Police called it one of the worst animal abuse cases in Illinois and on Wednesday, after four years, a 33-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison on dozens of charges of animal abuse.
A man came all the way from Wisconsin to sell his pit bull for dogfighting, and he likely won’t be going home anytime soon.
Nike re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles.
An animal rights group bought NFL star Michael Vick’s former dogfighting compound on Friday and plans to turn it into a rehabilitation center for chained and penned dogs.
Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick is set to be a guest on the Chicago-based “Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Two pit bulls rescued from a Maywood dog fight are on the road to recovery.
Seven people were arrested and two wounded pit bulls rescued by sheriff’s police who raided a dogfight in progress in the west suburbs last week.
The Eagles are more worried about Michael Vick’s injured leg than another attack on his dogfighting past.
Pet owners whose animals were treated by a veterinarian whose license was suspended in a dogfighting investigation are left to wonder what treateent–or lack of treatment–their pets really received.
Police say Dr. Gary Friederich turned a blind eye when dogs were brought to him and he was told they were used in illegal fights.