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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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Just the Facts

Just the Facts   Today, being able to differentiate between fact and fiction has become an almost impossible task.  Many times, sensationalism outweighs truth and hysteria takes place over reason.  There isn’t much in society that does not fall under the hysteria realm these days, and pit bulls are no exception.  So, to dispel some of the...

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A Brief History of Bully Dogs

Early Beginnings The term “bulldog” is referenced very early in English literature.  The dog was breed originally to guard, control, and bait bulls.  Butcher’s believed that if the bull was chased, thrown, and baited that it would make the meat more tender.  However, the more popular use of the breed was used for bull fighting.  The...

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