Animal Care & Control of NYC has a deal on pit bull adoption for Fourth of July weekend

This Fourth of July weekend, some very patriotic pit bulls are available for adoption. Dozens of pit bulls and pit bull mixes are waiting to

Dozens of pit bulls and pit bull mixes

Dozens of pit bulls and pit bull mixes are waiting to find a new home at Animal Care & Control of NYC's Brooklyn center. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - This Fourth of July weekend, some very patriotic pit bulls are available for adoption.

Dozens of pit bulls and pit bull mixes are waiting to find a new home at Animal Care & Control of NYC's Brooklyn center.

During the holiday weekend, residents can adopt one for $17.76, in honor of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Normally, the dogs can range from $75 to $150.

Jessica Vaccaro, with AC&C, says pit bulls are America's most patriotic animals, having been featured in World War I-era posters to promote war bonds. She says there was even a pit bull named Sgt. Stubby, who helped save soldiers in France.

AC&C also has adoption sites in Staten Island and Manhattan.

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