National Pit Bull Awareness Day

National Pit Bull Awareness Day

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL PIT BULL AWARENESS DAY!

October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month and October 22 was National Pit Bull Awareness Day!   Jodi Preis started this special day in 2007 through her work at Tennessee non-profit Bless the Bullys, a pit bull awareness and education group.  Jodi’s life was changed by one very special pit bull rescue dog, Tiffin, who inspired her to become a life long advocate.…

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Adopt A Dog Month

October is Adopt-A-Dog Month

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Big Sil is a Shelter Dog and Celebrates Adopt-A-Dog Month

Big Sil was actually born in October and he is a big fan of Adopt-A-Dog Month.  Big Sil was adopted when he was 9 months old and is now dedicated to raising awareness for humans to make the choice and rescue other dogs in need!  …

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American Hero Dog Winner

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A Brave Hero Dog:  Hooch The French Mastiff

Being a “rescue” himself, Big Sil loves a great rescue story.  Hooch, The French Mastiff was announced as the 2016 American Hero Dog winner at the sixth annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards® gala in Beverly Hills.   Hooch was rescued by Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue in Bakersfield, CA.…

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Hero Dog Awards Voting Is On!

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The American Humane Association’s Hero Dog finalists are out for voting.

The top 8 hero dogs have been announced. Last year pit bull Hudson made it to the finals as top therapy dog. Hudson’s story is an inspiring hero dog story about overcoming tragedy and abuse and giving back love. In 2012 at three weeks old, Hudson was found nailed to railroad tracks in Albany, NY.…

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Famous Pit Bulls: Little Rascal’s Petey

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Pit bulls once considered “America’s dog”, were quite famous.

They were in fact, one of the most popular dogs in the 1920’s and 30’s.  One of the most famous pit bulls was Petey from the Our Gang/Little Rascals TV series. Two different pit bulls were the main stars.  Pal the Wonder Dog was the first.  …

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