A service dog gave her life for her owner in a heartbreaking episode on a dimly lit Florida dock. The dog, named Precious, was specially trained to detect epileptic seizures in her owner. The six-year-old pit bull lived on a boat with her owner, Robert Lineburger, at the Port LaBelle Marina. Show More Summary
There is no reason why anyone should live in a place where animal control officers can come to your house and seize your dog and euthanize your dog based on the way it looks when it hasn’t done anything wrong. The post Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls appeared first on The Millions.
Police have arrested a man who they say whipped and beat a pit bull and slashed a man who tried to intervene in Staten Island on May 24th. Officers arrested Wilfredo Arroyo, 36, yesterday, and charged him for the incident in Concord, part of which is shown on video released by the NYPD. [ more › ]
This is a video of the Williams F1 racing team tying the Red Bull record for the fastest F1 pit stop, changing all four tires in 1.92 seconds. For reference, it took the guys at Tire City over three hours to change my tires, and one wheel came off on the highway during the ride home. Show More Summary
DHL hands out an award for the fastest pit stop at each F1 race, and Williams is yet to be beaten this year. As well as out-gunning the rest of the field at last weekend's European GP, a Williams tire change equaled Red Bull's record...Show More Summary
Red Bull held their annual Culture Clash event in London earlier today, pitting four international crews against each other. Eskimo Dance, Mixpak, UKG All Stars and Taylor Gang all participated. During their set, the Popcaan-led Mixpak...Show More Summary
The dog, Zili, was emaciated and dehydrated, and later died, police said.
A very sweet and considerate Pit Bull named Redd was very careful to tiptoe down the hallway in a valiant attempt not to wake his feline foster sibling from a much needed nap. Redd the Pit Bull mix is still in Pound Hounds Res-Q but his foster parents can’t seem to figure out why – […]
While volunteering at a Los Angeles animal shelter, I met a brindle, 10-month-old pit bull named Sunny. She was so skinny that even her shadow looked bony, and her tail looked like it had been chopped in half and then stomped on in three places. […]
A Michigan musician, Dan Tillery, was featured in a photo with his new pal, named Diggy, which he had just adopted from Detroit Dog Rescue. The selfie, picturing Tillery’s goofy grin next to the dog’s elated, gaping maw, instantly went viral. Show More Summary
DETROIT (AP) — The owner of four pit bulls that killed a 4-year-old Detroit boy has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Xavier Strickland was walking with his mother in December when they were attacked by the dogs. Police had to shoot them to free the boy’s body. The owner, Geneke Lyons, wasn’t home at the […]
I've met a handful (OK, maybe two handfuls) of guys on Tinder since January 2014. I dated one for an extended period of time -- might’ve loved him. Another had a baby on the way (I was not aware) and a third might very well have been a rapist. Dodged the last two bullets, barely. One guy in particular...
Daniel Ricciardo says he has been assured by Red Bull that its Monaco Grand Prix pit-stop blunder will not happen again, after…
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Big Island police say an officer shot and killed a man and a pit bull. They identified the man as 25-year-old Kalyp Allen Rapoza of Hilo. Police say the officer was responding to a disturbance report Monday afternoon at a Hilo home. Police say the officer encountered a man wielding a […]
It's pretty normal for cats and dogs to be weird around one another. Dogs have a have a habit of chasing cats and there's really no reason for it. For 5-year-old Redd, the situation couldn't be more different. Redd is actually pretty...Show More Summary
Deputies shot and killed a pit bull in Stockton after it fatally mauled a man following a fight between the victim and the dog’s owner. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office received a report at 3:49 p.m. Saturday of a pit bull attacking a man at a home in the 500 block of North Gertrude Avenue....
What horrors will come to pass if this cat wakes up? Redd, a 5-year-old pit bull, is very scared of the feline who also lives in his foster home — so scared, in fact, that he tiptoes everywhere, just to be safe. It would be elegant if...Show More Summary
Bronwen Dickey's new book "Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon" is a thorough analysis of how these highly variable dogs became transformed into dangerous fiends.