“On any given weekend, New York has more dogfights than any other city,” said John Goodwin of the Humane Society, the animal protection group that has monitored the illegal sport since 1954.
City’s shame as capital of illegal dog fighting
“It’s a felony, so it’s not in your face,” Goodwin said. “But we hear about it happening in body shops, empty warehouses and new developments that are still under construction.
“Guys drink beer, place bets, watch the dogs and leave. Construction workers return on Monday to find the bloody aftermath.”