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Kissed by a Pit Challenge Raises Money for Animal Rescue

Did the ice bucket challenge whet your appetite for charitable stunts? If you love dogs, you might just like the Kissed by a Pit Challenge! The snuggliest challenge yet. Dog Park Publishing, a …

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The Real History of Pit Bulls Might Surprise You

Pit bulls have a reputation as brutal fighting dogs that attack without warning, and it is completely unfair. Learn how pit bulls went from being the family dog to being feared. Every time I read a…

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Rescued & Retrained Pit Bull Saves Iraq Veteran’s Life (Video)

"Sergeant Michael Sorensen is still alive. A veteran of the Iraq war, he was blasted by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) four times during his deployments and suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress…

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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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Don’t Blame Craigslist for Abused ‘Puppy Doe’

Just this August, a small dog was in a park in Massachusetts with injuries she would never recover from. The veterinarian who examined the dog that became known as "Puppy Doe" determined that her fata…

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Pit Bull Rescues Owner from Fire

A New York woman narrowly escaped a house fire this weekend, and she says all the credit goes to her pit bull, Cain. On Friday, Long Island resident Jackie Bonasera was drying her hair in an upstai…

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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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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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What It’s Really Like to Live With Pit Bulls

I have Pit Bulls. That means that I have limitations on where I can live, where I can walk my dogs without muzzles, even where I can drive with my Pits, Hudson and Falstaff. (I was stopped in Colorado…

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5 ‘Bully’ Dog Myths Debunked

By Sarah Grace McCandless, Animal Planet Where were you when you heard your first bully breed urban legend? We've all come across at least one: A story about a bully that "just snapped" and attac…

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