Pitbull Rescue Organizations In North Carolina

Welcome to the “North Carolina Pitbull Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.

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The poor Pitbull (also called the American Pit Bull Terrier) breed has had its share of bad publicity, and most if it due to humans’ criminal exploitation of its most admirable traits, such as loyalty and boldness. Widely regarded by the misinformed as a “bad dog” because of its popularity in dogfighting rings, the Pitbull is actually an extremely loving and loyal dog. Before its bad reputation, this breed was found all over America as wonderful farm and family dogs. Unfortunately today, you’ll need to check local ordinances to make sure the breed isn’t banned. Do your research, and spread the word, this loving breed deserves a comeback. With proper training and socialization (as with any dog), the Pitbull is a lovely family addition.

If you can't find the right Pitbull Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.

We are so grateful that we are able to help you rescue the dog of your dreams. In addition to coming back here, you can also check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest for additional info on rescue groups near you, current posts, and pictures!

Pitbull Rescues in North Carolina

Rescue OrganizationCityStatePhone
Southern Belle Pit Bull Rescue Wilson NC (252) 373-9224
The Merit Pit Bull Foundation Greensboro NC (336) 618-7487
Pit Crew Pit Bull Rescue of NC Raleigh NC (919) 741-2568
South of the Bully Rescue Charlotte NC (866) 302-6657
Carolina Bully Breed Rescue Albemarle NC (980) 581-7857
Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue Raleigh NC

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We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.

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