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Off the Chain: A Look into the Underground World of Dog-Fighting - LIB 100 Approved!

Off the Chain: A Look into the Underground World of Dog-Fighting - LIB 100 Approved!

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 29, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:

  • Kirkhof Center » RM 2215/2216

Description:

A LIB 100 approved event, HSGV is excited to host a screening of Off the Chain, a documentary offering an unprecedented look into the underground world of dog fighting that begins with a history of the American Pit Bull Terrier and explores the evolution of the breed. Following the screening, a panel discussion will be held with film writer and director, Bobby J. Brown, HSUS Michigan State Director, Jill Fritz, and Animal Control Supervisor of Kent County, Joe Dainelis.This event aims to bring awareness to the crime of dog-fighting and how everyday citizens can take part to end this cruel bloodsport. This event will also give attendees an overview of what is currently happening with animal fighting, neglect, and cruelty issues in Michigan and the local Grand Rapids area along with an exciting legislative update about a group of bills that would increase animal fighting penalties in the state of Michigan.


Contact:

For more information, please contact HSGV at hsgvsu@gmail.com


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