The foundation of our program is "Education". Without education on spay/neuter, breed specific legislation ( BSL ), training, breed specific workshops, the dog fighting culture & responsible ownership... the epidemic will never end. Rescue is a mere bandage in the overall scale of the canine epidemic. Shelters are over run, rescues are overflowing & society is in need of education. For every 1 spot we fill, we turn away 50... We average 15-20 rescue canines at any given time. Also take into consideration we deal primarily with 1 breed, The American Pit Bull Terrier.
The American Pit Bull Terrier comprises 90% of our rescue population. We work with canines from any & every background, whether it be a surrendered family pet, Bait dogs, seasoned fighters & the abused. We are a no-kill rescue/rehabilitation. We as a moral, ethical & objective organization will NOT adopt out a canine that is a threat to society. We are advocates of the American Pit Bull Terrier, as such we will not add to the epidemic by being irresponsible.
How We Got Started
We began our journey through the rescue & rehabilitation world in August of 2003. I was employed by a local animal welfare shelter. I have always been intrigued by the strength & beauty of the APBT. I began researching the breed & soon after, rescue. I began building relationships with established rescue groups nationwide. I approached the director of the shelter I worked at & began introducing the possibility of rescuing APBT's. It was initially met with skepticism. I was eventually able to prove that the APBT was able to be rehabilitated. I was accredited by two well established APBT rescue groups. I was then able to rescue my first APBT ( Amber ). So began my journey to enlightenment...