Tia Torres' Plan to Relocate Pit Bull Rescue to Tehachapi Meets More Resistance

Permit Denied UPDATE 03/11/11: On March 10, the Kern County Planning Commission voted 5-0 to deny a conditional use permit to Tia Torres, star of Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees" TV show. Torres had hoped to relocate her 100 plus pit bull compound to a 20-acre parcel in the Old West Ranch area of Tehachapi. The denial comes shortly after the commission's staff report was released describing the negative health and safety issues that could arise by approving the permit… [Read full blog post]

Parent of Mauling Victim Responds to North Carolina Pit Bull Fatality

By Anthony Solesky A guest writer for the DogsBite.org Blog. Accident: an unexpected happening causing loss or injury which is not due to any fault or misconduct on the part of the person injured but for which legal relief may be sought. Every year in America a child will take a few firecrackers and tape enough of them together to manufacture a device that maims him. Other children inclined to do the same will not be injured, but that fact alone does not qualify it as a safe activity… [Read full blog post]