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Fresno Bully Rescue: Rosco

by Becky Holly


We all know one or want to be one. That special someone who is older in age but so vibrant and energetic we wonder how they do it! We have one such amazing soul at Fresno Bully Rescue and his name is Roscoe. Roscoe is approximately 8 years old with a huge heart mixed with the personality, exuberance, humor and affection of a puppy.

Fresno Bully Rescue: Senior Month

by Terese Shaw


November is National Senior Pet month, a time dedicated to appreciating senior pets. It's true that adopting a pitbull is a wonderful and selfless experience. However, when most people think of adoption, they envision choosing a puppy or a younger dog. We would like to take this opportunity to promote some of our wonderful senior residents in search of adoption.

Fresno Bully Rescue: The Bully BOO Walk & Shania

by Terese Shaw


The very first Bully Walk event took place in 2010. After an overwhelming show of support, it quickly became a popular community event. The Bully Walk is an annual fundraiser that takes place at Woodward Park, Fresno CA - benefiting the Fresno Bully Rescue. FBR is a no-kill, breed-specific animal shelter and rescue, dedicated to rescuing bully breed dogs.

Fresno Bully Rescue: Marigold

by Terese Shaw


If you don’t work in rescue, you may not be aware, but over the last year especially, the number of homeless pets and pets being returned to shelters and rescues is in numbers far above our “normal” crisis levels. This is enough to make even the veteran rescue and/or shelter worker feel disheartened, heartbroken, defeated, and guilty.

Valley Animal Center: Overprotective dog returned twice; needs socialization, patience, and pool

by Alisia Sanchez


Taking home overly protective dogs can seem like a challenge to some. When an animal shows this kind of behavior, it does come from a place of aggression, but also from love. Dogs especially love wholeheartedly, and when they bond with someone, that love never goes away. With socialization and patience, a dog’s true loving nature can be expressed.

Fresno Bully Rescue: Franny, Cranberry, & Izzy

by Terese Shaw


We know it is unfair, but this world, unfortunately, judges books by their covers. That’s an issue Fresno Bully Rescue (FBR) runs up against as a breed specific rescue. FBR rescues predominately bully breed dogs (American Pitbull Terriers, American Bulldogs, American Bullies, etc.). FBR is also one of, if not the only, rescue shelter for these types of dogs in the entire state of California that has a brick and mortar facility and adoption center.

Rogue Festival Reviews: Every Good Story Ends With One/Benjamin’s Passion/Bully Love

by Lorie Lewis Ham


I am not exaggerating when I say that I would pay to watch Martin Dockery read a phone book—he is just that good! (for those who don’t know what a phone book is, it was a book where you could find people’s names and phone numbers back before the internet) When I saw he was going to be at this year’s Rogue Festival I knew I had to be there. During the pandemic, Martin performed many stories on YouTube and I caught as many of them as I could—now I was finally going to be able to see him again in person.

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