Animal Abuse

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Dog Nearly Decapitated After Her Neck Is Tied With Shoelace

Investigators are trying to identify the person responsible for inflicting a German shepherd mix with a neck wound so deep, her head appeared ready “to come off.”


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Owner Charged After Dog Chews Off His Own Leg To Get Free

A man whose German shepherd chewed off most of its own leg after being tied up outside for a week will have an abuse charge dropped if he completes a mandated course on animal care.


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Viral Cellphone Video Of Dog Being Dragged Sparks Outrage, Call For Action

Calls for action rang out at a Hesperia City Council meeting Monday after cellphone video surfaced of an animal shelter employee dragging a lost dog down a hall.


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Woman, 41, Pleads Not Guilty To Abusing Pit Bull Mix

A woman pleaded not guilty Thursday to abusing her pit bull in her home near Lancaster, the Los Angeles district attorney’s office announced.

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Boy, 17, Charged With Abusing Family Dog After Allegedly Posting Videos On Social Media

The two-year old Weimaraner, which animal control officers renamed “Charlie,” has been removed from the home and has now been adopted.


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Controversial Member Kicked Off Saugus School Board

The Saugus Union School Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to remove trustee Stephen Winkler after discovering he doesn’t live in the district.


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Undercover Video Reveals ‘Shocking’ Animal Abuse At Livestock Auction House In Ontario

Prosecutors have filed animal cruelty charges against the owner and seven employees at a livestock auction house after undercover video shot by an animal rights group showed workers kicking, hitting and tossing the animals as they were readied for sale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Canyon Lake Residents Warned About Impending Release Of Convicted Cat Killer

Members of an animal rights group are alerting Canyon Lake residents about the imminent release of a man twice-convicted of mutilating and killing cats.


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Pit Bull Suffers Severe Injuries After Being Dragged By Car In Lucerne Valley

A dog that was believed to have been dragged by a car was stable Monday and is being prepped for surgery, a veterinarian technician said.


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Hottest New Trend… or Animal Abuse?

Writer Dave Barry is right when he asks: “Seriously, what did we do before the internet?”



Former Beverly Hills Mayor Sentenced For Animal Cruelty

Former Beverly Hills mayor Charlotte Spadaro has been sentenced to three years of probation, counseling and community service for misdemeanor animal cruelty.



Did A Los Angeles Couple Train Pit Bulls To Fight?

A Lake Los Angeles couple was arrested today for possession of cocaine and for allegedly training pit bulls to fight.