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Pennsylvania man shoots dog in face for no apparent reason

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty resulting in the death of a dog in Hampden Township. Kenneth Miller Jr., 53, who had been standing in front of a tree with a … Read More “Pennsylvania man shoots dog in face for no apparent reason”

Woman accused of dragging dog on scooter pleads not guilty

In Bakersfield, California, Elaine Rosa, the woman alleged to have been caught on video dragging a dog behind a motorized scooter pleaded not guilty in court on Monday.

Prosecutors have charged the woman with felony … Read More “Woman accused of dragging dog on scooter pleads not guilty”

Two senior dogs abandoned in Petco bathroom

Two senior dogs were abandoned in a Petco bathroom in  Allen Park, Michigan on Saturday evening. An employee of the store heard crying from the restrooms and when he investigated found the two friendly pups … Read More “Two senior dogs abandoned in Petco bathroom”

Do you believe in miracles? Queen impaled by steel rod recovers

In Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, miracles happen. Animal Aid Unlimited had been called out to help Queen; the dog had become impaled on a steel rod at the base of an electrical pole. The night before, … Read More “Do you believe in miracles? Queen impaled by steel rod recovers”

Florida proposes bill making it illegal to pet dog while driving

A bill, making it illegal to pet your dog while driving, was introduced in the Florida Senate on Thursday.

The proposed legislation is a response to a recent AAA survey, contending that 52 percent of … Read More “Florida proposes bill making it illegal to pet dog while driving”

Tiny puppy found nearly frozen to death on side of road

The Friends of Kershaw County Humane Society had been scrambling on Thursday to help a lifeless little puppy, nearly frozen to death, found on the side of the road by a Good Samaritan.

“Over the

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Neighbor shoots puppy in head in front of 12-year-old child

A Terry, Mississippi man has been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly shooting an eight-month-old puppy in the head in front of  the 12-year-old child who had been calling for the family dog to come … Read More “Neighbor shoots puppy in head in front of 12-year-old child”

Startled by young child, Marshall nipped and now is quarantined at shelter

No matter how many times dog owners are warned about leaving young children unsupervised with dogs, it’s never enough. Children need to respect a dog’s space also. Sadly, Marshall’s life is at  risk; here is … Read More “Startled by young child, Marshall nipped and now is quarantined at shelter”

Letters to Emma: Child with incurable tumor wants letters from dogs

Emma Mertens,  a seven-year-old Wisconsin girl fighting an incurable brain tumor, has been flooded with letters from dogs as per the child’s request.

Emma is fighting Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) and was diagnosed in … Read More “Letters to Emma: Child with incurable tumor wants letters from dogs”

Trapped German shepherd and tortoise rescued from hole

In Fontana, California, firefighters from San Bernardino County rescued a German shepherd and a 70-pound tortoise that became trapped in a tunnel under the neighbor’s backyard wall. The tortoise, named Godzilla, had dug the six-foot … Read More “Trapped German shepherd and tortoise rescued from hole”