Pit Bulls

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9 Pit Bulls Rescued From Beaver Co. Home

Nine pit bulls, most malnourished, were rescued from a home in Beaver County.

06/18/2015

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6 Aggressive Pit Bulls Taken From Crime Scene In Wilkins Twp.

Six pit bulls that were chained to trees in the backyard of a Wilkins Township home where a man was shot to death on Monday have disappeared.

06/18/2015

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Man Fatally Shot In Wilkins Twp. House, 5 Kids, Multiple Pit Bulls Home At Time

A 32-year-old man was shot and killed Monday afternoon in a home in Wilkins Township

06/15/2015

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“Patriotic Pups” Brings Veterans And Pit Bulls Together

The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is launching programs to help veterans.

05/25/2015

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Pit Bulls Quarantined After Attacking Brentwood Officer

Two pit bulls are being quarantined after authorities say they attacked a Brentwood police officer, sending him to the hospital with injuries.

05/22/2014

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Dog Recovering After Being Mauled By Pit Bull In Beechview

An 8-year-old Siberian husky named Cinderella is back home in Beechview, recovering after her owner said she was attacked by at least one pit bull while she was on a leash in his front yard.

05/10/2014

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5 Animals Rescued In Dogfighting Raid Being Rehabilitated In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh continues to play a big role in the battle to stop dogfighting rings across the country.

02/01/2014

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Police Investigating After 2 Pit Bulls Found In Dumpster

It was in a dumpster in the city’s Lincoln-Lemington section where a woman said she thought she saw two men dump a body wrapped in what looked like a carpet or a blanket.

10/30/2013

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2 Dog Attacks Investigated In Kittanning

Two separate dog attacks are under investigating in Kittanning, Armstrong County. In one instance, a child was attacked, and in the other, a small dog was killed.

08/07/2013

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Man On Trial For Cruelty To Animals

A local man is on trial for allegedly running a dog-fighting operation.

04/18/2013

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Pit Bull Owners Cited After Dogs Attack Boy

The owners of several dogs in Scott Township were in court Wednesday because one of the animals attacked a little boy last month.

04/17/2013

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Scott Twp. Boy Hospitalized After Being Attacked By Dogs

A 5-year-old Scott Township boy was injured Friday while he and his mother were visiting a friend’s home.

03/22/2013

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Malnourished, Neglected Pit Bulls Rescued From Home

Kathy Hecker with Animal Friends says what she found Tuesday at 213 Sagamore Street is repulsive.

03/19/2013

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Pit Bull Advocates Slam Maryland Court Ruling

The highest state court in Maryland just ruled that pit bulls are so dangerous that the owners of that breed will be automatically responsible for injuries even if there’s no owner negligence involved. So what does that mean for dog owners in Pennsylvania?

05/02/2012

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Lawmakers Working To Strengthen Pa. Laws Against Dog Fighting

There are new details about an alleged dog fighting ring that was broken up by humane agents on Friday night in Wilkinsburg.

02/25/2012

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