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Convictions in California Dog Fighting Ring

Despite defense attorneys' efforts to characterize systematic animal cruelty as a less-than-serious crime, a California judge has handed down a second multi-year prison sentence for felony dog fighting. With several recent convictions, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Task Force looks pretty serious about tackling this scourge.

 

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Lisa Wogan lives in Seattle and is the author of, most recently, Dog Park Wisdom.

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