Beijing News reported on October 15, an illegal dog fight event in Daxing district has attracted more than 100 people. Some have put down only a few thousands yuan, while others who bet over ten thousands on a fighting dog. The total bet was up to more than 200, 000 yuan just in the morning. |
The dog trainers invest over ten thousand yuan each year on their fighting dogs. Dog owners would inject drugs to the animal to enhance their endurance before games. Many fighting events requires a shower for the dog to prevent cheating.
Many dogs seriously wounded or suffered from permanent injured were often abandoned or slaughtered for meat. These fight dogs, mostly pit bulls, will continues to fight until they die.
At 9 AM on October 10, two pitbull terriers went head-to-head with each other in an arena located somewhere in the suburbs of Beijing. A total of three fights took place that day, surrounded by thousands of onlookers, with bets ranging anywhere between 1,000 to 20,000 yuan. Words has it that the money totaled 200,000 yuan within half a day.