— The radio host calls Pit Bulls "a waste of space," and a petition and Twitter campaign are launched.
— Tia Torres and her family work with animals all day, every day. I've learned from them, among many other things, that rescue is a way of life.
— On the day the disabled girl's town planned to start rounding up Pit Bulls, it repealed the controversial ordinance.
— After a national backlash, Moreauville has reversed its controversial breed-specific legislation.
— I took in a Pit Bull foster and found myself facing fears I didn't know I had.
— National Pit Bull Awareness Day is a good time to demonstrate that members of this breed are a lot like humans -- each one is different.
— Quantifiably real or not, the sheer number of stories about Black Dog Syndrome brings attention to shelters, rescues, and the importance of sterilization.
— This onetime cattle dog is black and tan and tough all over, except for where he's just a big softy.
— The group that pairs models with Pit Bulls for its yearly calendar is releasing a book; we talk about rescue, BSL, and gorgeous pictures.
— Rebecca Corry tells us about working with Stand Up for Pits, and how she led the One Million Pibble March in D.C.
— I hope my story will encourage more sufferers of addiction to turn to animals for love and healing.
— If you have your heart set on a particular breed of dog, there are plenty of breed-specific shelters and rescues that will be happy to help.
— State laws as well as national and international studies suggest people are seeing that this "common sense" idea just doesn't work.
— If you want a "wolfish" dog, I say choose a breed that looks like one. What do you think?
— A state representative introduces a bill to override dozens of local ordinances aimed at certain breeds.
— The TV chef talks about her dog and Rachael's Rescue, her group that helps Pit Bulls.
— In a nation where Lennox was killed for looking like a Pit Bull, laws protecting animals from humans go unenforced.
— Details are scarce and misinformation abounds in the family-dog attack that killed the youngster.
— This wasn't an easy or fast transition. My beliefs and fears about Pit Bulls were deeply rooted. But Mayzie changed everything.
— “We can only put it out there so much, but without the public support, the dogs are done with,” says Dahlia Canes.
— After a woman continued to berate me for owning a Pit Bull, I lost it. I just couldn't hold my tongue.
— The news provides ammunition for those seeking to remove BSL in their own cities and towns.
— Authorities have suddenly begun enforcing an old ban on large dogs, raiding homes and sweeping through neighborhoods, terrifying dog owners.
— Some people tout the "ethical breeder" tag to simply sell more dogs -- or to make themselves feel good. There's much more to it than that.
— It's the 14th state to pass a law preventing breed discrimination. Let's hope more follow.
— Even "potentially dangerous" dogs are beset with rules including excessive liability insurance.
— I dedicated the young-adult novel "Rotten" to my childhood dogs, Little Bit and Fluffy.
— I used to think I had to make my Pit Bull a saint to counter the breed's bad publicity.
— We're angry at Vick, sure, but angry enough to change a passive society and a backward justice system? I hope so.
— Vicious dogs? These German Shepherds are anything but, as these photos show.
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