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Salisbury Post reports Charles Miller (Lansing) went to Ingham Animal Control and identified the two dogs — Sammy and Night or Nightmare — as his.

From the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Medications, syringes, a bite stick, and IV bag, and firearms were among the items seized at a Kenly Street home owned by a dog breeder who authorities say trained and sold dogs to be used in dog fighting. Federal search warrants list the items that were seized a week…
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9/14/17 – Group Save The Lansing Michigan Pit Bulls pushing for all dog-fighting dogs to be evaluated

From WILX.com http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Group-pushing-for-all-dog-fighting-dogs-to-be-evaluated-444573733.html They just want to make sure the dogs get a chance. “They need to know what love is and what life is and how to run around the yard,” smiles Jamie Hillman. She’s one of the many people fighting to save the pitbulls seized from a dog fighting ring that stretched through…
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September 11, 2017 – Thank you letter from Eaton County Animal Control to Coalition members for donations.

Eaton County Animal Control September 11, 2017 Now that we are finally getting able to catch our breath from everything that has happened the last couple of months we want to thank everyone who has showed compassion and who has donated to our shelter dogs and the shelter itself! Our dogs have received so much…
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Officials seek options as support for seized pit bulls swells

Christopher Haxel and Ken Palmer, Lansing State JournalPublished 12:09 p.m. ET Aug. 25, 2017 | Updated 4:54 p.m. ET Aug. 25, 2017 LANSING – Ingham County officials are exploring an arrangement that might allow at least some of the dogs seized in a local dogfighting investigation to escape euthanasia as their fate draws growing nationwide attention. A civil…
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Effort to save 53 pit bulls, dogfighting investigation overwhelms shelters

Eric Lacy, Lansing State Journal Published 2:18 p.m. ET Aug. 9, 2017 | Updated 4:51 p.m. ET Aug. 9, 2017 Over the course of several months, officials have removed 53 dogs from various addresses. They are believed to be part of a ‘professional’ dogfighting ring. Kayla Daugherty/Lansing State Journal. LANSING — Ingham County Animal Control officials have 43…
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Animal Control investigation dog fighting and abuse

By News 10 | Posted: Thu 10:25 PM, Jul 27, 2017  | Updated: Wed 8:17 PM, Aug 02, 2017 Eaton County Animal Control has been helping Ingham County Animal Control in a dog fighting and abuse investigation. Since last spring at least 46 dogs have been seized as part of the investigation. 16 dogs found in Ingham county…
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