An animal lover was saved by her 1-year-old pit bull, Lilly,
this week. Lilly reacted when Dona Timoney, of Beachwood, New Jersey suffered a
“medical event” while they walked through a state park. The quick-thinking dog
left Timoney still breathing but unconscious and went for help. Once she
encountered another walker, Lilly pulled him back to aid Timoney in a true “pay
it forward moment.”
Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/06/rescued-pit-bull-saves-owners-life/
B-More Dog, a group of dedicated pit bull owners and
advocates, hosted Community Pit Bull Day on Saturday, June 9th at
Herring Run Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Guests to the event received free
health care for their pit bulls and pit bull-mixes.
Read more: http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/news/region/baltimore_city/community-pit-bull-day#ixzz1xLw24gn9
Artist Cammeron Batanides of Wilmington, North Carolina
showed a kinder, gentler side of pit bulls. She wrote, illustrated and
self-published a children’s book about Panda, her 3 1/2 –year-old pit bull, to
introduce her companion to readers. According to Batanides, Panda threatens
only to lick any passersby.
Read more: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20120608/ARTICLES/120609703/-
Sophia Bush, an American actress best known for her role in
TV show One Tree Hill, adopted a
seven-week old blue pit bull puppy named Griffin.
Read more: http://www.globalanimal.org/2012/06/09/sophia-bush-adopts-baby-pit/75763/
Scranton, Pennsylvania welcomed a new run/walk 5k on June 9th.
Luzerne County Pit Bull Owners 5k Race to Rescue was the first large fundraiser
to push towards a grand effort … a true pit bull sanctuary in eastern,
Read more: http://www.examiner.com/article/pit-bulls-the-park-eastern-pa-s-first-ever-5k-race-to-rescue