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New Jersey Lawmakers May Consider Giving Animals Attorneys In Court

NEW JERSEY – A bill has been proposed in New Jersey by State Assemblywoman Annette Quijano that would give cats and dogs an advocate in court. “As a pet owner, I think that’s a great idea,” said Sergio Hincapie, a New Jersey pet owner. “I mean, someone has got to represent the weak.” Law students and attorneys could More...

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By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Pit Bull Fights For Its Life After Being Hit With Ax, Shot

JACKSON, Missouri – A pit bull is fighting for its life after it was found critically injured in Mississippi County, Missouri. Rochelle Steffen, Mac’s Mission founder, gave an update on Bert on Tuesday, More...

By thepitbullpress On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Dog Tries To Follow Owner After Being Abandoned At Roadside

GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia – Authorities have jailed a man for abandoning his dog on a Duluth Street. Gwinnett County Police said the act put the dog named Prince, a pitbull, in jeopardy. An alert officer More...

By thepitbullpress On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Malnourished Dog Left With Heartbreaking Note At Delaware Animal Shelter

NEW CASTLE, Delaware – A malnourished dog is receiving some much-needed rest and relaxation at the Delaware Humane Association. The canine was abandoned at the facility this week. The Humane Association More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Rocky River, Ohio Eliminates Breed-Specific Legislation

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Dog owners in Rocky River are applauding the news Thursday that the city recently repealed breed-specific legislation. “I’m very glad because it’s not the dog, it’s the dog More...

By thepitbullpress On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Horrific CCTV Footage Shows Dog Being Abandoned At Side Of Road

TRENTHAM, Staffordshire, UK – The RSPCA has released heartbreaking CCTV footage of a dog being abandoned at the side of the road just before Christmas. The distressed Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been More...

By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Luna The Dog Has Been Reunited With Her Family In Troy, NY

TROY, New York – Just in time for Christmas, an agreement has been reached in the case involving Luna the dog. She will be allowed to go home. A judge agreed to vacate an original plea, which ordered the More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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23 Dogs Rescued From Dogfighting Operation During Drug Bust In Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan – Police saved 23 dogs from the backyard of a home as part of a dogfighting operation bust in Southwest Detroit. The dogs are beaten and bruised, but they’re alive, police said. More...

By thepitbullpress On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Man Convicted Of Nearly 40 Counts Of Dogfighting, Animal Cruelty

RICHMOND, Virginia – A Dinwiddie County man was convicted Monday of 37 counts of animal cruelty and dogfighting involving 26 dogs. Court records show that Eldridge Freeman participated in dogfighting More...

By thepitbullpress On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Burned Pit Bull Named ‘Justice’ Incites Push For Harsher Animal Cruelty Penalties

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – A local woman is on a mission to get harsher penalties for animal cruelty in the state of Indiana. Holly Watt started the petition following the story of Justice; a dog found abandoned More...