Boston Police Break Up Suspected Dog Fighting Ring In Dorchester

DORCHESTER (CBS) – Boston Police have broken up a suspected dog fighting ring in Dorchester.

Police raided a home on Mather Street Monday night after someone tipped them off about the situation. Inside, officers seized 11 “pit bull-like” dogs that police say were living in deplorable conditions.

According to detectives, the animals were either being held in metal pens, crates, chain link cages or chained to walls.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports

The animals had no access to food or water and were sitting in their own blood, feces and urine. Detectives said all of the dogs were in poor physical condition and had serious injuries.

They also recovered at least one dead dog.

The rescued animals were over to Boston Animal Control.

Officers also seized several items that are commonly associated with dog fighting. Police say the man who owns those dogs is currently out of state, but he confirms the animals belong to him.

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  1. Ed Keenan says:

    let the dogs have their turn on the humans

    1. PROUD OWNER OF 2 PITS, HEATHER says:

      AMEN. …COULDT OF SAID IT BETTER MYSELF. STORIES LIKE THIS,ITS SO DISTURBING TO KNOW THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE SO HOPELESS AN UNHAPPY ABOUT THERE OWN LIFES,AN TAKE IT OUT ON ONE OF GODS MOST BEAUTIFUL CREATURES.

  2. Italo says:

    That is so freaking ghetto. Why does this happen?

  3. Solon_1776 says:

    You got that right! Dorchester is the pits! It seems to be the most crime ridden part of Boston! It is a terrible situation to be culturally disadvantaged!

    IT SHOWS IN PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING

  4. Bruce says:

    Didn’t Vick go to jail for this??? If they get hold of this SOB he should go to jail and not pass go also!!!

  5. sacasam says:

    Looks like the “pit bull lovers” are getting their sweet, sweet, nanny dogs taken away by pit bull haters yet again. The nerve of these dog haters for stealing away these baby sitting nanny dogs! Every body knows Pit Bulls are bread to be nanny dogs not fighting dogs!

  6. Willow says:

    Contrary to what most people think, these dogs aren’t born to kill. They are taught that by people who think it’s sport to watch them kill each other. Other breads have had their day as, “born killers,” and it’s quite sad. The shelters are full of pit/mix dogs who are thrown away when they no longer serve a purpose. Unless you’ve owned or are familiar with one of these dogs that have been raised with a loving hand like other dogs, then an honest opinion cannot be reached.

  7. eustus says:

    More Nanny dogs for the local pound to give away to families with small children. soon these dogs will be coming to a family near you!

    1. Willow says:

      Animals from a shelter are not delivered to anyone’s home. A person must fill out an application for the particular dog they want to adopt. It’s up to the family to choose the dog they want, so don’t blame the shelters or pounds for people who take dogs with unknown origins into a home with children. When does common sense come into this? If people went to jail for lack of it, we would have to build more jails. I adopted two dogs from our local shelter, and got to select the best dog for my family situation.

  8. eustus says:

    unfortunately, the pit bull nutters and dog shelters continue to promote these dogs as “Nanny Dogs”. Where is their commons sense?

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