Survivor of Vick’s Bad Newz Kennel Vicktory Dog Mel has passed away

Vicktory Dog Mel passed away on Wednesday. The elderly Staffordshire terrier lived to 14-years-old, and his family from Best Friends Animal Society had the fortune to have known and loved him for the last 11 … Read More

‘Sunset’ dog who became the face for ‘bait dogs’ passes away

In Fort Meyers, Florida, one special and very gentle dog, who became the face of a movement bringing awareness to the torture of “bait dogs,” has died. Just over four-years ago, Sunset was found abandoned … Read More

One of last dogs saved from Michael Vick’s cruelty dies

One of the last dogs saved from Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring of egregious cruelty has died. The American Staffordshire terrier named Lyla was 15 1/2 years old – a great age to achieve for … Read More

Yulin dog meat festival brutal reminder of China’s crime and cruelty

More than 15,000 dogs and cats are slaughtered in the most inhumane methods for China’s annual Yulin dog festival; a grim reminder of the crime and cruelty still existing in China.

According to Humane Society Read More

Dog fighting video showed small puppy attacked by fighting dog

In Severn, Maryland,  the Anne Arundel County police arrested a man on Tuesday for alleged animal cruelty and dog-fighting activity in. A video showed a training clip of a small puppy being attacked by a … Read More

Dogs with serious injuries from fighting on ‘other side of fence’

In Spaulding County, Georgia, four dogs with horrific injuries appeared to have been involved in dog fighting. Neighbors were shocked to see the animal abuse that had been happening on the “other side of the … Read More

Charlie, the dog found starving in Buffalo garbage tote put to sleep by SPCA

Charlie, the dog found starving and thrown into a Buffalo garbage tote in January was put to sleep on Friday announced the SPCA Serving Erie County. The organization met in a news conference on … Read More

Dead dog discovered in dog food bag after arrest for dog fighting

In Brownsville, Florida a dead dog was discovered in a dog food bag after authorities responded to a complaint about dog fighting on Thursday.  Police received a tip that dog fighting was going on in … Read More

Underdog who escaped dog fighting ring now battling cancer

All the most popular films or stories in literature chronicle the hero’s journey. The underdog, who against all odds, ends up triumphant. Joey, a Pit Bull, rescued from a dog fighting ring is literally the … Read More

Update: Who abused and tortured Stryker?

In Henderson, North Carolina, Stryker was rescued Thursday evening. No one knows who abused and tortured this young dog; his injuries are indicative of having been used as a bait dog.

Stryker was saved by … Read More