Dogfighting 'Godfather' Ed Faron Pleads Guilty to Felony Dogfighting

Images from the Wildside Kennels MySpace page that has since been taken down. Rescue Groups Absent UPDATE 02/18/09: Following a judge's order, Wilkes County Animal Control euthanized 146 pit bulls. On Monday, Judge Ed Wilson Jr. of Superior Court ruled that state law defines dogs as dangerous if they are involved in a dogfighting operation and a county ordinance requires that dangerous dogs be destroyed. A number of rescue groups had offered to place the dogs, but none of th… [Read full blog post]

Anti-BSL Organization,, Gives Donated Funds to Alleged Dogfighters

Albert "Al" White: Guilty UPDATE 03/13/09: Albert "Al" White -- a formerly alleged dogfighter that openly provided donations to -- recently pleaded guilty to a slew of serious charges. White was ordered to serve 10 years in prison followed by another 10 years on probation. The charges to which White pleaded guilty include: 25 counts of dogfighting, 21 counts of cruelty to animals, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and six counts of child m… [Read full blog post]