Postcard from Brechin

 

Social realism factual

 

'The Dog Fight'

 

David Adam

Charcoal on paper

121 x 162cm

 

 

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The 'under-world' organisation of Terrier fighting and Badger baiting in certain areas of Scotland is well known. In the Brechin and Montrose area, residents have suspected that their pet cats are being taken to 'train' terrier dogs to fight and kill; gambling goes in hand with these illegal dog fights.