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Posts Tagged "pit bulls"

Diggy dodges breed ban, but unjust law still needs to be overturned

Diggy the dog, suspected of being a pit bull terrier in a town with breed-discriminatory legislation, wins his case. But what about other dogs in Michigan?

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California governor signs bill to save dogs seized in fight ring busts

Thanks to recent legislation with bipartisan support, dogs seized from fighting cases in California now have a chance at new lives.

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Viral adoption story highlights absurdity of breed discrimination

Best Friends working with Make Michigan Next coalition on legislation to insure that all dogs in the state are evaluated as individuals, not categories.

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Who should you believe — some reporter or your lying eyes?

Many shelter pit bull terrier identifications are wrong, which can result in grave consequences. Removing labels allows adopters to pick on merits, not stereotypes.

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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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Network partners receive more than $500,000 in grants

With Best Friends working collaboratively with other 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations around the country, we can Save Them All.

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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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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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