When it comes to advocating for dogs and animals in general, there is no bigger face than Tia Maria Torres. The proprietor of Villalobos Rescue Center, Tia works to combat misconceptions about pit bulls and other similar dogs. She also works in facilitating a smooth transition for recent parolees seeking to return to societies. Tia is also the female lead of the reality TV series Pit Bulls and Parolees. She is often seen working alongside her family members to help dogs around the nation. The 59-year-old has four children, Kanani Chock, Keli’i Chock, Tania Torres, and Mariah Torres. A grandmother now, Tia shows no sign of slowing down and the world’s a better place for it.
Kanani Chock who was born on the 20th of April 1987 is the eldest son of the Torres household. Kanani who comes from Hawaii was adopted alongside his twin brother. The 33-year-old works alongside his mother in the rescue center and has an innate knack of taking care of dogs. A comical character, Kanani provides much-needed relief from long days of work and is also handy with problematic dogs. A fan of street bikes, Kanani also works as a stunt rider. He is married to Mariah Chock and the pair share a lovely son.
Both Kanani and Keli’i were adopted by Tia Torres when they were relatively young. The brothers who come from Hawaii are now an integral part of the family and aid their mother in the rescue center. In complete contrast with his twin brother, Keli’i is shy and prefers to keep to himself. He is married to Lizzy and the pair share a 3-year-old son Nakoa.
Tania Torres is the first biological child of Tia Maria Torres. Her father who was in a gang back then died of paralysis. Ever since then, Tania has aided her mother in the rescue center. Born on the 6th of May 1985, Tania wanted to make a name for herself in Hollywood. Before her active engagement in the rescue center, Tania worked as an assistant before making it out as an actress. She got a chance to star in films such as Candid Conversations and Face to Face.
Tania is currently married to Perry Sanchez. Sanchez who was born in Westwego, Louisiana now works alongside his wife and in-laws in the rescue center. The pair tied the knot in 2014 and share a lovely daughter, Saleem Wolf.
The youngest in the Torres family Mariah was born on the 6th of September 1991. A former model, Mariah now works alongside her family in the research center. The reality TV star is quite active on social media and uses the platform to provide information to fans and viewers around the world.
Tia Maria Torres Grandchildren:
Tia Maria Torres is a proud grandmother of three grandchildren. While both Kanani and Keli’l are proud fathers of baby boys, Tania has a lovely baby girl.
The early death of a son?
Rumors have surfaced that Tia lost a son when she was in her early years. While sources close to the star claim the fact to be true, there isn’t any detailed information provided on the subject matter.
A quick bio on Tia Torres
Tia Torres is the founder of Villalobos Rescue Center, the largest pit bull rescue facility in the U.S. Tia was born on June 11, 1960, in California, U.S. During the early years she was fond of horses. It was later in life she began to rescue Pitbulls. The generous lady even has a paw Tattoo of a PitBull dog named “Duke” to cover for her ex-husband’s image.
Among many interesting facts about her, Tia served in U.S. Army for six years as a truck driver. After her service, she worked as a youth gang counselor in the City of Los Angeles. During the time she had to deal with parolees, these days she even hires parolees to work in her Pitbull Rescue center. Toress is currently married to Aren Marcus Jackson.