FURever Friends: Dog rescued in animal cruelty case available for adoption

Dove was one of the dogs rescued after a suspected dogfighting ring was found in Franklin in February.

Posted: Mar 2, 2020 6:03 PM
Updated: Mar 3, 2020 9:03 AM

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Dove was one of the dogs rescued after a suspected dogfighting ring was found in Franklin in February. 

She is a 5-year-old terrier/pit bull mix who weighs 36 pounds.

Stacie Haynes, executive director of the Susquehanna SPCA, rescued Dove and 5 other dogs from the home in Franklin. There were 14 other dogs also removed and placed with other shelters.

Haynes says Dove would do best in a home with no small children, where she would be the only pet.

Anyone interested in adopting Dove can call 607-547-8111 for more information.

Police arrested 41-year-old Nasir Azmat in February and charged him with 41 counts of animal fighting violations and breaking animal cruelty laws.

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