— Precious Pups Rescue of New York was shut down after allegations it adopted out sick dogs for high prices; is better regulation the solution?
— The photo went viral, and police investigated; we're glad law enforcement takes this seriously.
— Alfie Loft became a web sensation of the wrong kind -- he was caught in an act of animal abuse.
— I advised my dog-rescue group not to send animals to Raja Renata Ranch long before its founder faced animal cruelty charges.
— Pages glorifying torture and killing are disgusting. But is demanding that Facebook take them down the answer to the underlying problem?
— A person's business card might say "professional," but you could be dealing with a fool -- or worse. Here are some bad example I've encountered.
— Fortunately, the person who found the dog fell in love with her and will give her a new home.
— A woman went home with a beautiful dog then put an ad on Craigslist to sell her for profit.
— The owner of San Francisco's 4 Your Paws Only service let dogs suffer while she went to the mall.
— And it was a heavily used water fountain -- next to the softball fields in New York's Central Park.
— His dog ran after him each time, but now he's missing and our bonehead doesn't care.
— Authorities believe the dog walker left them alone for an hour, discovered them dead, then dumped their bodies and reported them stolen.
— Bleach in the drinking water is just the start.
— A surveillance camera captures the heartless act, but Gracie quickly found herself embraced in loving arms.
— Sure, you've got a game to play, but for cryin' out loud, why be such an idiot about it?
— It went viral and people were outraged -- who'd expect a police officer to abuse his K-9 partner?
— Authorities also say that Lou Tierce kept as many as five dogs alive in cages after they were brought in for euthanasia -- one for three years.
— John Mancuso adopted Tiger from a kill shelter during his City Council race that fall. Last week, he dumped Tiger back at the kill shelter.
— Six months after Sid the dog was thought euthanized, his family discovered him in a filthy cage at the vet's office and broke him out. The vet was allegedly harvesting Sid's blood.
— A Texas dairy farmer had to -- after a sheriff's deputy shot her and then walked away.
— It's questionable whether Precious, a Riverside Pit Bull, posed any threat to the deputy anyway.
— A dog lingered in pain for 90 minutes after a car accident. When a neighbor tried to help, police threatened him.
— Roxy the Chihuahua survives, but only because an alert police officer saw her being dragged.
— "I personally have no use for him," says one longtime fan of the NFL team.
— A Pittsburgh woman is suspected of stealing Thor the Siberian Husky and having him euthanized.
— "It literally looked like they had taken a butcher's knife, had basically taken a stab into her abdominal cavity. They went through a mammary gland. It was very jagged."
— The couple who abandoned Otto at a shelter asking for his euthanasia turn out to be neither elderly nor destitute as they'd claimed in a note.
— Mya the Lab was turned upside down near a keg; students posted a Twitter photo and were arrested.
— Mistah Metro is no longer welcome at Red Legged Devil tattoo shop, says owner Chris Torres.
— When officers arrived, Gizmo's eyes were swollen shut and he wasn't breathing well, but he's expected to make a full recovery.
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