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Plan to “Register” an ESA? Consider This First….

One of the many challenges of pit bull rescue is finding homes that allow our beloved breed. Many potential adopters say, "I can just register the dog as an ESA -- my landlord has to allow them." That's just one of the myths around ESAs, or Emotional Support Animals. The Love Pit believes that animals should...

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Please, please, please! Spay/neuter your pit

February is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month. Why is it important to spay or neuter your animals? Altering your pet can positively affect their health and behavior, their lifespan, and the overall population of homeless animals in the United States! The Love Pit encourages good humans everywhere to alter pets and help avoid the onslaught...

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CuPit Rescue Awards

TLP's annual CuPit Casino Night was again a HUGE success! The event was held at The Foundation Room at the House of Blues and was a night of glitz, glam and fun, VEGAS style! During this event we handed out our 2018-2019 Rescue Awards. Before handing out the awards, our President and Founder, Aften, spoke a...

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TLP’s 2018 – A Year in Review

2018 was a big year for The Love Pit (TLP)!! Rescue is not always the easiest path because it takes dedication, hard work, determination, a lot of sleepless nights. You have to be willing to take the bad with all the good. 2018 tested us individually and as a group. We had a lot of...

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Foster The Puppies

Some say the character of a person isn’t in what they think, but the actions that they take. Being part of The Love Pit, I have first hand knowledge of the actions that many fosters take in being a good foster dog parent. I am amazed daily on the sacrifices and lengths that they will...

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Snow and Her Flurries

The first week of December is always the calm before the storm.  The rush of Thanksgiving is over, and people are getting ready for Christmas. This year was no different, things appeared calm.   It all started when a woman found seven puppies underneath an abandoned trailer in Houston.  Lili could tell they were only days old...

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Foster First

Every person’s fostering journey begins somewhere. While each story is different, there is a universal moment in which someone makes the decision to become a dog foster. I believe that universal moment in all of us is the willingness to make a difference in a dog’s life. Every dog owner understands what an impact their...

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Fostering Love

The definition of the word “foster” is to promote the growth or development of or to give parental care to. To The Love Pit, becoming a foster parent to a dog means exactly that and has become a vital part of the organization. When asked what is the best way to help The Love Pit,...

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Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) – Just Say No

We all hear the words Breed Specific Legislation, also known as BSL, and cringe knowing that our precious family pet could be taken away at any given moment. We all wonder how laws can be passed based solely on a dog’s appearance. So, let’s dive into what exactly breed specific legislation is; when it started;...

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