“Man’s best friend” may fight to the death in dogfights, often with tens of thousands of dollars at stake. Dogfighters sometimes kill the losing dogs, and even winning dogs may die from their wounds. Police often discover drugs, guns, and even murder in connection with dogfights.
News & Events
November 12, 2014
The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama concluded sentencing today for eight individuals arrested during the second largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history in August 2013.
October 21, 2014
A four-month-long investigation led to the rescue of 50 dogs from a suspected dogfighting operation in Sevier County, Tennessee, and the arrest of three people.
July 23, 2014
Where Are They Now? Catching Up With a Few Animals Whose Plights, Flights and Remarkable Spirits Touched Our Hearts
Meet 15 animals rescued by The HSUS who have found their way home from desperate situations.
May 12, 2014
To step up its fight against all forms of illegal animal cruelty, The Humane Society of the United States formed its National Law Enforcement Council comprising current and former law enforcement officers and prosecutors from across the country.