Sewickley dog rescued from Georgia hosts ‘pawtagraph’ session in McCandless |

Sewickley dog rescued from Georgia hosts ‘pawtagraph’ session in McCandless

Tony LaRussa
Louis Raggiunti | For the Tribune-Review
Abby McGrath, 2, of Shaler pets Tyrion Pittister during a book reading of “Tyrion’s Tale” on April 13, 2019 at Riverstone Book Shop in McCandless.
Louis Raggiunti | For the Tribune-Review
Families gathered for a book reading of "Tyrion’s Tale" on April 13, 2019 at Riverstone Book Shop.
Louis Raggiunti | For the Tribune-Review
Hope Arnold of Hello Bully rescue and Tyrion visit with Adalyn Poncheri, 1, Liam, 5, and their dad Adam during a book reading of “Tyrion’s Tale” on April 13, 2019 at the Riverstone Book Shop.

A pit bull who was rescued from a fighting ring was on hand recently at the Riverstone Book shop in the McCandless to “pawtagraph” copies of a new book about his life since being freed from neglect and abuse

Tyrion Pittister of Sewickley, who was rescued from a dog fighting ring in Georgia in 2014, was accompanied by his owner Laurie Holding for the April 13 book signing and reading of the children’s book.

Tyrion was first taken in by the Pittsburgh area non-profit Hello Bully rescue. He also is the first animal to receive a grant from the Ian Somerhalder Foundation to help pay for his surgeries and other initial veterinary bills.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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