pit bull

This Adoptable Bachelor Is Ready To Hand Out His Final Rose

Even if you don’t watch The Bachelor, surely you have heard something about how the show works over the last 18 years. The reality dating competition series selects one “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” to date several people over the next few weeks in order to find their true love. Berrien County Animal Control in Benton Harbor, Michigan cleverly …

Cleveland Officer Adopts Dog Rescued From Abuser

Cleveland police officers arrived at a terrible scene in the summer of 2014. Concerned witnesses reported a man abusing a Pit Bull in the middle of the street. The abuser reportedly hit the dog with a leather belt, struck him on the face and paws with a brick, and choked him. Fortunately, one witness was …

UPDATE: Denver Could Still Overturn Mayor’s Veto That Re-Enforces Pit Bull Ban

Covering the story of Denver’s Pit Bull ban has been quite a rollercoaster. As I wrote just a few weeks ago, Denver’s City Council voted to pass a new code allowing Pit Bulls in the city. Just days later, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed the measure. The veto was the mayor’s first. Mayor Hancock refers …

No One Will Adopt This “Different” Looking Senior Dog

You’d think dogs would be exempt from unfair standards of beauty, but tragically that’s not always the case. Dogs with unconventional appearances or physical disabilities often end up staying longer in shelters. They rarely get the chance to prove their hearts and devotion after quick first-impressions. 10-year-old Pit Bull Wally has now lived at Islip …

The ‘Pit Bull Cocktail’ Recipe For Pittie Lovers [VIDEO]

February 24th is World Bartender Day, and we’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Pit Bull cocktail! Watch the video above to see Mavis, our resident “barktender,” share her recipe for a drink with real bark! Try the Pit Bull cocktail at your next party, and you’ll be howling with delight. The full recipe is …

Woman Spends Valentine’s Week In Kennel With Longterm Resident Pup

The week leading up to Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time to be alone. But any time at all living alone in a small kennel in an animal shelter can be difficult for homeless dogs. Especially when that dog has lived in that kennel for a long time. Tessa, a Pit Bull at Pima Animal …

You Helped Feed A Dog On The Brink Of Starvation

If you didn’t already know, part of each sale on the iHeartDogs.com store is donated to GreaterGood.org, which offers grants for charities and programs like Rescue Bank. Customers like you are the reason heartwarming stories like this one are possible! When Buzz Lightyear came to Amore Pit Bull Rescue in 2014, the poor thing was starving. He was …

Denver City Council Votes To End 30-Year Pit Bull Ban

Pit Bulls are the most discriminated against dog breed by far. They’re banned from air travel, schools, and even entire city limits. For 30 years, Denver, Colorado was one of those unforgiving cities. As of Monday, that is no longer the case. In a 7-4 vote, the Denver City Council passed a new code allowing Pit …

Rescue Pittie Has Daily “Conversations” With Her Mom

Sure, us dog people understand that our dogs don’t speak the same language as we do. But that doesn’t seem to stop us from having conversations with them. Most of my conversations with my dog bring out my high-pitched doggie talking voice, and they’re usually one-sided. A Pit Bull named Maisy is the kind of …

Suicidal Veteran Saved By His Pit Bull, Inspired To Help Thousands Others Find Pups Of Their Own

There’s really no doubt about it at this point: countless examples of service dogs transforming the lives of U.S. veterans demonstrate how valuable these incredible animals are. Having had such an experience with his own service dog, one veteran wanted to help others find the same life-changing support. David Sharpe is a veteran of the …