Category Archives: Pit Bulls

Pocket’s Life is the Gift Beyond Money

I remember when I saw Pocket’s photo on a mailing that went around from the shelter to local rescues asking if someone could take the tiny being.  All of about 5 pounds and unknown medical conditions swirling about her, my … Continue reading

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Raisin Junkie

I have to say that raisins might be the most expensive commodity in my home this past couple of months. The problem is that I haven’t had the pleasure of consuming them for the $600 I’ve spent. A number of … Continue reading

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Pocket Pit

Legitimate breeders do not dump their liabilities in the shelter. So infer what you will about the couple who dumped little Miss Pocket at the shelter, but kept the rest of their litter at home, advertising them on Craigslist even … Continue reading

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Journey to Rescue – Looking to the Future (4 of 4)

They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but don’t tell Nico that.  Nico is 6 years old and, by shelter standards, is already considered a senior.  However, he is constantly learning new things these days.   As … Continue reading

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Journey to Rescue – the trip to Indiana (3 of 4)

If you’re anything like me, you may have been aware that something called Rescue Transport Networks existed but that’s about it. I’ve always pictured some furtive Underground Railroad sort of set up where folks in black skull caps and dark … Continue reading

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Journey to Rescue – The Stay in San Diego (2 of 4)

Nico looked at me with those languid bicolored eyes that held no fear or malice or even a sense of having been wronged. The smile that was on his face as he left the shelter last week now shone through … Continue reading

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Journey to Rescue (1 of 4)

I wish that I could say that Nico is special; that his story is unique.  Unfortunately he represents hundreds of thousands of dogs languishing in shelters every day – alone, scared, waiting, wanting to die but longing for a life … Continue reading

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