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10+ Things You Never Knew About Pit Bulls

When's the last time you saw a pit bull? How did you react? The average person might shrink back from an encounter with a pit bull, scooping up their kids or crossing to the other side of the street. …

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This Heartwarming Pit Bull Rescue is Truly Beautiful (Video)

Remi the pit bull was scared at first. Watch the hesistant look in her eyes transform into warmth as she is taken home by these persistent pet rescuers. Related Do Pit Bulls Require a Specific O…

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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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Obama Makes Statement Against Breed-Specific Legislation

Last week was an important one for dogs in the White House. Not only did the Obama family welcome Sunny, a 14-month-old  Portuguese Water Dog, but President Obama made a statement against breed-specif…

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National Pit Bull Awareness Day

October 27 is the 6th anniversary of National Pit Bull Awareness Day. The National Pit Bull Awareness Campaign is a nationwide effort to bring positive awareness and attention to the American Pit Bull…

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Pit Bull Puppies Poisoned During Pit Bull Awareness Event

A public event in Pennsylvania aimed at educating about pit bulls and removing the stigma associated with the breed took a turn for the unfortunate last weekend. According to organizers, someone …

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Anatomy of a Pit Bull (Cute Chart)

How's your grasp of pit bull anatomy? Do you know the purpose of their back paws, and could you locate their best scratching spot? Brush up on your knowledge using this cute and compassionate chart! …

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10 Beautiful Pit Bulls Who Need a Home (Photos)

It would be an understatement to say that pit bulls have a bit of a bad reputation. Parts of the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and other countries have enacted breed-specific legislation (…

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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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Dog Gets Death Sentence for Injuring a Cat

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear. I had to blink and read twice when I read the headline on Dogster this morning. C-Jay, a three year …

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