Animal Cruelty

Furry Tails: Rallying For Angel’s LawA few weeks ago, I wrote about one of the worst forms of animal cruelty – dog fighting.
Furry Tails: A Cause Worth Fighting ForThere’s Gizmo. He’s a Good Canine Citizen and a certified therapy dog. And Ellie. She’s also a Good Canine Citizen and a therapy dog in training. Then, there’s Gisele, Crosby and Mikey, too.
City Councilwoman Introduces New Ordinance Aimed At Protecting PetsThe focus of a new ordinance being introduced by Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris is all about protecting area pets.
Ellwood City Woman Charged, Accused of Abandoning Cats in ApartmentA Lawrence County woman faces multiple charges of animal cruelty, accused of abandoning several cats in a vacant apartment.
Fayette Co. Teen Devastated By Loss Of Horse Shot, Killed During Holiday WeekendPolice are investigating after a horse was shot and killed in Fayette County.
Westmoreland County Couple Charged With Animal CrueltyA Westmoreland County couple has been charged with animal cruelty, two months after six dogs were found inside an abandoned home in Lower Burrell.
Man Found Not Guilty In Cruelty To Animals CaseA man charged with shooting two dogs in the head and leaving them to die in a Beaver County park last year has been found not guilty on two counts of cruelty to animals.
Investigators Consider Filing Charges After 14 Dogs Found Living In FilthMore than a dozen dogs were found abandoned in squalor in a Beaver County home Tuesday, and now efforts are underway to find new homes for them.
Remains Of 4 Dead Dogs Found In Shallow Creek In Butler CountyPolice are investigating after a father and his young son made the gruesome discovery of the remains of four dead dogs just off of the side of a local road near the Butler County-Armstrong County border.
Animal Cruelty Suspect Tells Police He Can Beat 4-Week-Old Puppy Anytime He WantsA Pittsburgh couple was arrested by police Tuesday after neighbors complained that their pit bull puppy appeared to be mistreated.
State Police Investigating Possible Case Of Animal Cruelty In Mercer Co.State police in Mercer County are asking for help from the public as they investigate a possible case of animal cruelty.
Furry Tails: “The Saddest Dog In The World”We’ve all seen those depressing commercials... downcast eyes, ears back, shaking like a leaf, a cold and snowy scene as the backdrop and it’s all set to a sad, sad song.