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Man who hurled dogs from parking garage sentenced to prison

An Illinois man has been sentenced to prison time for throwing two dogs from the roof of a parking garage. According to the Chicago Tribune, 23-year-old Edward Hanania was sentenced to five years in … Read More

Illinois teen alleged to have intentionally mutilated eight-week-old puppy

The Kewanee Police Department charged a 17-year-old teen alleged to have intentionally mutilated an eight-week-old puppy on Wednesday with aggravated animal cruelty. According to police, the youth admitted to injuring the dog. 

On Tuesday evening, … Read More

For the first time in 3.5 years, shelter has to make ‘list’ of dogs to put down

For the first time in over three years, an animal shelter in Arkansas has had to create a “list” of unwanted pets to be put down. The sad situation is the result of a huge … Read More

Dogs left in scorching sun died – owners facing charges

In the midst of a heat wave, two dogs in Toledo, Ohio, were left to suffer in the scorching sun. According to Thursday’s ABC 13 News, one of the dogs was found tethered outside to … Read More

Heartless owner dumped starved Boxer with her 8-day old puppies along side of road

If you ever thought you heard “it all” relating to disturbing situations of animal cruelty and neglect, regrettably there’s always more. In South Texas, a volunteer reported discovering a skeletal mother Boxer dumped on the … Read More

Changes in Pittsylvania County after dog decapitated by authorities

In Pittsylvania County, Virginia, a disturbing and extremely graphic video of a dead German shepherd suspected of having rabies being decapitated by Animal Control circulated through social media on Thursday. The Pittsylvania County Administrator’s Office … Read More

Just in: Death sentence for dogs who fail test at ‘shelter’

Dogs who exhibit reactive behavior – or overly fearful behavior – will likely be put to death if they are held at one of the Los Angeles County Animal Services facilities in California. On Wednesday, … Read More

Dumped dogs – shaking in terror at animal control agency

Two dogs, dumped by their prior owner, are confused and frightened inside of their kennel run at the South Los Angeles Animal Services facility in California. The dogs, Molly (age 9) and Chocolate (age 7), … Read More

Animal advocates outraged as South Korean ousted president abandons her dogs

Animal advocates are outraged at the former South Korean president Park Geun-hye after she was ousted from office and reportedly left her nine dogs behind on Sunday as she moved out. According to SkyNews, … Read More

Advocates in England and Wales calling for five year jail terms for animal abusers

Animal cruelty should carry a five year maximum jail sentence says Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, a rescue organization claiming current “animal cruelty sentences are a joke.” The current  six months in prison for … Read More