Canines in the news

Recent Dogfighting Busts and Discoveries

DOG FIGHTING It is important to address exactly what is dog fighting and its role in history since it is referenced frequently when discussing canine related issues. Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education & Awareness speaks openly and honestly about breeds that descend from fighting bloodlines and the potential dangers they […]

Janet Massie of Massie Staffys – Pit Bulls were NEVER “Nanny Dogs”

Monroe breeder and her dog head to national AKC show this weekend Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 4:15 pm – Sherese Gore Among the 32 Staffordshire bull terriers to strut and trot across the stage at the 14th annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship this weekend will be one local pup. Grand Champion […]

7/21/14 – Washington County, WI – Dennis Williams saves his neighbor from 3 attacking pit bulls

Neighbor saves man being attacked by three dogs By Katie Crowther. CREATED Jul 21, 2014 WASHINGTON COUNTY – A man was severely injured in a gruesome dog attack in Washington County.  It was a stranger who jumped in to help save his life. The victim was walking his dog when three Pit […]

7/21/14 – Racine, WI – Police shoot two pit bulls, one dead

Police shoot two dogs, one dead Journal Times staff RACINE – Police shot two dogs and killed one of them after the dogs reportedly charged officers Sunday morning, according to the Racine Police Department. Officers were dispatched to 17th Street and Connolly Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Sunday for a report […]

7/19/14 – Four year old Logan Shepard mauled to death by pit bulls

Boy mauled to death by two pit bulls Tammie Fields, WTSP6:35 a.m. EDT July 20, 2014 4-year-old mauled to death by two pit bulls Riverview, Florida – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case where a young boy died after being attacked by two pit bulls. The sheriff’s […]

This Family Took Photos Of Their Dog’s Last Day On Earth…

Most dog lovers will eventually make this tough decision. This family’s tribute to their beloved pet is beautiful, happy, and sad all rolled into one. “When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you […]

Toddler mauled by pit bull in Commerce City

Dog dies after being caught by animal control Team 9:02 PM, Jul 13, 2014 7:59 AM, Jul 14, 2014 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – A toddler was bitten and seriously injured after he was mauled by a pit bull Sunday evening. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 p.m., in Commerce […]

Hank the #BallparkPup Added to Milwaukee Roster; Set for Travel to Wisconsin on Sunday

Hank the #BallparkPup Added to Milwaukee Roster; Set for Travel to Wisconsin on Sunday Less than one month ago, he was wandering the streets of Phoenix. Now, he’s officially a Milwaukee Brewer. It was announced today that Hank, “The Ballpark Pup,” will make the move north to Milwaukee this Sunday on a Southwest […]

Girl, 7, mauled to death by dogs near Winnipeg

RCMP, animal services investigating after attack by 2 Alaskan malamute dogs CBC News Posted: Mar 17, 2014 7:31 AM CT Last Updated: Mar 17, 2014 5:13 PM CT A seven-year-old girl is dead after being mauled by two dogs belonging to friends of her family near Oakbank, Man. RCMP said the girl […]