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Crowdsourced $70K raised by outraged pet-lovers donated to animal charities

A year after an emaciated dog and cat were discovered dead in an alley with their muzzles taped shut, thousands of dollars donated by outraged animal lovers to a reward fund was distributed to three charities on Thursday. 240 more words

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Police: Chaska Man Bit Off Girlfriend's Ear, Beheaded Her Cat

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Chaska man faces charges of assault, making terroristic threats and mistreating animals after he allegedly beat his girlfriend, bit part of her ear off, threatened to kill her several times, and dismembered her cat in the apartment living room. 400 more words


Investigators seek leads in animal cruelty case

WENTWORTH, N.C. — Rockingham County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a leads in an animal cruelty case.

Coy Rahman, 71, of Reidsville told deputies that his 9-year-old cat, Toby, was shot Jan. 121 more words


Exotic Animals in Ohio are Again in the News

Ohio has an exotic animal problem. 

Yep, they still have problems, even after Zanesville and the so-called revamping of laws addressing exotic animal ownership.

So what happened this time? 313 more words


Fairfax, Virginia, Passes City-wide Ban on Continuous Dog Chaining

Paws Up!
To Fairfax City Council in Virginia for passing an ordinance that dramatically limits dog tethering.

According to a recent news article, Fairfax, VA, recently passed a city… 184 more words

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Video - This is the GoDaddy Superbowl ad pulled over 'animal cruelty' complaints

Mirror: GoDaddy have been forced to cancel their Superbowl advert after furious customers were left in uproar.

The domain-registration company released a preview of their ad in anticipation of the game, set to be aired on February 1. 29 more words