Pit Bulls by the Numbers - A look at the facts surrounding faulty pit bull ‘statistics’ What do you do when you read a news story that claims pit bulls make up only 5 percent of the dog population but account for a third or even half of the dog bite related fatalities? Where did these numbers come from, and are they accurate? Here, we examine the truth behind these commonly quoted studies and what the other side is leaving out.
Adopted Rescue Dogs of the Week – Part II - We love our Rescue Dog of the Week program as it gives these wonderful dogs at better chance of being seen and ultimately adopted into loving homes. Here are our adopted dogs from 2011. Join us in congratulating these dogs and their new families! See Part I here. Here are the rest from 2011.
Juliet - Meet Juliet! An American pit bull mix, D.O.B 9/01/08 – Juliet is a spayed female, current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, crate-trained, house-broken, and even knows how to use the doggy door! If you are looking for a running partner, look no further!
Curtis Brinkley - This one year old dude is a love bug who adores attention and sleeping by your feet. He is kennel and house trained, does well with dogs his size, is learning basic obedience and is now ready to search for his forever home.
“10 Tips for Attending a City Council Meeting or Public Hearing Where Discriminatory Dog Laws are Being Discussed” (1) Stay for the entire meeting. I recently attended a public hearing in Middletown, New York, where a new dog ordinance was first on the agenda for discussion. After the dog discussion ended, the dozens of advocates in attendance left the hearing; I was one of two people who stayed put. Several of the council members voiced disgust over this. One said, “These dog