Shaw PBR's Extensive APBT/Related Library

Adopters Welcome • HSUS

A Member of the Family • Cesar Millan

A Complete History of Fighting Dogs • Mike Homan

A Pit Bull Named Joey • Pam Maxey

A Positively Perfect Pit Bull in Six Simple Steps  Erin Wigginton, CPDT-KA

A Tale of Two Pitties: A Heartwarming True Story • Dianne Scott

America's Discarded Dog: The Pit Bull • Dawn Capp

American Pit Bull Terrier • F.Favorito

American Pit Bull Terriers: The Truth Behind One of America's Most Popular  

    Breeds • Dawn Capp

American Pit Bull Terriers: Bits on Pits

American Pit Bull Terriers: Bayed Solid

American Pitbull: Photographs • Marc Joseph

American Pit Bull & Staffordshire Terriers: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual •

    Joe Stahlkuppe

American Pit Bull Terrier: Smart Owner's Guide • Kennel Club Books

American Pit Bull Terriers • Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz

American Pit Bull Terrier • Amy Shojai

American Pit Bull Terrier: A Comprehensive Guide to Owning and Caring for

    Your Dog • Kennel Club Books

American Pit Bull Terriers: A New Owner's Guide to APBT • Todd


American Staffordshire Terriers • Anna Katherine Nicholas

An Animal Shelter's Guide to Capital Campaigns • Tim Crum

Bandit • Vicki Hearne

Be The Pack Leader • Cesar Millan

Because I’m a Pit Bull • Renee Washington

Belly Rubbins for Bubbins: First Day Home! • Jason Kraus

Belly Rubbins for Bubbins: The Story of a Rescue Dog • Jason Kraus

Beware Of The Dog: Positive Solutions for Aggressive Behavior in Dogs •

     Pat Miller

Blood, Water & Stone • Walter Orr

Brody The Pit Bull • Jeanine Saint Clare

Bully: It's the Pits • Sekondhand Projects

Carma’s Tail: Diary of a Homeless Albino Pit Bull •

Cesar's Way: Secrets of the Pack Leader • Cesar Millan

Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding & Correcting

    Common Dog Problems • Cesar Millan

Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover’s Soul • Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Marty 

Becker, DVM and Carol Kline

Chasing the Blue Sky: Behind Every Pair of Eyes is a Story • Will Lowrey

Colby's Book of the American Pit Bull Terrier • Louis B. Colby

Contagious: Why Things Catch On • Jonah Berger

Courage: Profiles of Important Pit Dogs • Richard Stratton & T. L. Williams

Dash, P.I. • Carol Lea Benjamin

Deafinitely Awesome: The Story of Acorn • Timy Sullivan

Discover The American Pit Bull Terrier • Ed Hinkle

Dog Bless America: Tails from the Road • Jeff Selis

Dog Lost • Ingrid Lee

Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook • Delbert G. Carlson

The Dog Pit • RK Fox

Dogs of Velvet and Steel: Pit Bulldogs: A Manual for Owners • Bob Stevens

Dogtown: Tales of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Redemption • Stefan Bechtel

Empowerment Training for Your Power Dog • Dawn Atoniak-Mitchell

Fatal Dog Attacks: The Stories Behind the Statistics • Karen Delise

Fight! A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression • Jean Donaldson

Fighting Dog Breeds • Dr. Dieter Fleig

Finley Finds a Friend • Lauren Wyckoff

Finding Home: Shelter Dogs & Their Stories • Traer Scott

Fixed Mix Seeks Same: The First Book of Dog Personal Ads • Christine Ecklund & Dean Minerd

Friday Night Fighters: A Forensic Veterinarian Mystery • Gail Buchalter

Fully Staffed • Linda A. Meredith

Give Awards 2014 • Volunteer Mississippi

Guide to Owning a Pit Bull Terrier • J.D. Pierce

Hardened Steel: The Concepts of Canine Physical Fitness with the American Pit Bull Terrier • C.J. Rosenthal

History of Fighting Dogs • Dr. Dieter Fleig

History of the Pit Bull Terrier • Wayne D. Brown

How to Raise a Pit Bull to be a Family Dog • Peter Anderson

How to Train Your American Pit Bull Terrier • Liz Palika

How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond • Cesar Millan

HSUS Law Enforcement Workshop

Hurley Goes to Heaven: A Good Boy’s Journey Home • Dianne Scott

I'm a Good Dog • Ken Foster

Incredibull Stella: How the Love of a Pit Bull Rescued a Family • Marika Meeks & Elizabeth Ridley

Joey Gets Bullied • Pam Maxey

Lost Souls: Found! • Kyla Duffy & Lowrey Mumford

Love-a-Bull • Katie Chandler

Loyalty Unleashed • Sue Torres

Memoirs of the Pit • Jack Meeks

Memoirs of the Pit Bull Terrier and his Master • L.B. Hannah

Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs • Jean Donaldson

Mississippi Animal Protection Laws

Mississippi Rabies Law

Misunderstood Nanny Dogs? • J. Thomas Beasley

My Life Among the Underdogs: A Memoir • Tia Torres

Oogy • Larry Levin

Peanut the Pit Bull • Thomas Andrew Athanasiou

Pet's For Life: Adoption Report • HSUS

Pinups for Pit Bulls: A Celebration of America’s Most Lovable Dogs • Deirdre Franklin

Pit Bull • Gwen Moffat

Pit Bull • Stephen Geller

Pit Bull For Love of the Breed • Michael Francis

Pit Bull Garden: Evolution of the Pit Bull Terrier & Other Game Dogs •

    Douglas G Link

Pit Bull Garden II • Douglas G Link

Pit Bull Love • Rose Arslan

Pit Bull Nation • Cindy Marabito

Pit Bull Pups Rush to the Rescue • Emilie C. Schwarz

Pit Bull Rescue: Everything You Need to Know About Buying or Adopting a Rescue Pit Bull 

• Mav4Life

Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon • Bronwen Dickey

Pit Bull Wisdom • Julie Stein

Pit Bulls • Sarah Frank

Pit Bulls: Barron’s Dog Bibles • Stephanie Lam

Pit Bulls: Tough Dogs • Julie Fledler

Pit Bulls: Vintage Photographs of Pit Bulls and the People Who Loved Them • Anthony M. Julian

Pit Bulls for Dummies • D. Caroline Coile

Pit Bulls & Pit Bull Type Dogs: 82 Dogs the Media Doesn’t Want You to Meet • Melissa McDaniel

Pit Bulls & Tenacious Guard Dogs • Dr. Carl Semencic

Pit Bulls: Villains or Victims? • B.G. Boucher

Pit Bulls • Anthony Julian

Pit Dogs: A Profile in Portraits • T.L. Williams

Pit's Letter • Sue Coe

Red Zone: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the San Francisco Dog Mauling • Aphrodite Jones

Rescue Group: Best Practices Guide • HSUS

Rescuing Reed: The Little Dog Who Could • Heidi Kristan Mottin

Ruby's Road • Patrick Bettendorf

Ruby’s Tale: A True Rags to Riches Story • Patrick Bettendorf

Sasha: A Very Special Tale of a Very Special Epi-Dog • Brian L. Porter

Sasha: From Hell to Happiness • Brian L. Porter

Saving Audie: A Pit Bull Puppy Gets a Second Chance • Dorothy H. Patent

Sergeant Stubby • Ann Bausum

Shaw's APBTS Through the Years • Aimee Shaw

Sheba: From Hell to Happiness • Brian L. Porter

Shelby's Grace • Joe Dwyer

Shelter Me: A Pit Bull Love Story • Courtney Noelle Sprigg

Sugar: A Princess Pit Bull Finds Her Family • Barbara Freeman

Sushi Lives with Granny • Terril Bates

Synopsis of Mississippi Animal Laws • HSUS

Terrier Dogs, ETC • Ed James

The Adventures of Kingston: The Pit Bull Who Found His Strength in God • Blake Lee

The Adventures of Merlin: The Pit Bull Wizard • Brenda Sugar

The American Pit Bull Bible • Kearsten Tardiff

The American Pit Bull Terrier: Discover a Whole New World of Dogs •

    Cynthia Gallagher

The American Pit Bull Terrier • Jacqueline O'Neil

The American Pit Bull Terrier • Joseph L. Colby

The Angel on My Shoulder • Jolene Mercadante

The Best Pet Name Book, Ever • Wayne Bryant Eldgridge, DVM

The Big Dog Diaries: Part I: My Name is Big • Lazarus Lake

The Book of The American Pit Bull Terrier • Richard F. Stratton

The Bullied Breed: My Story of Salvation from the Pit Bull Stigma • Jennifer Foy Schalhoub

The Complete Gamedog: A Guide to Breeding and Raising the American Pit

    Bull Terrier • Ed and Chris Faron

The Complete Guide to Dog Law • Deidre E. Gannon

The Complete Guide to Pit Bulls • Erin Hotovy

The Complete Pit Bull or Staffordshire Terrier • Milo Denlinger

The Culture Clash • Jean Donaldson

The Dog I.Q. Test • Melissa Miller

The Dog Whisperer: A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training •

     Paul Owens

The Dog Who Spoke with Gods • Diane Jessup

The Dogs Who Found Me • Ken Foster

The Encyclopedia of Pit Bulls • Mav4Life

The Essential Pit Bull • Ian Dunbar

The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet • Calley Gibson

The Found Dogs • Jim Gorant

The Guide to Owning a Pit Bull Terrier • J.D. Pierce

The Hammer: Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent It • Bryan Bailey

The Hijacking of the Humane Movement • Rod & Patti Strand

The Humane Economy • Wayne Pacelle

The Journal A Book of Pedigrees • Tim Murphy

The Journey of a Rescued Pit Bull: My Lil Superstar D’Angelo • Kathy Qualy

The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs • Jim Gorant

The Most Incredible Journey: A Pibble's Path • James Martinez

The Other End of the Leash • Patricia McConnell

The Pit Bull Life • Deirdre Franklin & Linda Lombardi

The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths & Politics of Canine Aggression • Karen Delise

The Pit Bull Sting: The Other Side of the Story • Boen Hallum

The Sporting Bull Terrier • Eugene Glass

The Staffordshire Terriers: American Staffordshire Terrier and Staffordshire Bull

    Terrier • Anna Katherine Nicholas

The Story of Jack: The Pit Bull Who Became a Hero • Pam Daoust

The Truth About The American Pit Bull Terrier • Richard F. Stratton

The Ultimate American Pit Bull Terrier • Jacqueline O'Neil

The Dog Who Spoke with Gods • Diane Jessup

The Pit Bull Wizard: Volume I - Animals of Asgard • Brenda Sugar

The World of Fighting Dogs • Dr. Carl Semencic

The Working Pit Bull • Diane Jessup

The World Through Bella’s Eyes: A Pit Bull’s Story • Peter & Lindsay Harrower

The World of the American Pit Bull Terrier • Richard F. Stratton

Then Along Came Barney: The Story of a Dog Who Changed My Mind About Pit Bulls • 

Barbara Bullington

Thirty Years with Fighting Dogs • George C. Armitage

This Is the American Pit Bull Terrier • Richard F. Stratton

Towpath’s Tail • Will Stolzenburg

Under a Kansas Sky: True Stories of a Sanctuary for Abused & Abandoned Dogs • Maureen Cummins

Understanding Champ: A Novel About Rehabilitating a Pit Bull Fighting Dog and About Love • Helen A. Bemis

Wallace The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport • Jim Gorant

Wallace and Roo • Roo Yori & Neal Wooten

When a Pittie Loves You • Robin Aguero

When Hurley Met Chewy: A True Story About a Kitten and His Pit Bull • Diane Scott

Which Dogs Bite? • SATHY

You CAN Save the Animals • Ingrid Newkirk



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Shaw PBR

368 Old New Hope Road

Columbus, MS 39702

662.386.SHAW (7429)





662.386.SHAW (7429)

Columbus, Mississippi

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Mission Statement

Our goal is to provide abused, abandoned or homeless pit bull dogs with the medical attention they need; as well as the love and attention they deserve to heal - both emotionally, and physically.


We will work to facilitate the rescue and placement of abused or abandoned pit bulls into responsible homes and participate in fundraising to provide veterinary treatment; spay/neuter; food and shelter.


We are dedicated to fostering responsible pit bull ownership through education, adoption, and breed advocacy.

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