Animal Abuser Slapped With 15 Year Prison Sentence In Dog Fighting Case

Animal Abuser Slapped With 15 Year Prison Sentence In Dog Fighting Case

Advertisement Warning: Some people may find the images in this post disturbing. Devechio Rowland has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and another 35 on probation for starving, abusing and abandoning more than 100 dogs in the woods of Polk County, Georgia last year. Approximately 30 animal rights advocates sat outside the courthouse with a few of the dogs that suffered at Rowland’s hands. Some cried when they learned the abuser’s sentence. “I’m not good at all,” one man told NBC 11Alive. “I think that’s a slap on the wrist.” The man…continue reading →
Patrick Stewart Teams Up With The ASPCA To End Dog Fighting

Patrick Stewart Teams Up With The ASPCA To End Dog Fighting

Advertisement Last April, the ASPCA announced a partnership with iconic actor, Sir Patrick Stewart, to “raise awareness on the prevalence of dog fighting in the U.S. and encourage animal lovers nationwide to take action against one of the most brutal forms of animal cruelty.” This past week, in honor of National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, Stewart visited the ASPCA’s Canine Annex for Rehabilitation and Enrichment (CARE) to visit with former fighting dogs, including a special cutie named Orson. As Sir Patrick says in the video, “Dogs are born to enjoy walks in the park,…continue reading →