Pit Bulls Rescued From Life in the Ring

Eight pit bulls in Harvey were rescued from a suspected life in the ring.

Sheriff's deputies there found six of the dogs tethered in a trashed-out backyard with no food and water in sight.  Police said they believe the animals were being trained for fighting.

Two six-month-old puppies were found in cages filled with feces.

Animal Control is examining and evaluating the dogs.

The owner faces a variety of charges including animal cruelty.

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