Hundreds of Animals Rescued from Illegal Indiana Fighting Ring

Almost 600 animals have been rescued by officials during a raid on an illegal fighting ring in Indiana.

550 roosters and nine pit bulls were rescued from one location in Owen County, while another dog was rescued at a home of another Indiana resident one county over. The investigation began from an anonymous and the bust was organized between law enforcement and several animal rights groups.

According to the release, several dogs were found chained in a manner that suggested abuse and their participation in dogfighting, while many of the roosters rescued by state officials were reportedly found with “physical alterations” that experts said were consistent with cockfighting.

Source: Nearly 600 animals saved from illegal fighting ring | TheHill

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