8 Rescued pit bulls ready for adoption
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:55:23 GMT —
RICHLAND COUNTY (WACH,AP) -- Richland County deputies say pit bulls rescued from a dogfighting ring are now ready for adoption.
Sheriff Leon Lott said Monday there are eight dogs ready to be adopted.
In all, 24 dogs were seized when authorities conducted a raid in September.
Lott says most of the dogs have been placed, but eight are still looking for new homes.
Sheriff Lott says two people face dogfighting charges, and a third has been charged with attempted murder for trying to run over a deputy during the raid.
If you're interested in fostering or adopting one of these dogs, please call Pawmetto Lifeline at (803) 622- 4748. Anyone interested in making a donation should make checks payable to: The Richland County Sheriff's Foundation, 5623 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29202.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)