14 May '11, 12am

Custody Battle over Patrick, the Starved Pit Bull

Patrick resting at Garden State Veterinary Specialists By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear . On April 1st, I wrote about Patrick, the Pit Bull puppy who was starved, neglected and thrown out with the garbage in Newark, New Jersey. Currently, Kisha Curtis is on trial and pleaded not guilty to charges of animal abuse. In the past six weeks, Patrick has become a household name among animal lovers. Petitions have been signed by thousands in hopes of creating tougher Federal laws prosecuting people charged with animal neglect. Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker said “Patrick’s story is one of countless instances of animal cruelty taking place daily around the world. It is a reminder that many animals suffer appalling abuse, and without our help, cases like this will end even more tragically. It is my hope that through spreadi...

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Patrick resting at Garden State Veterinary Specialists By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-fou...