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The Gavel Comes Down on "Dog Laundering"

THE GAVEL COMES DOWN ON "DOG LAUNDERING"

The Indiana Court of Appeals has just held that an animal shelter can be held liable for injuries caused by "dog laundering" - concealing...

DOGS IN RESTAURANTS

State and local law determine whether dogs are allowed to be in restaurants, exactly which parts of the restaurants they can be in,...

 
 
 

WHAT DO YOU TELL A MOM WHO IS AFRAID?

Her son was brutally mauled. Months after the attack, the boy's face is heavily scarred. Kids taunt him and neighbors make antagonizing...

A $1,000 FINE AFTER HIS PIT BULLS KILL A MAN?

Even though the criminal charge is second degree manslaughter, the pit bull owner in the Alan Bruce case might just get a fine of "up...

 
 
 
Prevent a Dog Attack from Becoming a Legal Attack

PREVENT A DOG ATTACK FROM BECOMING A LEGAL ATTACK

"Mr. Phillips, I am a hiker. Dogs have tried to attack me. So far, I have not been hurt. But I need advice: what can I do to protect...

My First Pit Bull Case

MY FIRST PIT BULL CASE

I got my first pit bull case in 1991. The victim, whose named was Alicia, was a tenant; the dog owner was her landlord. Alicia was...

 
 
 
Do Not Sign Dog Adoption Contracts!

DO NOT SIGN DOG ADOPTION CONTRACTS!

Today I heard from a mom whose daughter was severely mauled by a shelter dog an hour after the mom signed the adoption contract which...

PIT BULL POEM

The Pit Bull Poem By Dee Faye My name is Pitbull and I'm a doggie sweet, I can't understand why you cross the street Or how you panic...

 
 
 

DO NOT REPEAL DENVER'S PIT BULL BAN!

Efforts to Repeal Denver's Pit Bull Ban in February 2020 On February 10, 2020, the Denver City Council shall consider whether to adopt...

2019 STATISTICS - PIT BULLS LEAD THE PACK IN VIOLENCE

The year 2019 saw the worsening of disturbing trends in pitbull violence which began several years ago, further condemning this type...

 
 
 

A DOG ATTACK ON A CHILD IS A 3-HEADED MONSTER

In 2019, dogs killed more people than 2018. Almost every year, dogs kill more people than the year before. The leader in these statistics...

AMERICAN BULLY IS NOTHING BUT A PIT BULL

A group of American bully owners in Georgia is promoting the idea that their dogs should be given a second chance, along with all other...

 
 
 

"DO NOT ADOPT A PIT BULL" - KENNETH M. PHILLIPS' CAMPAIGN

"Do Not Adopt a Pit Bull" is a campaign by Attorney Kenneth M. Phillips, the author of Dog Bite Law which began in January 2018 and...

COURTS AND THE MEDIA MISUNDERSTAND DOG BITE LAW

Dog bite news can be hard to follow because it can be so disappointing and so inaccurate. Disappointing: in Pennsylvania, a state appeals...

 
 
 

S. CAROLINA'S SOLUTION TO THE PIT BULL PROBLEM

In the past 10 years, the South Carolina Department Of Health and Environmental Control recorded 74,433 incidents in which people were...

BAD DOGS? THE POST OFFICE BITES BACK

The whole neighborhood might suffer when a dog bites a letter carrier.

 
 
 
A Mom Indicted - the Fatal Mauling of Isaiah Geiling, 2

A MOM INDICTED - THE FATAL MAULING OF ISAIAH GEILING, 2

"Obviously the dog attacked him before," said the grandmother of Isaiah Geiling, 2, after he was killed by a pit bull owned by his...

THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT PIT BULLS IS WORSE THAN EVER

The latest survey about dog breeds was published today, and the news about pit bulls is worse than ever. (See Merritt Clifton, Breed...

 
 
 

"BITE AND RUN" SHOULD BE A CRIME

Police are looking for the owner of a dog that bit two young boys who were playing in a park, sending both to the hospital with significant...

SHELTER, RESCUE, FOSTER: THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL?

Phyllis M. Daugherty's recent article about shelter dogs asks the question, "do California animal shelters and rescues have a right...

 
 
 



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From Homeless Pup To Professional Police Dog!

From Homeless Pup To Professional Police Dog!

Maggie has a special journey that sets her apart from her other canine colleagues. While many police dogs are born and raised to work in the force, Maggie's road to becoming a... Read more ...

Green Puppy Named Pistachio Brings Luck To His Family

Green Puppy Named Pistachio Brings Luck To His Family

Some people see green as a sickly color, but others recognize it as a sign of luck. For a newborn puppy named Pistachio, green is as lucky as can be! Why? Because he was born... Read more ...

This Adorable Photoshoot Of Gramps And Granny Dogs Will Make You Giggle

This Adorable Photoshoot Of Gramps And Granny Dogs Will Make You Giggle

It's a heartbreaking fact, but it's true that senior dogs have a harder time finding homes once they enter shelters. And it's through no fault of their own. Most people have... Read more ...

Puppy Decides To Be A Pumpkin For Halloween Without His Parent's Permission

Puppy Decides To Be A Pumpkin For Halloween Without His Parent's Permission

Luke the Australian Shepherd puppy has the same attitude as just about every human child: if he's not allowed to do something, that makes it more fun! Ever since he came to his... Read more ...

Kristen Bell Says Sad Goodbye To Her Senior Dog, Barbara

Kristen Bell Says Sad Goodbye To Her Senior Dog, Barbara

Adopting a senior fur baby is such a rewarding and love-filled experience. We know our time together might be cut short, but we also learn that the love we share will bond us... Read more ...

21 Dramatic Dogs Caught Practicing Their Theatrics

21 Dramatic Dogs Caught Practicing Their Theatrics

Who's a dramatic doggie? Every doggie, that's who! And what can bring out the theatrics in our hounds? Just about everything! Pups will pout for food, over bath time, or... Read more ...

Peep-A-Boo, Leaves, on a Flashback Friday!

Peep-A-Boo, Leaves, on a Flashback Friday!

Flashback ~ Bandit ~ Autumn 2017 Our Bandit is the silly dog of our pack! Always one to dig out fun, whether it is a pile of leaves or a pile of snow! She is always down for a... Read more ...

Dog Abused In Viral Video Rescued By Houston SPCA

Dog Abused In Viral Video Rescued By Houston SPCA

Just days ago, a puppy named Max was in the spotlight as a horrific video went viral. In the video, Max can be seen getting kicked and punched while an onlooker films and... Read more ...

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

When I have to fart I ALWAYS run and sit on mamas pillow before letting it rip! Sharing is caring after all! Sorry not sorry! Sincerely, Winston the Shih Tzu Read more ...

Miranda Lambert's Rescue Dog With Difficult Past Dies At 13

Miranda Lambert's Rescue Dog With Difficult Past Dies At 13

Country singer Miranda Lambert is always surrounded by dogs. She's passionate about encouraging others to adopt, and she uses her fame to help dogs in need. Of course, she... Read more ...