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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 & Heart” will be released Sept. 3. The book spotlights 49 “underdogs” who beat the odds and became heroes in their families, neighborhoods, More...

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By thepitbullpress On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Hero Pit Bull Injured Protecting Kids from Oncoming Car

MEDFORD, Long Island – The Odietus family of Medford, Long Island hasn’t seen their dog Niko in days, not because they didn’t want to, but because the 11-month-old pit bull is recovering after More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Family Says Pit Bull Helped Save 7-Year-Old’s Life In Vicious Dog Attack

GRAMBLING, Louisiana – With bite marks covering his legs, arm and head, seven-year-old Howard Kirkpatrick, Jr. is fighting for his life. Grambling Police said he was attacked by a pit bull Monday afternoon, More...