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Save Pit Bulls From Being Euthanized

Animals  (tags: abuse, dogs, suffering, animalcruelty, death, protection )

- 1650 days ago -
Animal Control has petitioned a judge to euthanize 10 pit bull/pit mixes after being rescued from a dog fighting ring. They could be sent to Best Friends or Bad Rap for rehabilitation instead of killing them. Please sign and share!

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Karen Gee (97)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 10:59 am
Signed & Noted TY Terrie

Elena J (191)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:01 am

Pat B (356)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:03 am
Absolutely.!!! Signed.!! Thanks, Terrie for this.

Karen Chestney (112)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:13 am

Gloria p (304)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:14 am
Signed for precious dogs.

Vivian B (169)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:15 am
So, so signed, so fast!! These dogs can CERTAINLY be rehabilitated and adopted out. They may take some work, probably a lot, but they should not be a wholesale killing! They CAN be helped!
And the people that were fighting them need to be put away for life!! There has to be a way to keep these types behind bars until they learn to respect life, in all forms and species!!
Thanks and I hope they get a reprieve from this horrible death after being mistreated all their lives!

divergent revolution (309)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:15 am
signed, my best friend has a wonderful pit bull
I told him about the bsl, we thought it meant Bull sh*t law
instead breed specific legislation
Thanks Terrie

Malgorzata Zmuda (200)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:16 am
petycja podpisana

Patricia Cannell (825)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:18 am
signed and noted!

Frances Darcy (133)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:36 am

Lona G (80)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:40 am
If they can be rehabilitated and someone is willing to do the job, these pit bulls deserve another chance in life.

Lisa N (207)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:46 am
Two more & shared on FB, thanks Terrie.

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:47 am
Thank you all dear peeps for all your help. Yes, they CAN be rehabilitated...Bad Rap and Best Friends both proved it with Michael Vick's dogs. Fighters can be rehabbed AND placed in loving homes for the rest of their lives. They do NOT have to be auto-killed just because they were fought!!!!!! were right the first time, it is BULLSH*T Law but yes, it means Breed Specific Legislation. :)

FulviaAway M (314)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:49 am
I hope we'll save them! Signed, noted and shared, thank you GTerrie!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:52 am
Signed and noted.

Emma S (239)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:58 am
Done! Thanks, Terrie.

kate K (481)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:58 am
Noted and signed thank you Terry

Arielle S (313)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:59 am
Signed - some laws are too silly to be obeyed

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:00 pm
Noted and signed. TY Terrie

Ena S (244)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:01 pm
Signed and sharing far and wide ... thank you for posting Terrie.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:04 pm
Signed and shared on FB. Thanks Terrie and Fulvia for the forward.

Van voorst coll C (325)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:11 pm
Signed two times, me and my husband and will share in Group!Thank you dearest Terrie and Fulvia for forwarding!

Lynn S (235)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:13 pm
Signed for the "pitties"!

Pamylle G (461)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:15 pm
Signed !

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:18 pm

Don't take their live's away, they deserve a chance to live a happy healthy life in a loving home!

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:25 pm
Thanks so much, Chantal :)

Cher C (1429)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:26 pm

Thnx hun!


Christeen A (371)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:26 pm

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:40 pm

Winnie A (179)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:40 pm

Constance F (418)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:47 pm
yes, thank you ~ Your signature has been recorded.

pam w (139)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:51 pm
Done...with hope.

Laetitia schartner (171)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:56 pm
signed, noted

Shelli S (374)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 12:59 pm
Signed & noted-Thanks

Annemie O (153)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:07 pm
N & S

Caroline S (78)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:09 pm
Signed, of course!!!

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:29 pm
Signed and noted.

Mike M (40)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:42 pm

Leszek P (166)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:50 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing.

Barbara K (60)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:04 pm
S & N, thanks, my friend. I hope this works and they don't kill the Pit Bulls.

Inge B (202)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:12 pm


Rhonda W (376)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:38 pm
sign and noted

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:50 pm
Noted! Your signature has been recorded.

Antonella C (83)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:55 pm
I signed then my mother and my sister signed, too

Julie P (54)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:59 pm
Signed and shared. Thank you for posting, Terrie.

Ann Welton (230)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 3:02 pm
Noted, signed and shared on facebook. Thank you Terrie for posting.

Yvonne White (229)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 3:25 pm
Your signature has been recorded. Please spread the word.

. (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 3:25 pm
Signed and Noted.

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 3:32 pm
Thank you, Terrie and Rhonda for forwarding.
Done !

Athena F (131)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:10 pm
noted and signed, thanks for the forward!

Gail Ring (89)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:23 pm

Gysele van Santen (213)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:26 pm
signed, thnx.

Kathryn R (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:47 pm
Signed and passed along, Terrie. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to do so.

MARINA M (125)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 5:09 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 6:00 pm
S+S with hope-thx Terrie

Carla van der Meer (648)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 6:58 pm

Animae C (514)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:03 pm
Your signature has been recorded.

Ellen G (325)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:21 pm
2 sigs

Bridget Robertson (106)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 8:05 pm
Noted and signed

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:22 pm
Noted and signed, thanks

P A (117)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:30 pm
Signed - thanks so much for letting me know about this Terrie!

Wendy F (62)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:43 pm

Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:06 am
Noted and signed

Edwin M (346)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:29 am
Signed, thank you

. (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:36 am
Notée, signée, partagée

Terrie Williams (798)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:44 am
Thank you all so much for all your signatures and shares. It means the world to me! And, of course, to the Pitters too! :)

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:02 am

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:21 am

. (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:42 am
Signed and shared on FB- thank so much to Terrie and Fulvia for the FW

Danuta W (1250)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:43 am

Waltraud U (85)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:51 am
done ty

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 7:11 am
Thanks Terrie for posting this great petition!!!!!!! Poor dogs!

Krish Away (43)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 7:48 am
Your signature has been recorded

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 8:56 am
Signed .
TY very much for posting!!
others were signed also.. Petitions

Susan H (106)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 10:19 am
TY for sharing. Signed/tweeted /facebook

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 12:24 pm
Read and signed. Thank you, Terrie.

What in HELL is wrong here??? Was nothing learned from the horrors which Michael Vick and his cronies created? And most importantly here, what about all the dedicated people who donated thousands of selfless hours to rehabilitate Vick's cruelty? You have Bad Rap, Best Friends, and I'm sure many others who will gladly take on this new task.
Whoever proposed to have these animals destroyed is either lazy, incompetent, heartless, or ignorant. But more than likely, all of these.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 12:31 pm
Your signature has been recorded. Please spread the word:

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 12:34 pm
Signed & noted, Thank you

Cinzia Palamara (24)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 12:46 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you , Terrie.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 1:03 pm
Noted and signed , thanks !

Ilona V (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 2:55 pm
Thanks Terrie. Signed & noted.

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:08 pm
S&N, Thanks

Michael Carney (217)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:31 pm
Noted, and gladly signed!!!

Helga Kordjukova (161)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 5:06 pm
Thanks .Signed.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 5:33 pm
signed & shared thanks Waltraud for the forward.

Allen O (198)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 6:47 pm

Sherri Martin (78)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 6:52 pm
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook.......Thanks Terrie

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 7:35 pm
signed earlier..
I hope the bastards who did this to those pitties rot in their own hells in a jail cell.
I doubt it though...they have idiot King to back them up
Save the BABIES!!

Kathleen R (192)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 8:26 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you to Terrie and to Ed for sharing. Gerald M I was going to mention Vicks dogs and how they were rehabilitated. But you said it much better than I could have. Thank you.

benson gitonga (100)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:16 pm

Leslene Dunn (84)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:35 pm
Noted and signed - I wonder when humans will come to realise that it is our duty to save and protect animals, not kill them! I am waiting eagerly for the day we stand before God to answer for what we have done to them on earth! These poor innocent dogs - the bastard monstrous sobs who put them into fights in the first place should be impaled on poles for the world to see and take note of.

. (7)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:46 pm
Noted and signed, thank you.

Kathryn Barto (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 10:26 pm
Signed! Poor loves.

Elisa F (235)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 10:32 pm
N&S. Thank you, Terri.

Helga Kordjukova (161)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 1:37 am
Signed.That's what the people such, just that not-kill! What is the fault of the dog, in that they dogs?!

Victoria Oakey (124)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:40 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.

ERIKA S (87)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 2:53 am
signed + noted

Richard T (23)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 3:42 am
I'm sorry, but I can't sign this petition because the modern 'pit bull' terrier has become a far cry from the 'bull terrier' of yore. The breeding process has produced a proven anti-social beast often involved in serious attacks on humans (especially children) and other peoples pets, This breed should be limited to 'ranch' or 'farm' environments only, and never allowed in a densely populated area, even if well kept and loved by their owners. Common sense should trump emotionalism here.

John Holton (344)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 4:08 am
S and N

Connie Palladini (102)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:23 am

Sheryl G (360)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:26 am
Your signature has been recorded

aj E (164)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:46 am

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:55 am
signed and noted thanks

lee e (114)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:00 am
signed and noted - what a tragedy!

Sara Williams (8)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:07 am
Two more signatures. Thanks!

Terrie Williams (798)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:29 am
I respect your right to your opinion, Richard and I do not hold it against you for not signing the petition. We are friends and always will be!

I have Pit Bulls and neither one of them is human/animal aggressive. I have had those that are animal aggressive and it was managed and was never allowed to be fulfilled. ALL of my dogs have been obedience trained. That said, I will say this yet again.....

Pit Bulls are NOT for everyone.

Anyone who has had the privilege of being owned by one or more of these dogs understands fully what that statement means.

What needs to be eradicated, Richard, is NOT the breed itself, it IS the BACKYARD BREEDERS, PUPPY MILLS and DOG FIGHTING BREEDERS that need to be stopped--utterly. Therein, is the problem of unstable dogs with temperament issues. They care not about genetics or being 'true' to the standards of the breed. The only genetics they care about is the aggression factor so they breed aggressive dogs to aggressive bitches and so on and so forth until they get the 'Ring Champion' they want. THAT is what needs to stop, like last century.

There ARE reputable breeders that DO care about the genetics and the temperament factors. They breed true to standard and produce even-tempered, lovable, loyal, true American Pit Bull Terriers and American Staffordshires (AmStaffs). Even so, a LOT comes down to the OWNER -- Bad owner, bad dog behavior, good owner, excellent dog behavior. It rides on the OWNER, NOT the DOG.

Unfortunately, the DOG ALWAYS PAYS for the OWNERS BEHAVIOR -- always. (OK, Vick's dogs were the exception)

These dogs, and all dogs used in the fight ring, when confiscated, SHOULD have the RIGHT to be evaluated by people who are EXPERTS in the field of temperament, stress factors, abuse, and the dog's ability to overcome accumulated trauma of same. There are very few who are that expert at this so naturally, 99% of this type of dog goes directly into euthanasia because the AC people do not have the experts or cannot get one there or are just too damn lazy and unempathetic to try. (As in, call Best Friends or Bad Rap, et al, who DO have the experts and CAN evaluate these dogs).

Every fighter deserves the chance to live a better life. Not all of them are irredeemable.

Ellen J (62)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 6:15 pm
Signed & noted.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 6:26 pm

Monika S (19)
Friday December 13, 2013, 3:34 am
signed & noted
thank you

Maria S (95)
Friday December 13, 2013, 1:31 pm
Your signature has been recorded. Thanks Terrie!

Linda Moore (240)
Friday December 13, 2013, 2:49 pm
Thanks Terrie, signed, noted, tweeted!

Barb Knight (1688)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:14 pm
Signed yesterday!! TYSM Terri!!

Gina A (1)
Friday December 13, 2013, 8:20 pm
Noted and signed.

Connie Palladini (102)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 12:00 am

Ana Lopes (92)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 3:11 am

Sally Jay (63)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 5:26 am
If anyone needs to be euthanaised it's the people who organise these fights not these INNOCENT dogs, please STOP this

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 12:08 pm

Andrew C (6)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 1:42 pm

Miranda Parkinson (9)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 5:41 am

Lisa Z (168)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:05 am

Antonio Caprari (31)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:01 pm

cynthia l (207)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 6:55 pm
done Stop murdering innocent dogs from breed prejudice NOW

Elena Bonati (35)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 7:47 am
S + N

Rhonda B (99)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 12:50 pm
signed & noted

Esther Z (94)
Sunday December 22, 2013, 8:09 pm
Noted and signed.

Oleg Kobets (91)
Tuesday December 24, 2013, 10:27 am
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