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Investigators Suspect Dog Fighting In Case Of Pit Bulls Dumped In Washtenaw County

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is asking for tips in the cases of several injured dogs found dumped in Washtenaw County of the past few days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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Dog Owners Urge Michigan Lawmakers To End Breed Specific Legislation

“Good owners with good dogs shouldn’t be discriminated against solely on what their dog looks like.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

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Metro Detroit Mailman Helps Rescue Pit Bulls From Fire

“I was a bit afraid at first,” he said. “They kind of drill into our heads in the mail academy that a dog is a mailman’s enemy.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig, left, speaks to reporters amid a drug raid. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

3 Pit Bulls Killed, Drugs Seized, Arrests Made In Detroit Police Raid

Thursday’s raid dubbed “Cherry Blossom” targeted known drug locations in a one-square-mile area near Wyoming and 8 Mile Road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014


Pit Bull Bites Off Part Of Man’s Tongue

A Rochester man had a substantial part of his tongue bitten off by a dog that he was attempting to befriend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

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Pit Bull Spay/Neuter Mandatory In Local Community

Pit-bull owners in Ypsilanti Township who don’t have their dogs spayed or neutered could face jail time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

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Detroit Rapper Young Calicoe Charged In Dog, Rooster Fighting Operation

A Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

Alligator seized from a Waterford home. (Courtesy: Waterford Police Department)

Waterford Man Ticketed For Having Marijuana, Pit Bulls, Alligator

A 28-year-old Waterford man was ticketed earlier this week for participating in an array of illegal activities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

Southwest Michigan Authorities Confiscate Emaciated Dogs

Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they’ve confiscated a pair of emaciated dogs found chained up outside an apparently vacant home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

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Fighter Dons Gloves One Last Time — For A Good Cause

In addition to raising awareness of animal cruelty, the funds will be used to support MHS’ free pit bull sterilization program, launched earlier this year, which provides local animal welfare groups and pit bull owners with certificates providing free spay or neuter surgery of pit bull-type dog.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2012