Rest Well Sweet Walter

After much consideration and great sorrow, Rescue Pit made the incredibly difficult decision to euthanize Walter and to release him from his anxiety riddled mind.   Walter came to Rescue Pit from Rochester Animal Services severely emaciated after being found as a stray. He needed to gain some weight, but was otherwise a gentle and calm dog. As Walter became… Read more →

The Rescue World Needs To Stop Buying Puppies

Rescue Pit, along with many other rescues, are working to ultimately limit the number of dogs in need. Our policies reflect this, and it is true for most organizations. but not all. There are rescues across the country, and here in Rochester, who use your donations to support backyard/irresponsible breeders and ultimately increase the number of animals in need. They… Read more →

Rescue Pit Gala 2016 Press Release

PDF Version: Rescue Pit Gala 2016 Press Release   Rescue Pit to host fundraising gala to celebrate first year serving Rochester’s animal community   ROCHESTER, NY – Rescue Pit, Rochester’s newest 501(c)(3) pit bull specific rescue, invites you to join them as they celebrate their first anniversary with a fundraiser gala on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Tango Cafe, located… Read more →

The Power of Facebook in Educational Campaigns

October is National Pit Bull Awareness Month, a period of time specifically dedicated to raising awareness around pit bulls and their need for advocacy. During this past month, Rescue Pit executed an educational campaign. We brought myths, definitions, awareness, and facts to our followers, and we encouraged other to get involved in #pitbullawareness.  Posts  such as:     The campaign… Read more →

Launch Press Release

Rescue Pit, Inc. A new dog rescue has come to town! Rochester NY – Rescue Pit, Inc. is Rochester’s newest 501(c)(3) not for profit pit bull rescue. Pit bulls are flooding the city shelters and fighting a negative stigma that stems from humans, not nature. As very social dogs, they thrive in relationships with humans but are all too often… Read more →