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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    Dogs are chained to pens for use in a dog fighting ring.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    A three-year investigation and multi-state dog fighting bust resulted in the rescue of 367 pit bull terriers in Alabama and Georgia.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    The dogs rescued ranged from 10-month old puppies to 10-12 year old adult dogs.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    Authorities also seized guns, illegal narcotics, drugs used to treat and train dogs and $500,000 from the dog fighters involved in the organization.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    According to U.S. Attorney George Beck, Jr., the suspects involved were gambling between $5,000 and $200,000 per dog fight.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    In addition to the ASPCA and the U.S. Attorney's Office, the operation included the Auburn Police, FBI and the Humane Society of the United States.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    The ASPCA rescued 367 pit bull dogs, from puppies to 12 years old, from a dog fighting ring, Aug. 27, 2013, across multiple state lines.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    The ASPCA believes this was the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    "We are committing to eradicating dog fighting in every dark corner where it festers," Humane Society of the U.S. president and CEO Wayne Pacelle said in a statement. "This series of raids reminds every dogfighter that they are not beyond the law and their day of reckoning will come."
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    "The sheer number of dogs seized speaks volumes as to the inhumane and violent abuse of animals associated with the illegal practices of drug activity afflicting our communities," FBI special agent Wayne Pacelle of Mobile, Ala., said in a statement.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    The 10 defendants are from Alabama, Texas, Georgia and Mississippi. They range in age from 24 to 54 years old.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    The ASPCA is caring for the dogs at temporary shelters where they are receiving much-needed medical attention.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    ASPCA vets check over the rescued dogs and assess their health.
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  • 367 Pit Bulls Rescued in Multi-State Dog Fighting Bust

    According to the ASPCA, it's too early to determine placement for the dogs since they still need to be evaluated. Due to the ongoing investigation, the animals are considered evidence until they are legally turned over to the ASPCA. <a href="http://www.aspca.org/blog/term/aspca-rescues-and-arrests " target="external">ASPCA</a>
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