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Animal rights advocates take to the boards to make a point on dog fighting

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Animal rights advocates took to advertising billboards around the Metro. The ads are an effort to find leads dealing with illegal dog fighting.

Investors seeded money for the signs on behalf of 'Advocates Against Animal Abuse" is the name of the organization. Information at the bottom of the ad gives the public a way to report illegal activity.

Rhonda Myers, a spokesperson for the organization hopes others will join in.

"We have got to get people involved. If you know this is going on around you, report it. You can remain anonymous. Don't turn a blind eye to it."

The billboards run about $300 a month. Advocates hope the ads will start turning information up soon.

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