Valdosta Sheriff's Officials Bust Dogfighting Ring

9:15 AM, Aug 27, 2013   |    comments
Still of pit bulls fighting in the late 1990s from a video seized by the Michigan Humane Society Cruelty Investigation Division. (Photo: Michigan Humane Society/Detroit Free Press)
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VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in south Georgia say 27 dogs have been rescued from a dogfighting ring.

Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine told WALB-TV investigators busted a dogfighting ring late last week and recovered treadmills, a large trailer used to transport dogs, training equipment and dog medicine.

Authorities also found drugs and say the dogs are being cared for by animal welfare advocates.

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