"Organized dogfighting—whether on a professional, hobbyist or street fighter level—has no place in our society," said Jean E. Williams, acting assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division.
Earlier this year, Ryan Hamilton fell on hard times and was forced to surrender his dog. But that wasn't the end of the road for this pair!
Numerous people tried to alert the man about the dog tied to the back of his car before his vehicle finally stopped, police said.
San Diego Humane Society hopes to give new homes to 140 of the rats relinquished from vehicle near Del Mar.
Animal rights groups have praised the move, which will see the brands ban fur from February 2020.
This bill is part of an ongoing effort to encourage pet adoptions and curb shelter killing.