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National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

The ASPCA designated April 8 as National Dog Fighting Awareness Day (NDFAD) to increase understanding and awareness about dog fighting and to encourage animal-lovers across the country to take action against this brutal form of cruelty.

National Dog Fighting Awareness DayThere are many ways to learn and take part in National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, now in its second year. For starters, watch and share the short documentary below to see for yourself why this issue needs to be in the national spotlight.

You can also lend your voice to animals in need by downloading our digital toolkit and joining our campaign to #GetTough on dog fighting, or by signing our petition to ask the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prosecute more dog fighting cases.

Below, you’ll find links to learn more about dog fighting and the ASPCA’s work to end this cruel bloodsport nationwide.

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