About Dog Fighting
May 9th, 2013
A former bait dog has a new leash on life thanks in part to a group of young Manhattan students. Misty, an American Pit Bull Terrier, was discovered on a Brooklyn street corner covered head to toe in severe gashes and deep bite wounds, an indication that the 6- to 9-month-old puppy was used as a...
May 2nd, 2013
A Massachusetts community has banded together in support of a young dog found injured on one of its streets Monday. A Leominster resident found the tan-colored Pit Bull Terrier in horrible condition; he was underweight, covered in fresh wounds on his head, shoulder, hind legs, right eye and...
March 26th, 2013
The FBI and ASPCA raided a dog-fighting operation spanning three states — Kansas, Missouri, and Texas — and rescued nearly 100 dogs, many of which were Pit Bulls.
January 2nd, 2013
Under the new law, people convicted of dogfighting or cockfighting in the state of Michigan could face up to 20 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.
August 8th, 2012
A total of 46 Pit Bulls were found in two dog-fighting locations in Kalamazoo, Michigan; two men were taken into custody and charged — one is a repeat offender.
by Leslie Smith on August 7th, 2012
Iowa Congressman Steve King thinks those who believe dog fighting should be illegal have their priorities out of whack. Our editor disagrees — and questions his logic.
August 2nd, 2012
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and his remarks about dog-fighting that were made at a "tele-townhall" on Monday have caused a stir in the animal-righs community.
July 11th, 2012
A video featuring rapper Young Calicoe giving a tour of a Detroit home brought outrage from the public; today, authorities removed the animals from that residence.
July 10th, 2012
Thanks to a video featuring Detroit battle rapper Young Calicoe that surfaced on the Internet, the Michigan Humane Society is looking into potential dog fighting.
June 27th, 2012
An apartment building's superintendent was arrested after it was discovered he was allegedly running an illegal dog-fighting operation in the basement; 47 Pit Bulls were removed.
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