Law enforcement officials, the sheltering community, and the public used to view dogs seized from dogfighting rings as too dangerous to place. The Michael Vick case and its ensuing media coverage of rehabilitated pit bulls served as a wake-up call that better options exist for these dogs
"A New Day for Fight-Bust Dogs,"
ANIMAL SHELTERING: Vol. 2011
, Article 6.
Available at: https://animalstudiesrepository.org/animshel/vol2011/iss4/6