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Happy Ending for Pitbull Harvard After the Cop Who Rescued Him From a Brutal Attack Gives Him a Loving Home
Offbeat  (tags: Harvard, pit bull, rescued, beaten, adopted, police officer )

- 33 days ago -
He was beaten with a belt, choked and hit in the face with a brick.
Father Charged With Animal Cruelty After Using Bow and Arrow to Kill Pet Pit Bull
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, killed, now, arrow, cruelty, animals )

- 72 days ago -
A father who killed his pit bull with a bow and arrow after the pet bit his seven-year-old son has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
Friendly Stray Pit Bull Who Jumped on School Bus and Then Disappeared Is Rescued (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, lonely, stray, travelling school bus, schoold children, rescued, safe, loved )

- 77 days ago -
A stray Pit Bull who jumped on a school bus for a ride has been rescued off the streets. This past Monday, the white and tan dog followed some high school kids to a bus stop and then followed them on board.
Reunited! Pooch Lost in Hurricane Sandy Is Matched With His Former Owners at Animal Shelter
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, reunited, good news, hurricane sandy, shelter )

- 89 days ago -
A heartbroken pooch who lost his family in the fury of Hurricane Sandy was reunited with them 18 months later in an amazing turn of fate.
Abandoned Pit Bull Learns To Love Again
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, Gideon, rescued, good news, video )

- 130 days ago -
An abandoned dog who's had the courage to love again is teaching us about the power of forgiveness.
Two Teens Arrested for Animal Cruelty Over a Shocking Video Showing a Pit Bull Puppy Being Hurled in the Air
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, cruelty, sick, inhumane, justice, arrested, dogs )

- 153 days ago -
A graphic video showing a boy viciously throwing and punching a puppy has gone viral and led to the arrests of two teenagers.
Give a BIG Shout-Out! to Three Elderly Nuns for Rescuing An Unwanted Senior Pit Bull - Please Sign!
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, rescued, nuns, saves, shout out )

- 163 days ago -
Wanting to save the life of the most unwanted dog, these three angels rescued an aging Pit Bull.
Pit Bull Puppy 'Miss Harper' to Receive Prosthetic Leg After Being Tortured and Having Her Leg and Ears Cut Off
Offbeat  (tags: Pit bull, puppy, miss harper, saved, prosthetic leg, cruelty, offbeat )

- 179 days ago -
A pit bull puppy that was horrifically tortured by having both ears and its right hind leg cut off, is hoping to be given a new lease of life thanks to a prosthetic limb.
Victim Puppy With Ears Cut Off Finds New Home
Offbeat  (tags: Puppy, pit bull, cruelty, sweet baby jones, dogs, rescued, saved, animals, offbeat )

- 209 days ago -
OKLAHOMA CITY - It's a happy ending for a little puppy who was the victim of horrific animal abuse.
School Kids Save Stray Pit Bull From Death
Offbeat  (tags: school kids, mounds elementary school, save, pit bull, chauncy, no discrimination, love, kindness, goodnews )

- 641 days ago -
Ventura County, CA - Sometimes a story comes along to lift your spirit and restore your faith in humanity. It all began back on December 23 when a black and white Pit bull, now known as Chauncy, showed up on the grounds of the Mounds Elementary School.
Best Police Response to 'Vicious Dog' Call Ever
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, rescue story, dogs, police officer, exercised restraint and compassion, response to a stray dog, pit bull, Baltimore, policeman )

- 733 days ago -
Officer Dan Waskiewicz, responded to a call about a dog - thankfully in a manner which was insightful and compassionate.
Hero Pit Bull Drags Unconscious Owner Off Railroad Tracks
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, Lilly, hero, rescues, owner, goodnews )

- 768 days ago -
A Pit bull dog named Lilly is being called a hero after dragging her unconscious owner from the path of an oncoming train. Lilly's owner was unharmed but the 8-year old dog was struck by the train.
Pit Bull Leads Good Samaritan To Stricken Owner In Double Trouble State Park
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, pet, Lilly good samaritan, hero dog, goodnews )

- 787 days ago -
CENTRAL NJ -- Frank Delarosa thought it was strange to see a pit bull running down a sugar sand path near the cranberry bogs at Double Trouble State Park on Friday, her leash dragging behind her.
Brave Pit Bull Saves Woman From Train (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: heroine, lilly, courageous, pit bull, loyal, loving, saviour, train )

- 810 days ago -
Last Wednesday, Christine Spain, the mother of Boston police officer David Lanteigne, fell unconscious on train tracks in Shirley, MA. The engineer of a westward-bound freight train witnessed Lilly, a pit bull, frantically trying to pull the woman off the
Pit Bull Rescues Unconscious Owner From Oncoming Train
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, train, amaizng, rescue, saved, pet, miracle, sacrifice, animals )

- 811 days ago -
This story made me bawl my eyes out. Just warning you that you might so the same. A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley.

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