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Heroic Pit Bull Dies After Protecting Children From Coral Snake

SUMTER COUNTY, Florida – The Richardson family said goodbye to their hero this week. Their eight-month-old pit bull, Zeus, died while protecting two of the family’s children from a coral snake. The snake bit the dog instead. It happened Monday as the boys were outside the family’s home in Sumter County cleaning the dog’s water dish. More...

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By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

3 Pit Bulls Thwart North Philadelphia Home Invasion

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Police say an attempted home invasion went sideways when the owner of the property and his 3 pit bulls fought back against the alleged robbers. According to authorities a More...

By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Local Animal Photographer Spotlights Amazing Pit Bull Heroes In New Book

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A local photographer known for his viral photos of dogs eating peanut butter is releasing a new book celebrating Pit Bull heroes. Greg Murray’s “Pit Bull Heroes: 49 Dogs with Resilience More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Pitbull Fights Off Shark (Yes, Shark!) To Save Owner in California

BODEGA BAY, California – Want to know why you should adopt a dog this weekend? Because it might one day do what James White’s dog, Darby, did for him. Darby, a pitbull, saved White from a 6-foot, More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Pit Bull Bitten In Face While Protecting Owner From Venomous Snake

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Tennessee — A pit bull killed a copperhead snake that was dangerously close to his owner in Tennessee. Haley McCormack said it’s dark when she gets home from work; so she didn’t see the More...

By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

90-Pound Dog Thwarts Home Intruder, Scares Him Right Into Cop’s Hands

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Bad guys, beware! it’s the Underdog of Fountain Square. On Tuesday, one pooch took it upon herself to save the day when a burglar busted into her owner’s home. The Indianapolis More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Girl, 14, Is Saved From 60ft Cliff Plunge By Staffordshire Bull Terrier

ROYAL SUSSEX COUNTY, United Kingdom – A schoolgirl was saved from a 60ft plunge from a seaside cliff edge after a Staffordshire bull terrier sensed her distress and refused to leave her side until help arrived. The More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Pit Bull Escapes Home, Leads Police Back To Save Owner From Gas Leak

TUCKAHOE, New York – An 11-year-old pit bull is being hailed as a hero by police and her owner after she forced her way out of her home and alerted officers to a natural gas leak inside. Dog owner Serena More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, February 8th, 2019

13-Year-Old Pitbull Badly Hurt During Sheridan Home Invasion

SHERIDAN, Arkansas — A teenage pit bull is recovering after being badly injured while fighting off a burglar at his Sheridan family’s home. The break-in happened Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 6 at David Lindsay’s More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Shelter Dog Hailed Hero For Helping To Save Kittens From Storm Drain

WILMINGTON, Delaware – A dog is being credited with helping to save three kittens from a storm drain in Wilmington, Delaware. Harvey, who has been in long-term sanctuary care at Faithful Friends Animal More...