Today at the Minneapolis Animal Care and Control a press conference was held and nine nine-week old pitbull puppies were introduced to the media Thursday, June 5, 2014, in Minneapolis, MN. Here, five of the puppies and five adoption volunteers hold the puppies. Shortly after the puppies were put up for adoption for the public. Minneapolis is now allowing members of the public to adopt pit bulls and Rotweilers from its shelter. Such adoptions had been limited to rescue organization.