Last of the Vicktory Dogs -Shadow died just shy of his 16th birthday

The last of the Vicktory Dogs – Shadow, died last week just shy of his 16th birthday. For the family who adopted him nearly ten years ago, the loss of this special dog has left … Read More

Denver mayor vetoes measure that would have ended pit bull ban

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed a measure that would have ended the long stranding ban on pit bulls. On Friday, Hancock stated he felt pit bulls allowed in the community would pose an increased risk … Read More

Denver City Council to end 30 year pit bull breed ban

For t he last 30 years it has been illegal to own a pit bull breed in the city of Denver. On Monday, the Denver City Council voted 7-4 to allow owners to register their … Read More

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

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

South Carolina law would require pit bull owners to register their dogs

In South Carolina, a bill was introduced last week which would require all pit bull owners to register and microchip their dogs  if they are not sterilized. Owners who did not comply with the neutering … Read More

BLS claims the life of another pit bull

Once again, Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) has claimed the life of another pit bull. According to a recent study, more than 937 cities in the United States have Breed Specific Legislation in place.

Statistically, pit … Read More

Pit bull and his owner still living a nightmare after 3 1/2 years

An ongoing case in Charlottesville, Virginia has pit bull lovers and animal advocates across the nation and around the world up in arms. Toni Stacy and her pit bull Niko have been living a nightmare … Read More

Delta Air Lines banning pit bulls as service dog met with criticism

In Atlanta, Delta Air Lines will no longer allow passengers to fly with “pit bull type” dogs as either service or support animals. The new ruling has been met with severe criticism by organizations that … Read More

‘Pinky’ held at animal shelter for 2 years after spat with cat released

In Des Moines, Iowa, an eight-year-old dog named Pinky, held at an animal shelter for two years after a 2016 spat with a cat and thus labeled “dangerous,” was released on Monday after a long, … Read More