Amma was left at a Los Angeles shelter days before she was due to give birth to a litter of puppies. The shelter, not wanting to take care of a litter of puppies, was planning on euthanizing Amma. That's when Luv-A-Bull rescue shelter in Eugene stepped in.
An abandoned pit bull puppy found badly bleeding from a botched neutering is on the mend and looking for a new home. Luv-a-Bull held an adoption event for the pit bull and other dogs at Suds ‘Em Yourself in downtown Eugene on Sunday.
Liesl Wilhardt shares her house with as many as a dozen dogs at a time. Dozens more live in kennels on the property. Big and little, young and old, the dogs share the space - without fighting, even at meal time.
When you think of pit bulls, what comes to mind? Do you think: scary, aggressive dogs? It's a stereotype that's contributing to a big problem at local animal shelters: too many pit bulls and not enough homes.