Oneil Colley serenades Michigan lawmakers for Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day LANSING, Michigan––In the Michigan state capital, at least, Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day on October 25, 2019 upstaged National Pit Bull Awareness Day, both officially celebrated a day later. National Pit Bull Awareness Day, held annually since 2007 to whitewash the public image […]
Shelters make mega-payouts to pit bull victims: what will change?
Two seven-figure settlements in five days might make “socially responsible sheltering the new norm––if the idea isn’t corrupted LOS ANGELES, California; FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida––Representatives of pit bull attack victims twice in five days in early September 2019 announced apparent record-setting damage awards from animal care and control agencies for alleged negligence in allowing […]
Pit bull victims sue the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society
First shelter to pay out for a fatal dog attack is sued again FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida––Thirty years after becoming the first animal shelter known to have been sued successfully for liability in a fatal dog attack, the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, has been sued again, this time for alleged […]