With all this banning-pit-bull talk recently hitting up your daily bloggy blog, we still haven't addressed the banning-pit-bull-owners issue. Now would be that time. Because, according to cops, a Fort Lauderdale man screw it, I'm gonna treat my pit bull like a soccer ball.
Amid growing alarm among Broward County's bureaucracies concerning the ownership of pit bulls -- and whether they should be banned -- scientific research offers a very different perspective on the animal. According to a 2008 study, "Breed Differences in Canine Aggression," pit bulls are markedly le ... More >>
South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz operates on a national stage -- as chair of the Democratic National Committee, she's the face of the president's party and frequently takes on national issues. Late last night, she took to Twitter to attack Republican presidential candidate Mit ... More >>
Enjoy a reasonably priced night out and help totally adorable pets in need of forever homes at the Whiskers and Wine event benefiting Warm Hearts Pet Rescue and Good Karma Pet Rescue. The wine mixer includes appetizers, and there is limited space available, so organizers suggest an early RSVP.
Photo by Eric BartonFor years now, Exchange Club Park in Pompano Beach has been a secluded, almost secret oasis for dogs and their owners. Here was the only beach in Broward and Palm Beach counties where dogs were allowed at any time. The clear and calm waters of the Intracoastal made it an ideal ... More >>
Courtesy Mikel GustafssonThere's no better way to make a man feel like an unperson than to tell him he can't adopt a puppy because he's too old and might die. Yet this is what some hapless receptionist at the Rescued Hearts animal shelter had to tell an 81-year-old by the name of Ward Twining.Thi ... More >>
Last week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement established i ... More >>
Brygida T. via FacebookJeremy is apparently a dog lover.Yes, porn stars and Chihuahuas do mix. That was the message Friday night at porno-popular Off the Hookah in West Palm Beach, where infamous skin flick king Ron Jeremy spent the evening snuggling with some extraordinarily well-dressed pooches ... More >>
A check written from a greyhound trainer to a man who confessed to shooting and burying thousands of dogs.A national anti-dog-racing group has officially requested that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation investigate whether the state has the authority to revoke the license of ... More >>
Last week, we broke you the news that a woman arrested on felony animal cruelty charges was still working as a greyhound trainer in Florida. In 2002, Ursula O'Donnell sent greyhounds in her care from Palm Beach, Naples, and Orlando to an Alabama man who shot and buried them, according to a state in ... More >>
Authorities found the bodies of more than 2,000 greyhounds buried on an 18-acre property. Most had gun shot wounds in the head and neck.A woman arrested on felony charges for helping kill more than 2,000 greyhounds from all over the state has been training racing dogs again in Florida as recently ... More >>
Thomas FrancisIt wasn't so long ago that Wisconsin had five dog tracks, second only to Florida in terms of total live-racing facilities. This week, the operators of the Dairyland Greyhound Park in Kenosha announced that the track will end racing on New Year's Eve. This will mark the end of greyh ... More >>
Flickr User: autorin22In a post Friday, we described the "Houdini-esque predicament" of Charles Saltzman, a former treasurer of the Deerfield Beach cat shelter, Feline Friends. Three years after leaving that position, he'd seemingly been caught red-handed, raiding a Feline Friends-controlled bank ac ... More >>
Take a look at the photo of this hideous puppy above, and it's easy to see why Joe Biden went to a dog breeder to get his new puppy. Is this the best you've got, German shepherd rescue groups? Pictured is Caribou, a German shepherd puppy available right now from Abandoned Animal Foundation Inc. in C ... More >>
How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.
With cats! And dogs!
A Runway Show to Beg For
John Cusack's another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs
Benny's Tropical Fish
Federal indictments. Drugging. Lowbrow culture. Hollywood Greyhound Track is for the dogs.
Cuter than a laundry basket full of kittens
Paige Alison Harvey
An international cloud of fairy dust is stirred by the pesky paws of Fort Lauderdale's own Livid Kittens
Bark Park at Snyder Park
Young pups learn new tricks as sequel 102 Dalmatians hits the spots
The city is worries about the image of the groovy, cosmopolitan beach area.
Rescue groups in Palm Beach County believe Animal Care & Control is killing dogs that could be adopted
Bagel City South
A man and his dog have been apart because a do-gooder unleashed a legal barrage over ownership of a Labrador retriever. Now the canine in contention has vanished.