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 animal cruelty.
There are many ways to learn about and take part in National Dog Fighting Awareness Day. For starters, watch and share the short documentary below to see for yourself why this issue needs to be in the national spotlight.
You could also watch our Google Hangout panel discussion, which took place on April 8, featuring experts from the ASPCA; take our interactive quiz to see how much you know and don’t about dog fighting in America; and check out images from our dog fighting exhibit at the Crime Museum.
Below, you'll find links to learn more about dog fighting, review the most recent ASPCA dog fighting raids and arrests, and read rescue stories of animals freed from lives of suffering and abuse.