The Pennsylvania SPCA says they busted a dog fighting ring Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Police in Philadelphia are investigating an apparent dogfighting ring in the Germantown neighborhood of the city.
Efforts to combat dog fighting got a big boost in a New Jersey assembly committee, which has cleared a bill that tightens animal cruelty laws in the state.
On Sunday, Police in Philadelphia executed a search warrant and broke up an alleged dog fighting ring.
A brutally abused and emaciated pit bull was found in a Chester County ravine on Monday and the CCSPCA is seeking the public’s help in locating the people responsible.
The dog, now named Jhumpa Jones, lives in Bethlehem, near Albany.
George Bengal with the PSPCA says this is the largest dog fighting operation he’s ever seen in Philadelphia.
A Pennsylvania dog rescue group has their sights set on a different kind of second chance. They are trying to buy Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick’s “Bad Newz Kennels,” and turn it into a dog sanctuary.
The PSPCA investigated 1,177 animal fighting cases last year almost five times more than the amount in 2008 where there were 237 investigations.