A call has mounted on Long Island for the public to report animal abuse, after nearly a dozen dogs were rescued from alleged drug dealers who were believed to be training them to fight.
A Nassau County drug selling and dogfighting ring has been busted, according to authorities.
Thieves cut holes in the shelter’s fence and in the dogs’ cages, officials said.
Police in Paterson, NJ are looking for whoever used a dog as bait, tied it to a pole and left it for dead.
Some Jets fans who are also dog lovers and animal advocates were not happy to hear the news that quarterback Michael Vick has been signed to the team.
Hector Hernandez, 26 was arrested Thursday after investigators found eight pit bulls in cages at his West Hempstead home, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Friday.
The students at the Stephen Gaynor School raised money for the sweet-natured puppy’s medical bills.
Vick is scheduled to talk to New Haven high school students Tuesday with The Humane Society of the United States, which has been campaigning to end dogfighting.