Animal Cruelty

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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.

02/15/2015

(Photo Courtesy: Humane Society of Mercer County)

Sharon Woman Charged, Accused Of “Intentionally” Starving Animals

Humane officials have filed charges against a Mercer County woman who they say intentionally starved three dogs and a cat.

02/05/2015

(Photo Courtesy: Western Pennsylvania Humane Society)

Humane Officials Investigate After Dog Is Found Frozen In Spring Hill

Humane officials are investigating after a small dog was found frozen to death in a box in the Spring Hill section of Pittsburgh’s North Side.

02/05/2015

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2 Puppies Survive, But Mother Dog & 3rd Puppy Die After Being Left In Dumpster

Humane officers are looking for the person who left a mother dog and three puppies in a construction dumpster on the North Side.

01/06/2015

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Woman Found Guilty Of Stealing Neighbor’s Husky, Having It Put Down

A Pittsburgh woman has been convicted of stealing her neighbor’s dog and having it euthanized.

12/26/2014

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Police Seek Suspect Who Shot Dog Between Eyes, Left It To Die

Police are asking for help to find the person who shot and killed a dog and left its body along a road in North Braddock.

12/16/2014

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Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting 2 Dogs To Stand Trial

A man accused of shooting two dogs in the head and leaving them to die in a Beaver County park will stand trial.

12/12/2014

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Apollo Man Charged For Abandoning Dog In Woods To Starve

A chance encounter in the woods saved a dog from starving to death, and now her former owner is facing charges for abandoning her, leaving her to die.

11/19/2014

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Man Charged With Animal Cruelty, Accused Of Fatally Shooting 2 Dogs

Police in Beaver County have charged a man accused of shooting two dogs in the head and leaving them to die in Brady’s Run Park.

11/15/2014

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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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