A Rochester man had a substantial part of his tongue bitten off by a dog that he was attempting to befriend.
Pit-bull owners in Ypsilanti Township who don’t have their dogs spayed or neutered could face jail time.
A Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.
A 28-year-old Waterford man was ticketed earlier this week for participating in an array of illegal activities.
Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they’ve confiscated a pair of emaciated dogs found chained up outside an apparently vacant home.
In addition to raising awareness of animal cruelty, the funds will be used to support MHS’ free pit bull sterilization program, launched earlier this year, which provides local animal welfare groups and pit bull owners with certificates providing free spay or neuter surgery of pit bull-type dog.
The FBI raided an alleged dog fighting operation Wednesday at a home on Detroit’s northwest side that was featured in a video by a local rapper.
Amid the sounds of constant yelping, Detroit rapper Calicoe takes a tour of his reported Detroit pad, leading visitors through a yard full of animal cages with roosters and pit bulls inside.
The Michigan Humane Society said they’ve been made aware of the video and their cruelty investigators are checking it out. The Detroit Police Department is also investigating.
A 14-year-old Flint boy is facing felony charges following a dog fighting bust at a home.