Family Fighting to Save Kron, Pit Bull Sentenced to Death in OR

by Denise Carey-Costa A family in Merlin, Oregon is fighting for the life of their pit bull named Kron, (pronounced Crone) who has been sentenced to die by Josephine County Commissioners Simon Hare and Dan DeYoung.  Kron’s crime, attacking livestock, which according to Commissioner Hare, is an automatic death sentence. The incident occurred on March 11, […]

Pee Dee’s Valentine Wish

by Denise Carey-Costa Just before the 2016 Thanksgiving holidays, a small black and white female Pit Bull was abandoned in a hospital parking lot in Stockton, California. The poor dog was emaciated, and full of worms and fleas. The dog was picked up and placed in a boarding facility where she sat for 3 weeks […]

Niko – The Dog Facing Execution in VA without Evidence of Wrongdoing

by Denise Carey-Costa A tragic turn in the case regarding Niko the Staffordshire Terrier in Albemarle County Virginia has animal lovers, Pit Pull Advocates, and many others devastated. The dog and his owners Toni Stacy and Audrey Wells have been living a nightmare since December 2014 when Niko was accused of killing a cat. To […]

Michigan Family Fights to Save Pet Dog from Impending Death

  by Denise Carey-Costa We are only 2 months into 2015 and already another dog is facing death based on trumped charges of aggression. As if the murder of beloved family pets hasn’t already reached an all-time high over the past few years. The victim in this case is a 9 year old dog named […]

Owner of Murdered Dog Looking to Promote Film at Sundance Film Festival

  by Denise Carey-Costa Imagine being wrongfully accused of a crime, thrown into a prison, then executed all based on little to no evidence that you actually committed a crime. Your first thought is most likely, “How could that actually happen?” But it is happening every day in cities all over the world. Pit Bulls […]

D.E.L.T.A Rescue, Los Angeles, Completes 35 Years of Saving Animals

  by Denise Carey-Costa D.E.L.T.A which stands for “Dedication & Everlasting Love to Animals” is the largest “No Kill, Care-for-Life,” Sanctuary of its kind in the world. It was founded in 1979 by Leo Grillo. The D.E.L.T.A. Rescue is home to more than 1500 animals that have all been abandoned in the wilderness. It is located in the […]

Tony’s Tale – Raising Funds for Film Project against Judicial Killing of Dogs

The story below is reposted here from Exaimner.com with permission of the author. Imagine you are wrongfully accused of a crime, taken from your family home, locked up in a cage for seven months then euthanized all based on little to no evidence that you even committed a crime. The despair, frustration and helplessness you would feel would […]

Caged Dogs Suffer on Abusive Owner’s Property in VA as Authorities Refuse to Intervene

  The following story was posted to Examiner.com by Denise Carey-Costa and is reposted here with the author’s permission. For 5 years now, 11 dogs have been forced to live in their own filth, urine and feces, in a flea infested ‘box” at the home of Mike Thomas a citizen of Wythe County Virginia. The local authorities […]

Young Shih Tzu in Oregon City Diagnosed with Fatal Heart Disease Needs Help

  The following story was published on Examiner.com by Denise Carey-Costa and is reposted here with the author’s permission. All of us who own pets know how much we value them. They are our family members, we love them and care for them and are devastated when something happens to our loved ones. But as […]