— Is making money from your cute dog pictures "sick"? Gawker writer Aleksander Chan seems to think so.
— People connected to Arizona's Green Acre Dog Boarding, including a senator's son, face charges.
— "What they found was heartbreaking. ... He was skin and bones and barely alive."
— For Jacky Lo, drowning a dog in a washing machine wasn't enough; now he's threatening to drown a dog a week if people don't answer his quiz questions correctly.
— A Mills, Wyoming, officer is charged with animal cruelty in the death of Nyx, a Black Lab who had been with the department since 2006.
— Precious Pups Rescue of New York was shut down after allegations it adopted out sick dogs for high prices; is better regulation the solution?
— Imported dogs now must be at least six months old and have updated vaccinations -- I've seen the terrible things that happened before this rule.
— The English Bulldog was used for cash and then discarded, but LaShena Harris didn't give up hope.
— The photo went viral, and police investigated; we're glad law enforcement takes this seriously.
— Too many dogs have been shot and killed by police for no good reason, and it illustrates a broader pattern of abuse that targets humans.
— Alfie Loft became a web sensation of the wrong kind -- he was caught in an act of animal abuse.
— The criminal demanded money, and because the victim didn't have enough, he took the dog too.
— I advised my dog-rescue group not to send animals to Raja Renata Ranch long before its founder faced animal cruelty charges.
— "Dogs and cats were bred thousands of years ago to be our friends and companions, not our food," says the co-founder of SayNoToDogMeat.Net.
— Pages glorifying torture and killing are disgusting. But is demanding that Facebook take them down the answer to the underlying problem?
— Is this fair, considering that it's rare for a police officer who kills a dog to even get fired over it?
— 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.
— The government backs away from the event, and activists rescue some 400 dogs.
— 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.
— It takes a strong stomach to read the new report from the Humane Society of the United States, but it contains reasons to be optimistic.
— It went viral and people were outraged -- who'd expect a police officer to abuse his K-9 partner?
— A plate of meatballs possibly laced with strychnine was found in the city's Sunset District.
— A man forced to kill his own dog after a police shooting backs mandatory police training in nonlethal force when dealing with dogs.
— 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.
— A Texas dairy farmer had to -- after a sheriff's deputy shot her and then walked away.
— Is the case connected with two instances of meatballs laced with rat poison in San Francisco?
— Larry Wallace was finally arrested on suspicion of pouring kerosene on a puppy and causing horrific burns over half her body.
— Display the ASPCA's main color to raise awareness during Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.
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