This Is What The Face Of A Rescued Pit Bull Looks Like

26 pitbulls were recently rescued from a Florida dog-fighting ring. One in particular was extremely relieved. [WARNING: this will make you sad and happy at the same time]

Hillsborough County Animal Control Officers recently saved 26 pit bull terriers from a Florida dog fighting ring. They found the dogs chained up in the back yard, many of them bleeding from open wounds.

Animal welfare officers investigating the dog-fighting ring and charges are expected to be filed soon. Adoptions for the recently rescued pitbulls are slow-moving, with experts now assessing how physically and mentally damaged the dogs are.

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