Brooklyn police are searching for suspects who set a mother pitpull/pitbull mix and her four puppies on fire near a beverage distribution warehouse at 91 Ditmas Ave. in Canarsie.
According to authorities, a surveillance camera caught several men exiting a van with a large garbage bag, which they set on fire near a trash bin before driving away just after midnight Monday morning. It is not clear whether or not the dogs were alive before they were burned.
In the meantime, the ASCA said a necropsy will be performed at Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in Manhattan.They are also asking anyone with information to please call them at 877 843-2772.
Readers interested in adopting a pitbull in need of a new home, or would like to report abused dogs that need help are encouraged to contact the New York Pit Bull Rescue Rescue Me! Animal Rescue Network by calling them at 212 788-4000 or e-mailing them pitbull.rescueme.org/NewYork.