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Posts Tagged "pit-bull terrier type dogs"

Julie Castle at TEDxSaltLakeCity: Monumental change through building bridges

Julie Castle’s TEDxSaltLakeCity Talk discusses how the Vicktory dogs have helped change policies and public perceptions surrounding pit bull terrier-type dogs.

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Holiday hysteria hits again

Don’t perpetrate Internet hoaxes. It’s important to check the facts before sharing inaccurate animal welfare posts online.

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Strut your pit bull … er, mutt!

Strut Your Mutt in New York City raises more than $281,000 and showcases many friendly pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, helping overcome their undeserved stereotypes.

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Best Friends staff members get involved locally to Save them All

The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.

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The continuing upside of the Michael Vick dogfighting bust

Vicktory dogs serve as models for lifesaving Delaware law that now ensures dogs seized from dogfighting ring busts to be individually evaluated.

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South Dakota, that howling you hear is the sound of independence

It’s time to celebrate South Dakota Pit Bull Independence Day, as Senate Bill 75 bans breed discrimination.

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Pit bull terrier initiatives progress

We are making progress to educate the public about the plight of pit bull terriers and change stereotypes about them.

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How are we doing?

As a mission-driven organization, tracking our progress with detailed metrics serves to keep us on track and make us accountable to donors.

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A matter of fairness and justice

New ordinance proposed in Orange County, California, would mandate dogs seized from dogfighting busts be killed.

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Georgia, until we meet again

We have heavy hearts as we share news of Vicktory dog Georgia’s passing, but cherish our memories of her.

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