My Take on Pit Bulls by Carol Miller - Perspectives of Advocates

Guest Author Carol Miller's take on pit bulls since she was attacked kicks off Dogsbite.Org's guest author series: Perspectives of Advocates I have a number that I consider significant. Hang in there with me for just a few minutes. That number is how many Americans have been killed by pit bulls since the date of my own attack in 2007. Sadly, that number changes regularly. The number stands at 334 as of November 17, 2020. That is 334 Americans killed in 13 years. If a manufactured p… [Read full blog post]

Are Sensible Dog People A Dying Breed?

A vintage pointer dog illustration from Cassell's Illustrated Book of the Dog (1881). By Boni A guest writer for the DogsBite.org Blog. Once upon a time in a land far, far away Dear Reader, there were Sensible Dog People. These SDPs owned dogs for various reasons. Sometimes the dogs herded cattle and generations of good herding dogs were bred for their ability to be brave and clever and learn quickly from their herding elders and human handlers. Some barked warnings at the heel… [Read full blog post]

Unmasking a Con: How a Pit Bull Activist Rose to Fame in the No-Kill Community while Simultaneously Killing Dogs

Steffen Baldwin, a Self-Appointed "Dog Whisperer" Steffen Baldwin, 39, faces 42 charges related to animal abuse and fraud in Ohio. Dog Whisperer Charged Union County, OH - On July 23, Steffen Evan Baldwin (aka Steffen Finkelstein), 39, was arrested in California and taken into custody. In the days that followed, a 42-count felony indictment was unsealed in Union County, Ohio that charged Baldwin with dozens of crimes related to animal cruelty and fraud. To his fans, Baldw… [Read full blog post]