A pit bull and her seven puppies belonging to Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown were among the animals seized in a suspected dog fighting operation in Wisconsin.
A county judge on Friday ordered the dogs be returned to Brown. The dogs were removed May 21st from a pit bull breeding kennel near Eau Claire, according to the Leader Telegram.
The owner of Northland Pits, Joseph A. Sudbrink was arrested and charged with mistreating animals and running a breeding kennel without a license.
Authorties say a criminal investigation is continuing.
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