As a reminder, Aimee Sadler will be here March 13 & 14th. These two days will be filled with valuable information for anyone that works with the dogs. She will address all dogs and not just our Pit Bulls. Aimee will be spending 2 full days at the shelter.
I just wanted to thank everyone for coming to the Pit Crew meeting yesterday. It was a great turnout. We had a lot of great information to share so I wanted to send this agenda to everyone so if you weren’t there you could see the direction we are going in the future. Don’t hesitate [...]
For a general rule, the two Plant City monthly events are an ongoing thing. The first and third Saturdays of each month. When there is another event that is scheduled for the same time,
As year 2 begins, It’s time the HCAS Pit Crew has it’s own email address As I have stated before, we have exceeded our expectations and then some for 2011. Dennis, Pam and I have had our heads together working on new programs and goals for the crew for this year. I’d like to hear [...]
Jax at Bike Night
This Saturday night (January 7, 2012) is Bike Night in down town Plant City. We will be taking the available Pit Crew dogs to mingle for a while. It won’t be a late night, so please plan to come and show how great our dogs are. Please let Connie or Pam know if you plan [...]
So, a year has come and gone since we started the HCAS Pit Crew. There have been so many accomplishments, there is no way I can list them all. But MOST importantly, the one thing we can be most proud of, is that we managed to get approx 600 pit bull type dogs out the [...]
As we get ready to celebrate the holidays and bring in the new year I would like to shed some light on some of our “pit bull” numbers. Our first ADOPT class started on April 11 of this year. In the 8 months the program has been up and running we have
HCAS Pit Crew and PBA’s delivering Thanksgiving food to Metropolitan Ministries
Hi Everyone! If anyone would like to go with us to deliver the food collected to Metropolitan Ministries tomorrow, we are going to meet at the shelter approx 11 am. ( November 23, 2011) We will fill the CSI van with the food and go from there. Some will bring their adopted PBA’s [...]
Our Big Hearted Pit Crew does wonderful things! If you have any questions please contact Connie Johnson.
Having the awesome opportunity to travel the country this past year and work with so many Pit Bull groups, it is no secret that OUR HCAS Pit Crew stands out way above the others. I have never been so proud to be a part of such a dedicated group. It is truly all of you [...]
As a wonderful ending to “Pit Bull Awareness” month, our Pit Crew had a bake sale at the shelter this past Sunday. Good times, good food, and good fun it looks like what was had by all. Our first HCAS Pit Crew Bake Sale was a great success! We sold some baked goodies and made some money [...]
The Hillsborough County Animal Services Pit Crew volunteers, our current adoptable Pit Bull Ambassadors and many of our alumni ambassadors flooded the Florida State Fairgrounds on October 22, 2011, in celebration of Pit Bull Awareness Day and to honor a very special Pit Bull Rescue Woman on her birthday!
Looks like all had fun at the “Pounding the pavement for Pit Bulls” in Ybor City yesterday before the rain hit.
The commuters on Faulkenburg Road as well as many deputies at the jail had the oportunity to see 15 amazing shelter pitties and 18 very dedicated volunteers with the A.D.O.P.T. Training Program at Hillsborough County Animal Services. Duane invited the dog human/team of JJ and Sweetie from the Animal Coalition of Tampa (ACT) to [...]
It is the ‘Best Friends’ Spay/Neuter program at Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Spaying or Neutering is FREE to any pit bull type dog!! Just call the clinic 813-870-3304 and ask to have an apt for the spay/ neuter program offered by ‘Best Friend’s’. Clinic address is 3607 N Armenia Ave Tpa 33607 [...]
OK Pit Crew, a few things to chat about.
Gifted Pit Crew photographer Loretta Hodgdon captured this rare, vintage image of our girl Super Hero in her favorite ride. “Bat Girl” one of the up and coming PBA~ ADOPT pups says: ”Talk to me, …I am all ears”
Way to go Pit Crew!! Duane’s classes and all you wonderful Pit Crew volunteers are saving so many lives. You ROCK!!!
Great News Folks. Ben, one of our PBA’s passed his CGC and has left the building for the Humane Society! Along with him went the 5 adorable pups you see below. Saved! Now all they have to do is find their furever homes!!
The 5 IK pit pups are cleared and we are looking for rescue. IK (Investigation Kennel) Swiss and Red passed their PBA evaluations !!!!!!!!!! and they have been moved to the ADOPTraining program kennels pen 152 and 179 ( Red is HW+ and Connie is working that ) Sweetbay Martin is our new PBA. He is [...]
Thanks to all that attended the Pit Crew mtg today. It was a really productive 2 hrs. I never intended it to last that long but I guess everyone was so into it we all just couldn’t stop We are going to be making agility equipment. Yea!!! HCAS Pit Crew is the Number 1 Crew [...]
Just wanted to touch base with everyone and remind you of our meeting this Sunday at 2pm. We will be meeting in the training room at HCAS.
Awesome Blossom finally found her forever home.
Volunteers~ I have been working on getting our pitties some off site exercise. I think it will be good for them to have a little bit of fun SOOOOO I have made a deal with Courteous Canine so that we can take 7 pits to their facility once a week (day not confirmed yet, but it will [...]
Best Friends article on the June 4, Neigborhood American Pit Bull Day Read article here