February 25th, 2011 by Editor
Editor’s note: It’s so rare that we get good bully-breed news that I just had to share the article below. There is no love like the unconditional love that pets give us. They really are God’s little guardian angels.
From the Peoria Journal Star:
A man [in Spring Bay, Illinois] escaped injury from his burning mobile home after his dog awoke him, fire officials said.
[Fire Chief Dennis Perry] said the home was a total loss…The homeowner, Ralph Cody, told Perry he had fallen asleep with a lit cigarette but that his pit bull woke him up, allowing him to escape, Perry said.
Read this article in its entirety here.
March 15th, 2008 by Editor
From the New Richmond News:
Cisco, a 102-pound, 4-year-old pit bull, was taken outside to relieve himself at about 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, by his owner’s girlfriend.
Martha Sorrells was home alone at the time and knew the dog needed to do his duty.
But when Sorrells stepped on an icy patch in the back yard, she slipped and broke her right foot. Read the rest of this entry »
July 7th, 2007 by Editor
From the New York Daily News:
“A barking pit bull and an alert neighbor scared off a sex predator in Queens after the pervert lured a girl into a backyard by promising to show her worms, police and witnesses said yesterday.
“Mommy! Daddy!” the 7-year-old girl screamed, as she fought off her attacker between two garages about 7:45 p.m. Friday. “Help me!”
Her cries for help startled a dog on the other side of a fence. Bleu, a mixed pit bull, began barking incessantly, which brought his owner, Heather Beckles, to the window.”
Continue reading this article here.
May 14th, 2007 by Editor
From the Journal and Courier Online:
KOKOMO, Ind. – A pit bull named Kadense saved a 70-year-old man from an apartment fire when she started barking, howling and jumping to alert people to the blaze.
Jason McKoon said he saw the dog “flipping out” early Tuesday morning near a door and he knew something wasn’t right. The 19-year-old walked outside to find the whole side of a nearby apartment and shed on fire.
Read the rest of the article here.