37 dogs found in suspected Tacoma dog fighting ring now available for adoption

Feb 24 2020, 12:53 pm

In early December, the Pierce County Animal Control received a tip that multiple pit bulls were living at a residence in Tacoma and possibly being used for breeding.

According to a Facebook post by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, during a search on December 18, officers found dozens of dogs lying in their own urine and feces, locked inside crates within a garage with no ventilation or lighting. They’d also found paraphernalia associated with dogfighting and breeding.

Animal Control removed a total of 49 dogs from the property, 37 of which are currently ready for adoption at The Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County.

Ranging from just a few months old to five-years-old, the 37 pit bulls are all friendly, loving, sociable, and ready for their caring forever homes.

Those interested in adopting can fill out an application and either turn it in, in person or via email at [email protected].