County Uses Civil Law To Combat Suspected Dog-Fighting Ring.
In addition to Oreo and Tupoc, the county wants any other animals Bryant owns.
In Givens’ case, county officials claimed the mother pit bull, Diamond, had fleas, and that she and her six puppies were infested with worms.
Givens’ animal cruelty charge was reduced to animal neglect, and he was sentenced to probation. He did not get Diamond back, but he did get back the puppies, said his attorney Jorge Angulo, who called the seizure “100 percent over-reaction.”