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Consider These Dogs When You Are Adopting, Part I: The Big Four

Back when I was in charge of deciding which dogs our rescue would take, I’d be approached by people with all sorts of dogs who needed help. Some of these were abuse and neglect cases. After a while, I noticed a pattern: certain breeds seemed to be magnets for people who horrifically abused them or […]

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Pit Bull Roundtable: KFC Girl Was a Hoax, But the Issues Are Real

We decided to discuss this issue that has had a lot of people in an uproar this week. First, some background on our participants. You know Moretta and Laura, bajoelmar has written before for P-Mag and is a long-time shelter volunteer, and Peashelle is an animal lover and pit bull owner. We are members of a […]

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The Pittie Problem

Like any family dog, Bowser is a loving, loyal companion. He’s one of those large dogs that thinks he’s a small one. He enjoys sprawling on the couch, regardless of whether it’s currently occupied. He loves toys that squeak, and will frolic like a puppy to the high pitched sounds. He’s also rather lazy. He’ll […]