Bella and Spanky, two American Staffordshire terrier puppies, were being trained for dogfighting. They were starved and didn’t have food or water in their crates.
But, these two adorable puppies have been saved from their horrible fate. After getting an anonymous tip, police in Burbank, Illinois arrested two men on charges of felony aggravated animal cruelty and dog fighting. The police found a dozen pit bulls in a van.
A Burbank police captain said that this is the largest case of dogfighting that they have seen.
Four puppies including Bella and Spanky were allegedly being trained for dog fighting while the eight adults were breeders. The director of the Animal Welfare League in Chicago Ridge said that the dogs will be given temperament tests to determine if they can be adopted.
Bella and Spanky are expected to be available for adoption in a few weeks. The two dogs are just 7 weeks old and not considered overly aggressive. If you are in the Chicagoland area and would like to adopt Bella, Spanky or any of the other dogs, call (708) 636-8586.
Source: Chicago Sun Times
(Thanks Bear’s Mom)