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Death or adoption? Pitbulls' futures unclear

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded and is recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013) Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Many of the dogs seized in January and simply labeled evidence while awaiting the outcome of a criminal dogfighting case still sit nameless in cages outside the shelter.

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded and is recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded and is recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

Open sores are visible on a pit bull
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Open sores are visible on a pit bull named Pretty Girl, who was impounded and is recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded and is recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington after being seized from an alleged dogfighting ring. (March 21, 2013)

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