Hey guys! So I have recently heard about “Dog fighting”. It is a sport, where Dogs are forced to fight each other. People come to watch, and ACTUALLY PAY to get in! Ugh. It is very upsetting for dog owners/dog lovers, and even others who don’t care too much about dogs. Dog fighting is a felony in ALL 50 U.S. STATES, yet people still do it for their own entertainment. It is cruel to dogs, they never did anything to the people, they just got chosen. Dogs have feelings, and many people have feelings for them! If this continues for very much longer, dogs COULD go extinct. Most fighting dogs have their ears and tails chopped of to make sure the “other player” has nothing to to easily grab onto. Most dogs used in dog fighting are picked up on the side of the road. Around 5,000 dogs are injured every year because of dog fighting, and around 1,000 are killed.
However, I believe we can stop dog abuse. Here is how. If you see a dog alone on the side of the road, let it in your car, and take it to the nearest animal shelter. If the dog is very large, tries to bite you, is muddy, or if there is any other reason NOT to put it in your car, call the animal shelter. You can easily look up their number through google, or a phone-book. If you have Cortana, Siri, or Galaxy just say “Animal Shelter near me” to your phone. If you see someone beating up a dog, call the police! Tell them what is going on, just anything to keep the dog safe!