Our hearts are breaking: Urgent plea to help sweet ‘Jody’

Our hearts are breaking as photos of Jody are shared on social media. Currently at Memphis Animal Services, the 12-year-old white and gray female terrier remains in the medical section of the shelter who has … Read More

Three men accused of abusing pit bulls for fighting freed without bail

At the Manhattan Criminal Court, three men accused of abusing pit bulls, training them to fight and pushing them into illegal dog fights were free without bail on Friday. The men were ordered to stay … Read More

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushes back to honor Vick at Pro Bowl

In Philadelphia, the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to push back on the controversy to honor Michael Vick at the Pro Bowl.

According to AbcNews, in a news conference on Wednesday, Goodell stated he … Read More

Over 330,000 sign petition to remove Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain

Petitions, demanding the NFL to remove former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick as one of four Legends captains at the 2020 Pro Bowl, have continued to generate hundreds of thousands of signatures. By Sunday morning, … Read More

Reward offered in case of dog found in garbage heap with fighting wounds

In Chattanooga, Tennessee, a terribly injured dog suspected of having suffered traumatic injuries from dog fighting, was discovered in a garbage heap on the side of the road late last week. Sadly, the dog died … Read More

NFL announces Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain despite dogfighting past

On Monday, the NFL announced that Michael Vick will be among the four legends’ captains for the 2020 Pro Bowl. Darrell Green, former Washington cornerback, Bruce Smith and Terrell Davis, running back from the Denver … Read More

Three-month-old puppy recovering after being lit on fire with blowtorch

In Paterson, New Jersey, a three-month-old puppy is recovering after reportedly having been lit on fire with a blowtorch. A witness stated he discovered the tiny pit bull puppy and another dog lit on fire … Read More

Mississippi dog fighter sentenced to nine years in prison

In Adams County, Mississippi, a man was found guilty on Thursday of felony dog fighting. Tommie Queen had been accused of nine counts of dog fighting; a jury found him guilty on three counts.

According … Read More

Congress unanimously passes bill making extreme animal cruelty a felony

In Washington, D.C., the Senate unanimously passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT) on Tuesday. In October, the House of Representatives also unanimously passed the bill which makes extreme acts of animal cruelty … Read More

Sad update on Barnaby who touched the hearts of animal lovers

On Wednesday,  Barnaby was welcomed to Renee’s Rescues in Delaware. A victim of dog fighting, Barnaby suffered from multiple trauma injuries. He was immediately rushed to an emergency veterinary hospital for life saving treatment. The … Read More