Elderbull Sasha’s Happy Ending!

By: Florida Keys SPCA The day has come….Sasha has found her forever home! Last August we found Sasha in awful conditions with no shelter. She had a piece of wood stuck in her eye and was covered in dirt. At 10 years old, it was clear that Sasha had a long history of a very […]

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Tank: Changing Minds & Saving Lives!

By: Victoria Hohlfeld Tank and I are on a mission to Change Minds and Save Lives! I volunteer with a wonderful organization in the Milwaukee, WI area called the Brew City Bully Club. Our volunteers work tirelessly advocating for pit bull type dogs, educating the public, providing owner support, spaying/neutering, and rescuing. The Brew City Bully Club […]

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10 Favorite Quotes from this “Rediscover the Pit Bull” TEDx Talk

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Watch the full Talk here. 1. “Because dogs are individuals. Dogs aren’t their breed. Dogs aren’t their past. It’s not ‘how they’re raised.’ Gigi’s proof of that –  she wasn’t raised to be a therapy dog, she was just finally given the opportunity to be who she is, who she’s always been.” 2. “The size […]

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2016 Calendar Photo Contest is OPEN!

We are looking for 13 special StubbyDogs to be featured in our 2016 Calendar! These calendars will be sent all over the country, hung in homes, offices, waiting rooms, gyms, you name it! Everyone will be able to see how amazingly LOVING our StubbyDogs are! It’s free to enter, with an optional $10 donation. Once […]

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A Tribute to the Best G: Gigi

Below is a very special tribute to Gigi (who was on the inside cover of the very first StubbyDog calendar) written by her mom, Kelly Citrin Blankfeld. Gigi was diagnosed with cancer in January and she passed on April 15. Fly high sweet girl. We rescued her from death row six years ago. She had […]

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Rescue Pit Bull Mix Becomes Top Obedience Trial Contender

By: Penny Leigh, AKC Canine Partners Program Manager When Carmen Wille set out on a search to adopt a new dog, her husband gave her just one requirement: No Pit Bulls or Pit Mixes. But the dog that tugged at her heart at the Sacramento County Animal Care shelter was a young brindle Pit Bull […]

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“Loyalty Unleashed: Pit Bulls and the People Who Love Them”

How the unplanned adoption of my pit bull Mickey inspired me to write a book of positive pit bull stories. By: Sue Torres   In the fall of 2009, and quite by accident, I became involved in animal rescue as a volunteer. Soon after, I also became involved in networking shelter dogs online. I must […]

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Teenager Excels at AKC Agility with Her Rescue Dog

By: Penny Leigh, AKC Canine Partners Program Manager JuliAnna Munden is a lifelong dog lover, but training classes and competitions never occurred to her. A bark in her backyard changed all that. One day five years ago, JuliAnna was trying to study but a persistent bark outside her home in Pasco, WA, kept interrupting. “I […]

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Pibbling with Theodore: Interview with Theodore McMillan Loehr

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Where did you come from? I was born in Alabama, and spent my first eight months living in the woods on a chain with more than 100 other pit bulls. We were expected to fight other dogs to make money for our former owners when we grew up, and we only had a barrel or […]

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Why yes, I am a Pit Bull

“Until the day I met this little girl, I had no idea what I was missing.” By: Sayoko Murase   Kirby came into my life when I first delved into animal rescue.  Before that, I didn’t know the first thing about pit bull type dogs.  Maybe I was even somewhat fearful because of all the stories I had […]

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