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Abandoned Pit Bull Gets Touching Rescue (Video)

We found ourselves in need of a tissue or two after watching this one. This rescue, captured by animal rescue organization Hope for Paws, got us a little choked up at our desks. According to Viral …

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11 Signs You Speak ‘Woof’

When I'm asked what languages I speak, I often want to answer "Woof." After all, I spend a great deal of time communicating with my own dogs, helping improve the lives of dogs I don't know, and unders…

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Breed-Specific Legislation Now Illegal in Massachusetts

By Keith Bowers for Dogster Magazine Finally, some good news on breed-specific legislation -- namely, Massachusetts has banned it. That’s right, banned it. It’s the first sensible thing we’ve heard…

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Dog Destroyed for Looking Like a Pit Bull

On July 10, 2012, in Belfast, Ireland, an innocent dog, who had never displayed any signs of aggression, was destroyed for looking like a Pit Bull, a breed not allowed in Britain. (Lennox was, actuall…

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RIP Lennox: Another Victim of Breed-Specific Legislation

Editor's Note: The name on the lips of outraged dog lovers everywhere this week is Lennox -- the dog who was killed by the Belfast City Council in Northern Ireland yesterday for resembling a Pit Bull,…

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