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Greene Co. Man Accused Of Dragging 2 Dogs Behind Vehicle

A Greene County man is facing charges after allegedly dragged two dogs behind his truck last month.

08/27/2014

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Man Beat 2 Cats With Golf Club For Scratching Him

A northwestern Pennsylvania man fatally beat his two cats with a golf club because he felt “betrayed” after they scratched him.

07/22/2014

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Woman In Stolen Husky Case Appears In Court

A Pittsburgh woman accused of stealing a dying man’s dog and having it put down weeks later was in court Thursday.

04/24/2014

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Pet Owner Wants Justice After Cat Shot With Arrow, Euthanized

Ron Iorio says he’s heartbroken that the only photo he has of his pet is an image of the animal with an arrow in its back.

04/14/2014

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Couple Accused Of Animal Cruelty After Puppy Bites Daughter’s Lip

A local mother is accused of stabbing a puppy after the dog bit her daughter’s lip.

03/26/2014

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Cousin: Woman In Stolen Husky Case Being Vilified For No Reason

The Pittsburgh woman accused of stealing a dying man’s dog, and then weeks later having it put down, is being defended by a relative who says she is being vilified for no reason.

03/21/2014

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Brighton Heights Man Charged With Decapitating Mother’s Dog

Police are investigating an extreme case of animal cruelty in Brighton Heights

02/12/2014

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Police, Humane Officials Concerned After Disturbing Discovery In Fawn Twp.

They are helpless animals, defenseless creatures. Even so, someone – for whatever reason – decided to hang a cat, probably while it was alive.

01/30/2014

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Police Investigating After 2 Pit Bulls Found In Dumpster

It was in a dumpster in the city’s Lincoln-Lemington section where a woman said she thought she saw two men dump a body wrapped in what looked like a carpet or a blanket.

10/30/2013

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Several Cats Rescued, But 4 Other Animals Found Dead In Abandoned Home

Authorities have issued a warrant for a Westmoreland County woman after several animals, both dead and alive, were found in the abandoned home she used to live in.

09/04/2013

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Horse Shot Multiple Times, Killed In Indiana Co. Animal Cruelty Case

State police are investigating a case of animal cruelty in which a horse was shot and killed in Indiana County.

08/20/2013

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Dozens Of Birds Rescued From Alleged Illegal Slaughter House

Dozens of chickens and other birds have been confiscated from what is being called an illegal slaughterhouse.

06/26/2013

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Woman Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges In Sharpsburg

Police are calling it a bad case of animal cruelty.

06/01/2013

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Man On Trial For Cruelty To Animals

A local man is on trial for allegedly running a dog-fighting operation.

04/18/2013

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Owner Of Rescued Horses Says He Was Duped Into Signing Over Animals

A Butler County horse farmer is telling his side of the story after signing over six horses that were in his care to a local rescue association.

03/23/2013

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