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On CBSnews.com you can view a special sideshow which takes a look inside dog-fighting's brutal world. Dogs are rescued from a St. Louis, Mo., location...

Horst Hoefinger  |  Jul 13th 2009


On CBSnews.com you can view a special sideshow which takes a look inside dog-fighting’s brutal world.

Dogs are rescued from a St. Louis, Mo., location by Humane Society officials July 8, 2009, part of what federal officials call the largest dog-fighting bust in American history. More than 350 mostly American Pit Bull Terrier dogs were rescued in at least five states. (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Dogs stand chained before being taken away by Humane Society officials in St. Louis, Mo., July 8, 2009. The Humane Society of Missouri says it would welcome help as it shelters about 300 dogs that were seized in raids of dog-fighting operations in Missouri and Illinois. (Photo: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch)