On October 24, at 1:30 a.m., Darryl Steeen awoke to his pit bull, Diamond, barking. According to Darryl, "She almost never barks, so I knew something was wrong."
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"Fly Sally, Fly," written by Kacy Allen Tedder, is true story of Sally Pit Bull's journey to a new life of freedom and joy. Heart-warming and clever, this book appeals to all animal lovers.
Abandoned and distressed, a little pit mix was found a mere three years ago and picked up by San Jose Animal Control.
She was found starving and alone at a Shell gas station and is now surrounding by loving friends and supporters.
Training a dog is all about reinforcement. What behaviors are you encouraging, and how are you encouraging them? Sometimes you don't even know you're reinforcing a bad behavior, and this is something a keen trainer can help point out to you.
When a toddler near drowned in a neighbor's dam, two dogs, a Staffy (pit bull) and a Rottweiler mix, saved the boy from his death.
Since a big part of this site is to encourage adoptions, we wanted to make sure everyone was aware of the dangers of dog parvovirus.
Parvo is deadly in puppies. It involves vomiting and diarrhea, which has a strong stench, even more so than normal dog feces. At the same time, the dog loses their appetite, since they can't keep any food or water down anyway. Be on the watch for these symptoms.
What constitutes the "dangerous" title for a dog and what should one do to deal with dog after deemed a threat?
Pro Plan Doing More for Pets contest award goes to Jojo, a nine month old Pit Bull. Hit by a car and left to die several month ago, this sweet soul (who also needed therapy after being struck and left to die) now assists people in physical therapy.
Thanks to From The Heart Animal Rescue, Jojo was picked up off road and saved; who in turn, ended up being a national hero. This gentle girl comfort, aids, and works with people undergoing physical therapy at the El Paso Orthopaedic Center.