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A pit bull named Pretty Girl was impounded (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)

Death or adoption? Pitbulls' futures unclear

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
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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
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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
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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)

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Dogs recovering in a North Hempstead Animal Shelter
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(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
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(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
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(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
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(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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