Brandywine Valley SPCA Caring for Animals Seized in Suspected Dog Fighting Arrest

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According to police, Avondale troopers conducting a traffic stop in November saw a pit bull-type dog in the car with injuries consistent with dog fighting. This dog was taken in for care by the Brandywine Valley SPCA, and has since been named Nibbles.
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Nibbles required two months of medical care, including reconstructive surgeries for her jaw.
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Nibbles has been fostered by a BVSPCA surgery technician and is now available for adoption into a forever home.
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When Nibbles arrived at BVSPCA, she had extensive wounds on her face, legs and chest.
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Veterinarians identified Nibbles' wounds as consistent with bite wounds, according to BVSPCA officials.
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Besides Nibbles, five other dogs were seized from the suspect's Coatesville home and taken in by the BVSPCA.
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Dog fighting paraphernalia, including treadmills and medical supplies, was found at the suspect's home.
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BVSPCA medical staff assessed the dogs to be in fair condition.
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At least one of the other dogs seized at the home is in the care of the Brandywine Valley SPCA.
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Along with the six dogs, four rabbits were taken into BVSPCA care from the suspect's home.
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The rabbits were assessed by BVSPCA medical staff to be in poor condition due to inadequate housing and lack of food and water, according to a press release. All ten animals seized from the home will be kept in the care of the BVSPCA as evidence in the case against Molina.
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