One of the largest Dog Fighting Rings found in Years
Vannie Franklin, aged 55, and his nephew, aged 41, have both been arrested and face several charges, cluding animal cruelty, dog fighting and pocession of animals used for dog fighting.
This property in seffner contain hundreds of dead dogs as Vannie Franklin confirms that they have been fighting dogs for decades. The property is so large that no one knew that this cruelty was going on, no even relatives. A sister of one of the suspects describes it as 'unbelievable'.
They rescued 7 dogs and they are now in the County's care. They hope to find new homes for these dogs once their wounds have been cared for and their health is returned. A dog's skeleton and blood where found around this property, along side of a large dog fighting ring.
The suspects spent the night in jail.