Thursday, May 31, 2018

5.31.18 Hi from Kenya & Puppies

💕A day in the life of a mom 💕
Kenya & 10 puppers accepting applications at

5.29.18 Hi from Cosmo

Cosmo (available for adoption) has been hanging out with Funtastic K9 Training, LLC over the holiday weekend. He's having a blast & even got to check out some agility equipment. See what they had to say about Cosmo below!

This is Cubbie & Cosmo. 

Cosmo is 5 months and available for adoption through Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue he is such an awesome puppy! He would be great for a first time dog owner! He has an excellent temperament, very soft demeanor, zero whining or barking in crate, we taught him proper leash manners, structured basic lifestyle and currently learning sit and down with implemented “stay”. Super dog friendly, greets dogs with manners, does not like high energy dogs. He has medium food drive, low prey drive. He is like a “Cubbie” just a bigger dog!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

5.28.18 Hi from Sabrina (Update: Adopted)

We hope everyone had a safe holiday weekend. Sabrina needs an extra day to recover. 
Holiday weekend has her like:
Sabrina is available for adoption at She is dog friendly & listens very well.

5.27.18 My Burger Fundraiser & More

Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue is excited to partner with My Burger for a day full of fun. We’re even bringing our friends over at My Pit Bull is Family along for the ride!

9:30 - 11:00 am Pack Walk 🐾 My Pit Bull is Family is no stranger to hosting a great pack walk! Join us in the morning & walk around Lake Calhoun before the fundraiser begins. Our training partners A New Leash Minneapolis will be joining us to answer any questions you have along the walk!

Well behaved dogs of all kinds and children are welcome to join us.
A few guidelines:
1. No face to face meeting. Always ask the dog's human if they can meet. Meetings should be made with loose leashes and calm humans. Dogs know when we're stressed, and they get stressed too.
2. NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES. If you show up with a retractable leash we will give you an alternative leash to use for the walk.
3. Yellow ribbons for our more anxious dog friends: Dogs known or believed to be anxious when around other dogs are to wear a yellow ribbon to let others know to respect your dog’s space.
4. All dogs should be up to date on shots: In the interest of good health for all the dogs attending our walks we ask that you do not join us unless your dog is up to date on their shots/vaccinations.
5. Pick up the poo: If you don't have poop bags we have them. Just see one of the My Pit Bull is Family volunteers for a bag.
6. No Smoking: Please do not smoke on our short walk. Please do so before or after.
7. Be sure to check in with a My Pit Bull is Family volunteer before you leave and grab a sticker!

11-4 pm Fundraiser 🐾 My Burger has been so kind to offer a portion of their sales made during 11 AM to 4 PM back to us. All you have to do is mention you’re there for the Pit Bull event & they’ll take care of the rest!

1:30-3 pm Meet Kenya’s puppies 🐾 After grabbing a bite to eat, head out back and visit with Kenya’s adoptable puppies. This will be their first public debut!

My Burger has a great dog friendly patio. After the walk, join us for a bite to eat! Volunteers will be on site to hold your dogs leash while you order inside. We’ll be sure to tell them how great they are while you’re getting your food.

5.26.18 Hi from Modano (Update: Adopted)

Happy Memorial Weekend 💚 Modano

Friday, May 25, 2018

5.25.18 Meet these SWEET puppies! (All adopted but Razzle)

Did someone say puppies?! 

These 6 pups are too sweet for words

Everyone please meet Zotz (M), Pez (M), Skittles (M), Spree (M), Pixie (F), & Razzle (F)🐾 
Accepting applications now at

5.25.18 Thank You- Paint Nite Event

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our rescue!
It was truly a great group of people & we had a blast. 
We’ll definitely have another similar event in the future 💕

5.24.18 Hi from Kenya & Puppies

Kenya is enjoying some sun while the puppies get their rest

These pups are growing so fast! 

Moma, Kenya


Now Accepting Applications

*The puppies will be 8 weeks old on 6/18/18 & will be ready for their new homes at that time*

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

5.23.18 Featured Foster- May Edition

Meet Natalie!

Who was your first foster?

Who is your current foster?

Why did you start volunteering?
The first dog I ever truly fell in love with was my cousin's pittie pup over 10 years ago. She changed our lives. Ever since then I have had a sweet spot for these breeds. I started following the organization many years ago and Chad and I adopted our dog, Chico from MPBR in March 2016. Shortly after adopting him I joined the volunteer group, started helping with transports, got to know the other volunteers through events and training, and began fostering that fall. It has been one of the best decisions of my life! MPBR truly cares about the dogs in the program and ensures the dogs are set up for success when they go to their new homes.

How long have you been volunteering with our rescue?
2 years

Do you have any pets?
Yes, Chico - MPBR Alum

MPBR Alumni Member- Chico

Where is your favorite dog friendly place to take your pooches?
Agility class, Home Depot, Crosslake and The Wharf in the summers

When not surrounded by dogs – what can you be found doing?
Not surrounded by dogs? That's just silly! Seems like the only time I'm not by dogs is when I'm working! (We've been known to sneak a few pups in though from time to time...)

Vinca, Ruby, Ryker, Nova, Charlie
Do you have a favorite memory with one of your fosters?
I don't think I can choose just one... Learning Ryker's leg wouldn't need surgery, getting weight on Nova and bringing her to the lake for the first time, Ruby loving up on the kids in her new family, Charlie becoming stronger each day, Vinca's snuggles, Quest's eyes, Datto's ears. They have all been so special. 

Do you have a special ritual for your fosters?
We usually send one of their favorite toys with them to their new families and I have started gathering pictures for a collage to hang in my office or the dog room.

BarkBox is a subscription service that is awesome for you dogs! You get toys & treats delivered right to your door every month!

Each month one of our foster pawrents receives a BarkBox as a thank you.This is our small way of showing appreciation for the dedication our volunteers have to this rescue. Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue is 100% volunteer based-no shelters here! Each dog we are able to save is because a foster is willing to open their home for us 

5.23.18 Hello from Sabrina (Update: Adopted)

Sabrina loved the beautiful weather we had this past weekend 🌞 

She does well with other dogs & kids but isn’t a fan of felines. 
Sabrina is available for adoption-

5.22.18 Hello from Buddy

Buddy had a great weekend up at the cabin! 

He has come so far in his recovery and we are so impressed by him. 
When he came to MPBR, we were unsure how much mobility he would have in his back legs or what his future would look like. 
Things are definitely looking good for this sweet boy 
💕Buddy is available for adoption at

5.22.18 Upcoming Event- Duluth, MN 6/3/18

Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue is heading north to meet Girl Scout Troop #4074!

903 W Central Entrance
Duluth, MN 55811
Sunday, June 3rd
10-11:30 A.M.

Please join us & visit with some of our dogs available for adoption. Who knows, maybe you’ll meet your new best friend?!🐾

-Dog attending will be announced 6/1/18.

-Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue does not do same day adoptions. This is a perfect opportunity to meet with our dogs & learn more about their personality in person. A foster pawrent/volunteer will be available to answer any questions regarding our dogs & the adoption process.

Friday, May 18, 2018

5.18.18 Upcoming Event-5/20/18

HeadFlyer Brewing
861 E Hennepin Ave
Sunday, May 21 1:00-3:00 PM

Come see Boba Fett, Datto, Misha, Finn, and XerxesDogs & Beer, what more could you ask for?!

5.18.18 Donate & Win!

Help us with our vet bills 🐾 

Starting now through Sunday @ midnight, all donations will qualify! 
Donate to a great cause and win some toys for your pup ❤️ (winner chosen at random) 

5.17.18 Hi from Boba Fett (Update: Adopted)

Applicants must be good at having frequent cuddles❤️Boba Fett 
Apply at

5.16.18 Hi from Xerxes (Update: Adopted)

Who’s this handsome lad? 

Why is Xerxes, of course! 

Available for adoption at🐾

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

5.15.18 Calla (Update: Adopted)

Welcome to Calla’s nest! 

She thinks there’s never enough toys. Calla is available for adoption, apply at 🐾

5.14.18 Lego

Lego went on her first camping trip this past weekend & did awesome

Anyone out there looking for a buddy to go on adventures with? 
She’s dog, cat, and kid approved! 

Visit to apply🐾

5.13.18 Happy Mother's Day

These two little ladies are wishing momma Kenya a very happy Mother’s Day.

She’s doing such a great job with her little ones 💕 
Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms with kids of 2 or 4 legs 
(Or even 3...we’re talking about you, Champion🐶)