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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Dogs’ DNA Used to Track Their Abusers: 17 Plead Guilty in Dog Fighting Case

ST. LOUIS — "Scientists and animal rights advocates have enlisted DNA evidence to do for man’s best friend what the judicial system has long done for human crime victims. They have created the country’s first dog-fighting DNA database, which they say will help criminal investigators piece together an abused animal’s history by establishing ties among breeders, owners, pit operators and the animals themselves."'
Read the full story in the New York Times

According to Care2, 17 abusers in the multi-state dog-fighting raid last July have plead guilty as a result of dogs' DNA evidence.

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Dawn Kairns  

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