Rescuers Find Perfect “Out-Of-The-Box” Home For Beloved Dogfighting Survivor

The dedicated folks at Bark Nation’s Pitness Protection shelter are used to thinking outside the box when it comes to saving dogs. They specialize in rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming Michigan’s most vulnerable and exploited pups: Pit Bull-type dogs that have survived abuse, neglect, and the trauma of dogfighting. Oatmeal (aka Oaty, aka Oats, aka Oats … Read more

RIP Frodo, The Last Surviving Dog Rescued From Michael Vick’s Dogfighting Ring

In 2007, authorities rescued 51 Pit Bulls from a Virginia compound belonging to Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. These dogs endured horrible torture. They were electrocuted, beaten, hanged, drowned, and forced to fight. Sadly, three of the dogs did not survive, but 48 brave Pitties did. These frightened, formerly abused dogs were given love and … Read more