Was Patrick a bait dog? Help needed for this Texas shelter victim

In San Antonio, Texas, Patrick arrived at the San Antonio Animal Care Services on Wednesday. Was the two-year-old dog a bait dog used in illegal dog fighting training? There has been no confirmation on what … Read More

Young dog died after Tennessee man posted dog fight on social media

In Cleveland, Tennessee, a young dog died on Monday and a man has been arrested after a video posted on social media showed two dogs fighting. Matthew Garman, 21, faces dog fighting or baiting animals … Read More

156 dogs rescued from illegal dog fighting operations in Georgia

In Macon, Georgia,  11 federal search warrants were executed Wednesday morning related to suspected violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and drug trafficking, resulting in the rescue of 156 dogs.

The investigation has … Read More

Dog fighting allowed in Pennsylvania? Hounds attack coyotes in contest

In Frenchville, Pennsylvania, the annual coyote killing contest begins today. For the next three days every coyote killed using guns, traps or dogs are rewarded with cash prizes. The Mosquito Creek Sportsman Club is hosting … Read More

Last Michael Vick’s ‘Vicktory dog’ Meryl has died

One of the many dogs rescued from a dog fighting operation associated with Michael Vick’s BadNewz Kennels died late last week. Meryl was the last of the 22 dogs rescued in 2007 living at Best … Read More

Poor dog has been through hell and needs urgent rescue

Meet Cole; he was found as a stray, and from his appearance there is little doubt that this boy hasn’t been through hell.

According to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control Placement Network, Cole … Read More

Our hearts are breaking: Urgent plea to help sweet ‘Jody’

Our hearts are breaking as photos of Jody are shared on social media. Currently at Memphis Animal Services, the 12-year-old white and gray female terrier remains in the medical section of the shelter who has … Read More

Three men accused of abusing pit bulls for fighting freed without bail

At the Manhattan Criminal Court, three men accused of abusing pit bulls, training them to fight and pushing them into illegal dog fights were free without bail on Friday. The men were ordered to stay … Read More

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushes back to honor Vick at Pro Bowl

In Philadelphia, the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to push back on the controversy to honor Michael Vick at the Pro Bowl.

According to AbcNews, in a news conference on Wednesday, Goodell stated he … Read More

Over 330,000 sign petition to remove Michael Vick as Pro Bowl captain

Petitions, demanding the NFL to remove former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick as one of four Legends captains at the 2020 Pro Bowl, have continued to generate hundreds of thousands of signatures. By Sunday morning, … Read More