Cletus the Service Pit Bull Receives Degree

Cletus was one of 2,000 people who graduated from Idaho State University the week of May 10, 2014. Cletus is a black and white service pit bull who stood by his owner Josh Kelly while he attempted to get his degree. Kelly suffered from an epileptic disorder. When he was having a seizure, Cletus would […]
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Dixie the Pit Bull in the Milwaukee Sentinel

One of the earliest known newspaper accounts that used the term “pit bull” to describe a mixed breed was the Milwaukee Sentinel.  In 1926, a Milwaukee dog named Dixie was chosen as the city’s most popular dog at the annual dog show. The pit bull, pet of a little 1-year-old Catherine Wright … will not […]
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10-Year Old Pit Bull Saves Family from House Fire

It’s not uncommon for news reports to headline ‘Pit Bull Attack,’ but it’s not as common to see that a Pit Bull saves a family. It’s not that it doesn’t happen, and it’s not that it’s rare to happen. It’s that it’s not good news. But, KOCO.com reports in Wellston, Oklahoma, Baby, a 10-year old […]
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Pit Bull Saves Baby

While at home alone with her three month old baby, Nayeli Garzon-Jimenez experienced one of the scariest thing a mother could- an attempted kidnapping. On Tuesday, November 20, 2012, Garzon-Jimenez was in her home in Indianapolis when a man and woman broke into the home. Garzon-Jimenez was on the phone with her husband, who was […]
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