Tag Archives: dogfighting

Never Forget

Posted on: March 27, 2014 - 1 Comment

Bad news for animal loving New York Jets football fans - Michael Vick is playing for your team.  A man that just a few years ago was imprisoned for torturing, electrocuting,hanging and other despicable acts of cruelty towards the dogs he kept in his kennels for dog fighting, is still being celebrated by the NFL Read More

One-Woman Army Rallies Against Dogfighting

Posted on: March 18, 2014 - No Comments

Janet Frisco may just be one person, but she's taking on a major issue in her community with the determination of an army. Calling herself the "pit bull grandma," she has set out to eliminate dogfighting in her area. Frisco lives in Charleston, South Carolina, an area where she feels dogfighting is prevalent, but goes Read More

Attending a Dogfight Now a Federal Crime

Posted on: February 17, 2014 - No Comments

It may seem like a small step, but the implications of the newly passed Farm Bill will be far-reaching in the world of animal rights. Hosting any form of an animal fight has long been a federal crime, but it is now illegal to attend or bring a child to such a fight. Before the passage of Read More

Fighting Dogs Begin to Heal

Posted on: October 4, 2013 - 5 Comments

Just one month after their rescue from a dogfighting ring stretching across multiple states, several hundred dogs are beginning the long road to physical and emotional recovery. The dogs are in the care of the ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States, and are receiving much needed nutrition and medical care.

Massive Multi-State Dogfighting Operation Busted

Posted on: August 27, 2013 - 5 Comments

A multi-state raid on one of the largest dogfighting operation in history is sure to be sending a serious message to dogfighters everywhere. The raid uncovered close to 400 dogs living in horrific conditions; many were without food, water, or shelter. The dogfighting ring stretched from Georgia and Alabama into Texas, and authorities uncovered huge sums of cash, guns, narcotics, and dog fighting paraphernalia.