August 5, 2019
SHARK has released graphic video showing bulls being repeatedly attacked by dogs during illegal animal fights that occurred this past July at the California Rodeo at Salinas. In the video, dogs can be seen stalking, attacking and biting the bulls in the legs and face. One bull has a bloody tongue, apparently the result of a bite.
Renowned veterinarian, Peggy Larson, watched our video and wrote the following:
"After watching the video and the failure of the men in the arena to protect these bulls from attack, my conclusion is that this behavior is done on purpose. I stopped the video several times to look at the bull with the bleeding tongue. He does not retract his tongue. It appears that his tongue was bitten by one of the dogs. I have to wonder if the damage was severe enough so that the bull could not retract his tongue. This is animal abuse."
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra
The video and evidence is clear. It is now upon the leadership of California to take action!
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*For more information about the history of bull-baiting at Salinas, read the Animals24/7 story HERE