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Lawmakers Pass ‘Tommie’s Law’ To Make Animal Cruelty Charge A Felony In Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia – Ten days after a pit bull named Tommie was found tied to a pole and on fire at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward, Virginia’s legislature passed a bill that would stiffen the penalty for animal cruelty. Even though the bill is based off another animal cruelty case, some are dubbing it “Tommie’s Law.” According More...

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By thepitbullpress On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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Pit Bull Puppy Turned Away From Petsmart Play Date Promotion, VB Woman Says

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – A Virginia Beach woman is calling for change after she said her puppy was turned away from an event at a pet store. She said it’s because the pup is a pit bull breed. The More...

By thepitbullpress On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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25 Dogs Rescued From Alleged North Macon Fighting Ring

MACON, Georgia — A Macon man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty last week after a deputy found more than two dozen dogs in his home. According to an incident report from the Bibb Sheriff’s Office, 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 Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Tommie Up And Walking: ‘Not Out The Danger Zone Yet, But A Win For Today’

UPDATE: SADLY TOMMIE PASSED YESTERDAY, 02/15/2019 😕🙁☹️ RICHMOND, Virginia – As donations from around the country come into Richmond Animal Care and Control, Tommie the Pitbull is up and walking. Tommie More...

By thepitbullpress On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Dog Found Tied To Pole, Set On Fire In Richmond Park

RICHMOND, Virginia – A dog that was set on fire at Abner Clay Park on Sunday continues to be treated at the Virginia Veterinary Center on West Cary Street. “Tommie is doing okay he is not out of 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 Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Advocates Celebrate Life Of Sterling The Dog, Brutally Killed In Utica

UTICA, Michigan – On a snowy and cold Sunday night, people gathered at Grant Park in Utica to honor Sterling, not far from where the dog was found stabbed to death late last month. “We didn’t expect 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 Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Prison Animal Programs Are Benefitting Both Inmates And Hard-To-Adopt Dogs

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Hard-to-adopt dogs are starting to symbolize a ray of hope for inmates in Florida who qualify to enter a program that rehabilitates both them for their release back into society, More...