Borgal said there are several levels of dog fighters
ranging from low-level "street fighters" who challenge other dogs, to organized fighters who raise and breed canines solely for fighting in large-scale operations.
Serious dog fighters
usually stop the fight after a while because they do not want to see their dogs die," said Mr Briggs.
They have an extremely high pain threshold and have long been bred for their aggressiveness, in part for use as dog fighters
, according to Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia.
Breeders and dog fighters
statewide have a self-serving, economic interest in opposing this bill and raising emotional reactions to an alleged ``regulation of pets.
This is something that's commonly found in the possession of dog fighters
Badgers are used by dog fighters
to train their animals as killers.
A LABRADOR used as bait by dog fighters
is making a recovery, it emerged yesterday.
These dog fighters
abuse, starve and kill their dogs for the supposed 'fun' of watching and gambling on a dog fight.
While Mr Flynn was disappointed that, for the current offence, the two men received some months in jail but only a five-year ban on keeping dogs, he insisted the conviction acted as a warning to dog fighters
LET all decent people heed the plea from Perry Barr MP for friends and relatives of dog fighters
to report them to the authorities.
Keating is very friendly with Tom Bell and Stephen Barriskill, the founding members of the Farmers' Boys dog fighters
in Tandragee, Co Armagh.
This characteristic, called ``gameness,''is highly prized by dog fighters
and coveted for breeding.
The public were outraged at the leniency shown to dog fighters
convicted this year - but what is the difference between setting dogs on a domestic pet, and setting dogs on a beautiful fox or majestic stag?
d e mda The brothers, from Aberdeenshire, are believed to have operated among a wider ring of dog fighters
In cities across the nation, dog fighters
and animal abusers are some of the most violent offenders in the criminal justice system.