animal abuse

5 Pit Bulls found abandoned, neglected in the woods in Pasadena. Another was found dead. (Credit: Anne Arundel County Police Dept.)

Md. Police Find 1 Dead, 5 Abandoned Dogs in the Woods

Police are looking for the owner of five dogs found abandoned, and one found dead, in Pasadena.


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$7K Reward Offered for Info in Dog Burned in Maryland

Animal welfare advocates are offering a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever used a scalding-hot substance to burn a dog in Prince George’s County.


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Woman Charged After Dog is Left in Car

Anne Arundel County Police have charged a New York City woman with animal abuse after her dog was left inside her car for two hours as temperatures reached 88 degrees. The animal was later euthanized.


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Abused Puppy Found Nearly Dead in Baltimore Alley

A mixed breed puppy is barely hanging on to life after being found too weak to walk by in an alley in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Baltimore.


Baltimore Police officer Alec Taylor has been charged with killing a 7-month-old puppy and sending his girlfriend pictures of the deceased dog. (credit: Montgomery County Police)

Police: Enraged Officer Killed Puppy, Sends Pictures Of Dead Dog To Girlfriend

Police in Montgomery County have arrested a 27-year-old man for the brutal and intentional killing of a seven-month-old puppy.


Porter, a male pit bull mix, was found suffering from two broken femurs, a displaced jaw and was missing several teeth from what the Washington Humane Society believes to be a history of physical abuse. (credit: Washington Humane Society)

Serial Animal Abuser Allegedly Beat, Killed 3 Dogs

As least 10 dogs, including three that are now dead, were allegedly abused by a D.C. man over the past few years, the Washington Humane Society says.


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Skinned Animals Found in Loudoun Co. Creek Prompt Investigation

A felony animal cruelty investigation has been launched following the discovery of a skinned dog in a Loudoun County creek.


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As Heat Wave Bakes Region, A Lesson on Kids and Pets in Cars

Two children in the region have died so far this summer after being left in cars. At least one animal has suffered the same fate.


Xena. (Photo credit: Anne Arundel County Police)

Cat Wounded by Arrow, Md. Police Investigating

Anne Arundel County police say a cat is recovering after being shot in the shoulder with an arrow.


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Man Who Raped, Killed Goat While On Bath Salts Declared Not Competent For Trial

An area resident who was facing charges related to allegedly raping and murdering a goat while high on bath salts has been declared not competent to stand trial by a county judge.