Join Free! | Login 

   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Bob Mitchley, iWilliam Guy, iPinckney Rivers, iGina LoBiondo, iAlan Brenham, iMichele Poague, iArthur Jackson, i
  Home > Pets/Pet Care > Articles
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mr. Ed

  + Follow Me   

· 1,820 titles
· 27,292 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
Member Since: Apr, 2003

   My Blog
   Success Story
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

· My Dog Is My Hero

· Where The Redwing Sings

· Through Katrina's Eyes, Poems from an Animal Rescuer's Soul

· Mystery of Madera Canyon

· Cemetery Island

· Gold River Canyon

· Curious Creatures - Wondrous Waifs, My Life with Animals

Short Stories
· The 4th of July Kittens

· The Easter Skunk

· The Dog At The Drive-Thru Window

· Home For The Holidays

· Two Bonded Street Orphans, In From The Cold

· A Survivor's Tale

· Pigs, Turtles, and Bugs!

· Gentle Cemetery Dog Finally Safe

· Freezing, Starving, and Scared

· A Home For The Holidays

· Very Sadly, Not Much Has Changed In The Last Ten Years

· June is 'Adopt A Cat Month'

· I Am a Dog, Not a Thing

· Ghost Dog Rescued From Hot Dog Stand

· February is 'National Spay/Neuter Awareness' Month

· The 2014 Home 4 The Holidays Campaign

· Saving Our Canine Vets, This Veterans Day

· November is 'Adopt-A-Senior-Pet' Month

· National Pit Bull Awareness Day

· Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

· Ode to Scruffy

· Three Tiny Terrified Souls

· Their Abysmal Fourth of July

· Rainy Day Walkabout

· My Buddy

· It's Pet Appreciation Week

· Another Lesson From A Dog

· Just Nature

· It's Poppy Time Once More

· Please Don't Worry So Much, H.P.

         More poetry...
· Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

· The Daily Mews

· Where The Redwing Sings

· Another Review For Curious Creatures-Wondrous Waifs

· Recipient of the 2006 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award

· International Writing Award

· My Animal Book Wins an Award

Mr. Ed, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

Books by Mr. Ed
Animal Planet Investigates: Dog Fighting Exposed
By Mr. Ed
Last edited: Sunday, January 24, 2010
Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2010

Share    Print   Save
Recent articles by
Mr. Ed

• Very Sadly, Not Much Has Changed In The Last Ten Years
• June is 'Adopt A Cat Month'
• I Am a Dog, Not a Thing
• Ghost Dog Rescued From Hot Dog Stand
• February is 'National Spay/Neuter Awareness' Month
• The 2014 Home 4 The Holidays Campaign
• Saving Our Canine Vets, This Veterans Day
           >> View all 235
To Stamp Out Animal Cruelty, We Must First Witness Its Many Horrors



A compelling new series of quarterly specials, ‘Animal Planet Investigates’ is bringing animal protection issues and investigative journalism together in several new shows spotlighting the complex, behind-the-scenes work, of advocating for animals.
In the first show, ‘Animal Planet Investigates: Dog Fighting Exposed’ which premieres tomorrow, January 25th, at 10 PM (ET/PT), Humane Society anti-dog fighting operations provide the framework for an in-depth exploration of America’s massive dog fighting problem, including a look at the urban street culture that fosters this "sport," the law enforcement challenges it brings, and the legislative push to increase penalties.
Featuring dog fighting experts John Goodwin, Chris Schindler, and other team members, this prime-time special takes viewers on law enforcement busts, exploring what is being done to educate and rehabilitate offenders, and also touches on their work with the Michael Vick case.
Commenting on this new addition to the network's programming, Animal Planet President and General Manager Marjorie Kaplan said: "We want to provide a springboard to raise issues that audiences are passionate about within the animal world. The 'Animal Planet Investigates' strand of programming gives us the opportunity to bring forth hard-hitting topics and partner with great organizations like The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to highlight their efforts."
While future specials will examine a variety of animal protection issues, the next "Animal Planet Investigates," scheduled to air this Spring, will spotlight another massive animal cruelty problem in America today – the horrendous world of Puppy Mills.
Kudos to Animal Planet for recognizing that there is an audience for these types of exposés, and that we all need to become educated in them, before we can stop them.
I would encourage every animal lover in America to watch them.
And having rescued many so called ‘Pit Bulls,’ I know that no breed or type of dog is inherently vicious; vicious human beings make them so.
In order to stamp out the horrendous animal cruelty taking place in our nation, we must first witness its many horrors.


Reader Reviews for "Animal Planet Investigates: Dog Fighting Exposed"

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Richard Arrington
I arrested some men in N.C. for this same kind of crime, I have seen it up front. This is not just a crime, it is total cruelty that you don't want to witness.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
The sad part is there is big money to be made in this blood sport no less vulgar than murder that so many authorities turn a blind eye. It is time for the decent to take a stand.
You almost have me there by an inch, throwing everything I nurtured over the years away, and seriously would go back to " an eye for an eye" approach. Put those that perpetrate such crimes, in a fight with a pitbull oponent, if he survives he paid his fine. Darn it,
Blessings! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by John Martin
Evil beyond belief.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
timely, needed and so often unheeded
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
And then, we have a millionaire sportsman Martin Mitchell telling us that the dogs kind of started fighting by their own volition...


Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
excellent article-good for animal planet

Popular Pets/Pet Care Articles
  1. National Pit Bull Awareness Day
  2. Very Sadly, Not Much Has Changed In The La
  3. Puppy Mills and Backyard Breeding
  4. Dog Wandering In Freezing Snow For Days Fi
  5. February is 'National Spay/Neuter Awarenes
  6. Advocating Kindness and Compassion over Cr
  7. I Am a Dog, Not a Thing
  8. In Our Age of Disasters
  9. October is 'Adopt-A-Dog' Month
  10. Birdfeeder Keeps Dog Alive Until Winter Re

You can also search authors by alphabetical listing: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen

AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.