Police were still searching for the dogs after the attack.
Detroit officials were quick to defend the seizure of a 2-year-old dog, but they refuse to answer the bigger questions of accountability and deplorable conditions at the shelter.
Veronica Seward was horrified when she saw her 2-year-old pit bull bleeding profusely, laying motionless in a pile of his own feces inside a dirty cage at the Detroit Animal Control Shelter.
The pledge by the mayor means the dogs won’t be seized and euthanized if the rescue group gets its proper paperwork.
Detroit police avoided a potentially ugly standoff with an animal rescue group Monday.
Detroit Animal Control workers have euthanized the wrong dogs, fed puppies to snakes and killed animals with no health problems.
The city of Detroit is threatening to euthanize rescued dogs because the no-kill shelter doesn’t yet have paperwork.
The pit bulls were confined to a burning basement.
When police arrived, the man was naked and pinned on his back as the pit bulls mauled him.
Goats and chickens found slaughtered at a school for pregnant teenagers in Detroit last week were not killed by humans, the Michigan Human Society said this morning.