On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the 50th state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty. Although the enactment of new anti-cruelty measures in South Dakota is a step in the right direction, more remains to be done.
It's time again for society to stand up, and shout a collective NO to another cruel, unethical and dangerous blood sport. Our shock and outrage can help relegate coyote and fox pens to their rightful place in America's dark past.
We were the first animal welfare organization given the opportunity to work with Mr. Vick but turned him down due to the unique knowledge we had of his indescribable and barbaric acts of animal cruelty.