Animal Cruelty

Caesar Aguilar is heartbroken after two women posing as sheriff's deputies stole his dog. (credit: CBS)

Echo Park Man Shares His Heartbreak After His Beloved Poodle Is Dognapped

I’m very sad and depressed,” Aguilar said.

04/24/2015

One of 17 horses rescued in 2011 by Riverside County Animal Services. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Woman Found Guilty On 17 Counts Of Animal Cruelty Involving Horse Neglect

The horses were severely underweight.

04/08/2015

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Long Beach Man Gets 2-Year Sentence For Killing Adopted Cat

A Long Beach man who aroused suspicion when he sought a refund from an animal shelter for dead “defective” cats was sentenced Tuesday to two years behind bars for animal cruelty.

01/06/2015

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School Leader Charged With Dog Fighting, Cruelty

The assistant superintendent of a Southern California school district is facing felony dog fighting charges after more than a dozen pit bulls being kept in crates filled with urine and feces were allegedly discovered in her home.

12/30/2014

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Long Beach Man Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend’s Cat

A Long Beach man was arrested early Wednesday on animal cruelty charges after he allegedly strangled his girlfriend’s cat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2014

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Riverside County Dog Whose Rear Paw Had ‘Mummified’ Now Available For Adoption

A dog whose left rear paw was injured and left untreated for so long that it had “mummified” is now available for adoption.

12/01/2014

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Couple Charged With Animal Cruelty, Neglect After 93 Dogs Found Living In Arleta Home

Criminal charges were filed Friday against an Arleta woman and her boyfriend for allegedly hoarding more than 90 dogs inside her home.

11/07/2014

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LA City Attorney Charges Lake Balboa Woman With Cruelty, Neglect Of Dozens Of Animals

City Attorney Mike Feuer announced multiple charges Friday against a woman who is accused of having more than 30 dogs, five cats and two potbellied pigs at her Lake Balboa home.

CBS Los Angeles–10/24/2014

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Seal Beach Residents, Animal-Rights Activists Clash Over Killing Coyotes

City leaders announced Monday three coyotes had been trapped and euthanized using CO2 gas within the last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Man Sentenced After Pleading No Contest To Abandoning Dog In NoHo Alley

A 42-year-old man who authorities say abandoned a severely injured dog in an alleyway in North Hollywood was sentenced Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Exclusive: Dog Suffering From Mysterious Chemical Burns Sparks Animal Cruelty Investigation

Jerod Simpson told CBS2’s Stacey Butler he first noticed strange blisters appear on the back of his seven-year-old Lab, Cash, Tuesday night after Cash spent the day in his backyard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2014

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Slashed Pelican, Pink, Released After Remarkable Recovery

Pink was released at White Point Park in San Pedro Tuesday after undergoing two surgeries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Animal Welfare Group Seeks Killers Of LA-Area Peafowl

A Los Angeles animal welfare group wants to track down some killers — of peacocks.

05/09/2014

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Hawthorne Man Accused Of Crushing Wife’s Chihuahua Pleads To Animal Cruelty

Prosecutors say Michael Parker entered the plea Friday and faces 16 months in prison under the plea deal.

04/25/2014

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LA Man Pleads Not Guilty To Crushing Chihuahua

A Los Angeles man charged with running over his estranged wife’s Chihuahua in a videotaped attack has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty.

03/25/2014

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