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Highway Pit Bull Won’t Trust Woman To Go With Her, Leaving No Choice

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on March 30, 2024

Donna, leveraging her extensive background in animal rescue, encountered a Pit Bull in a dangerous situation while on the highway. Positioned precariously at the bottom of a slope, the dog’s safety was immediately at risk. Recognizing the urgency of the situation, Donna did not hesitate to act. Her swift decision to intervene was driven by a deep commitment to ensuring the well-being of animals in distress.

This act of kindness and prompt response underscored the critical role that experienced rescuers like Donna play in safeguarding vulnerable animals and providing them with a chance for a safer, healthier future.


As Donna drove along the highway, she noticed the Pit Bull and quickly pulled over. Making her way to the dog, she found him lying at the base of a hill close to the guardrail. Surprised that the dog seemed unnoticed by others, Donna resolved to act immediately.


Donna cautiously moved closer to the dog, using food as a way to build a connection. Initially wary, the dog gradually began to trust Donna. Realizing it was crucial to get the dog to her Jeep and out of harm’s way, Donna faced a challenge; the dog seemed reluctant to leave its spot on the grass. Despite attempts to persuade the dog to follow, Donna ultimately lifted the Pittie herself. As they headed back to the Jeep, the onset of rain underscored the urgency of Donna’s rescue, marking her timely intervention before the storm intensified.


Once the dog was safely in the Jeep, Donna took her to a shelter, where she stayed for about a week and a half. The Pit Bull was then placed in a foster home, where she has been thriving ever since. The dog has discovered toys and enjoys carrying them around, showing off her newfound happiness. The Pit Bull’s foster family has been helping the dog experience her “puppyhood” and providing her with the love and care she deserves. Donna’s quick thinking and compassionate actions have given this dog a second chance at life and happiness.

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