Today, Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control is humbled by their community. The dogs are safe. And thanks to an outpouring of generosity, they have everything they could want. Some have even been given names for the very first time. And it means something when someone, somewhere can finally call you by name.
We told them (the dogs) about all the amazing people donating and they all send a collective tail wag!
If you haven't been following the story, police rescued 38 dogs from a Nashville home on Tuesday where they had been used in a dog fighting operation. Police came to the home to arrest the home owner on drug charges when they discovered masses of wounded and chained dogs.
All the animals were moved into the care of Metro Nashvile Animal Care and Control where they are slowly being evaluated and given medical care. Some dogs were very emaciated.
State Senator Bill Ketron has tried to pass legislation to combat dog fighting for 7 years.
"My first thought was 'I told you so,' that we should have passed the bill that I carried this year that dealt with animal fighting," Ketron said. "Here's a perfect example of - one week after we adjourn - of things continue to go on. I don't know why I can't convince my colleagues to pass legislation in the state."
We will keep you updated as photos and information are released. More information on this story can be found HERE.