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  1. Ex-CEO filmed kicking dog in elevator charged with crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada. Desmond Hague, the former chief executive of Stamford-based Centerplate Inc., was charged Friday with two cruelty counts as a result of the July 2014 incident in a Vancouver apartment complex.

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  2. ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest in Case ...Read the original story

    56 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The ASPCA A today announced that it will offer a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a malnourished pit bull mix that was found zipped inside a suitcase on Thursday afternoon in the south Bronx by NYPD officers. According to the NYPD, which is leading this investigation, the approximately 3 year old male dog was left sometime before 1 p.m. behind 700 Morris Ave. outside the Melrose Houses.

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  3. Former catering executive caught beating dog on video charged with crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The former Centerplate CEO allegedly caught beating a young dog on an elevator in a posh apartment building in downtown Vancouver last August has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty reports ctvnew.co. On Friday, the SPCA confirmed Crown prosecutors filed charges against Desmond Hague for violating the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

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  4. Arrest in Salem, Ore., cat poisoning casesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Police in Salem, Oregon, say they've made an arrest in a poisoning case that has killed nine cats in one neighborhood. Lt. Steve Birr said 38-year-old Antonio Ramos-Perez was arrested Friday on one count of first-degree aggravated animal abuse.

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  5. This Is Not Your Grandma's Humane SocietyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Small dead animals

    Two women who run an animal rescue operation are facing aggravated animal cruelty charges after cops caught them with more than 100 dogs and one cat stuffed in the back of a U-Haul truck without food, water, or adequate air, police said. Bonnie Sheehan, 55, and Pamela A. King-McCracken, 59, were busted in Fayette County, Tennessee, on Tuesday when a cop making a traffic stop noticed a rank smell and discovered 128 dogs and a lone cat suffering in squalid conditions in the back of the truck and an attached van, the Commercial Appeal reported.

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  6. Oregon police arrest man accused of poisoning 9 catsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KOMO News

    Police in Salem, Oregon, say they've made an arrest in a poisoning case that has killed nine cats in one neighborhood. Lt. Steve Birr said 38-year-old Antonio Ramos-Perez was arrested Friday on one count of first-degree aggravated animal abuse.

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  7. UW-Madison quietly closes controversial cat labRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  8. Reward Grows In Search For Person Who Burned Dog Alive In KennelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... to what they thought was a rubbish fire -- to the neighbors who heard the dog's pitiful whimpering -- to the animal rights advocates hoping for the dog killer's quick capture. When Sacramento firefighters arrived at what fire officials later ...

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  9. Cambridge News published Thousands sign petition against AstraZeneca's plans for animal...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    An online petition calling for a proposed animal research lab in Cambridge to be dropped has attracted more than 4,000 supporters. A group of animal rights activists has launched the campaign to oppose pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca's plans for an animal testing lab on the Biomedical Campus in the city.

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  10. The WilliesWILD Ramblings at 4 a.M.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... of joy are now being equated with something that's slithery, slimy, and eats worms If you think a deranged animal rights activist is something to worry about, wait until you get a pissed-off cat lover narrowing its eyes and arching its back. I'd ...

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  11. Army soldier drowns puppy in pond tied with parachute cordRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A young US Army soldier has been charged with felony animal abuse in connection with the intentional drowning of his lab-shepherd mixed puppy. The 8-month-old canine washed up with it's legs and snout bound with parachute cord, according to a report from ABC on Friday in Fayetteville, N.C..

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  12. Second Chance - Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tualatin Times

    In the lobby of the Columbia Humane Society, two tiny puppies scamper around Dean Cox's feet. The Chihuahua mix dogs are hard to resist - in fact, one has already been adopted- but they arrived in Columbia County through a life-saving dog rescue program.

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  13. Dogs brutally attacked, bird's beak torn off, animal welfare groups enragedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In Alajuela, Costa Rica, people who work in three-dimensional printing have gone to the birds. A nine-month-old toucan named Greece was brought to the animal rescue center ZooAve earlier this month.

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  14. Controversy shrouds captive killer whale in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency decide to give killer whales endangered species status. This would allow animal rights groups to sue the Seaquarium for Lolita's release. Animal Welfare Institute scientist, Naomi Rose, says Lolita's tank is illegal ...

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  15. Alex City man faces dozens of animal abuse, fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Tallapoosa County grand jury has indicted an Alex City man on 75 counts of animal cruelty and fraud charges. Tallapoosa County investigators arrested Nick Patterson, 31, this week once the indictments were handed down -- three weeks after he initially posted bond to get out of jail.

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  16. Emaciated puppy discovered inside of suitcase in the BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    According to Friday's NBC New York News, a malnourished pit bull puppy was discovered inside of a suitcase which was left at a housing development in the Bronx, New York. Just after noon on Thursday, police were alerted by a passerby to the frail pup who was left in a suitcase at a dumpster outside of the Melrose Housing Development.

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  17. Terrence Cody animal abuse investigation: Cut Raven's player upset his dog diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Baltimore Raven's nose tackle, Terrence Cody, will be terminated from his contract with the team after next Sunday's Super Bowl. Cody is under investigation for animal cruelty and while he was due to hit the open market as a free agent in March, the Ravens cut him loose earlier than planned.

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  18. Animal Lovers: The ASPCA Needs Your HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    We don't know exactly how many dogs die in hot cars each day, but even one is too many. Two of the animal protection bills currently up for vote in Massachusetts would help reduce that number, if passed.

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  19. Sacramento Sees Troubling Rise in Animal Abuse CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    More flowers and posters are being displayed at the site in Arden Arcade where a dog was trapped in a cage and burned alive, earlier this week. "General neglect is one thing, but intentional meeting and torture like the burn case is something completely different," Gina Knepp of Front Street Animal Shelter said.

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  20. Man accused of locking dogs in cabinets, closets will represent himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    He is scheduled to next appear in court at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 18 for a pretrial readiness conference. Goode, 58, has a jury trial set for March 16-20.

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