets Survives and Seeking a Home

Dog Shot with 90 Pellets Survives and Seeking a Home
A pit bull type dog was badly wounded after being hit by up to 90 shotgun pellets. Abby’s Angels, a Greenville, SC animal rescue currently is caring for him. What did this dog do to deserve this? Turns out, nothing. After finding out gentle Warrior was going to be put down if not adopted, Abby’s... Read more »
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Stem Cell Therapy Saved Julia Szabo's Dog, and Saved Her

Stem Cell Therapy Saved Julia Szabo's Dog, and Saved Her
Stem cell therapy saved Julia Szabo’s dog, as she explains on Steve Dale’s Pet World,  on my Black Dog Radio Productions nationally syndicated radio show. Listen HERE.  Szabo is the author of “Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure That Healed My Best Friend Saved My Life.”  Aside from saving her dog Sam – or at least... Read more »

Poured Acid Over Pit Bull: Breed Isn't the Issue People Are

Poured Acid Over Pit Bull: Breed Isn't the Issue People Are
A pet rescue organization says a female pit bull mix in southeastern New Mexico,  is recovering after someone poured acid on her. This story illustrates yet again, how even abused dogs seem to forgive people – even dogs we refer to as pit bulls. In fact, it’s these dogs who may be the most common... Read more »

Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua

Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua
So there’s this dog wandering around Savannah, GA – a dog most people would identify as a pit bull carrying a Chihuahua in it’s mouth. Many might leap to the conclusion that the pit bull-type dog attacked the Chihuahua. And apparently that’s exactly what happened, as some residents made that assumption. Closer inspection from animal... Read more »
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Pit Bull-mix Saves Woman from House Fire

Pit Bull-mix Saves Woman from House Fire
Dog saves a life, alerting the owner, Debbie White in Sacramento, CA who was in a very deep sleep, of a house fire. And guess what, the dog – named Forest – is a pit-bull mix or thought to be. Really who knows what breed or mix Forest is, and does it really matter? Of... Read more »

Pit Bull Is Victim, 'She Deserved So Much More," Guest post by Tracy Ahrens

Pit Bull Is Victim, 'She Deserved So Much More," Guest post by Tracy Ahrens
Guest blog post by Tracy Ahrens, author of “Raising My Furry Children” It’s a Pittie Rescue (Peotone, Ill.) faced great sadness the morning of April 7 as their rescued pit bull, Mama Petunia, died suddenly while in veterinary care. “The rescue is in shock, I am in shock,” said It’s a Pittie volunteer, Kathy DeMase... Read more »

A Pit Bull Is Simply a Dog

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A Pit Bull (or dog merely defined as a Pit Bull) is merely another dog….and what you see here is what dogs do, even dogs defined by Pit Bulls – if given the change. Dogs are all about love. Dogs are about forgiveness, sometimes in a way which mere humans are not.
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Pit Bulls, Are they Good Dogs, Really?

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Pit Bulls are indeed misunderstood. Ken Foster is the author of  ”I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet.” Sadly, because of these ‘misunderstandings’ thousands of Pit Bull-looking dogs are needlessly euthanized annually. For starters, what is a Pit Bull? Because a dog resembles a certain ‘type’ many might describe as... Read more »