From my friend, Tim Baker, over at Blindoggbooks … an important message!
“You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.”
~Robert Louis Stevenson
There isn’t much I wouldn’t do to help dogs, but for all of my efforts I must admit that I have found somebody whose devotion to man’s best friend makes mine look inadequate.
His name is Gordon “Shotgun” Shell.
Shell is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Detroit who was forced into early retirement in 2010 due to a heart condition.
Now he fights a different battle – he has waged war on dog fighting.
Dog fighting is an abhorrent activity that is much more common than many people know.
Here are just a few statistics about it:
- Over a thousand arrests were made for dog fighting in the U.S. between 2003 and 2008
- An estimated 40,000 individuals are involved in professional dog fighting in…
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