GRAND RAPIDS — The little black dog — a terrier mix — spent most of her life terrified, locked in a small cage as a “bait dog” to train fighting pit bulls.
Tethered to a treadmill, pit bulls would try to attack the dog just beyond their reach.
“Her life in that atmosphere, was probably — gosh, I can’t even explain it — it would have been constant fear,” Dr. Wendy Swift, medical director at Humane Society of Kent County, said Wednesday.
Now nicknamed “Minnow, the playful, friendly dog is one of the most sought-after adoptees at the shelter.
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