Animal Cruelty

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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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Malnourished Horses Rescued From Chicora Farm

A Butler County man will face charges after six horses were rescued from his home.

03/22/2013

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Humane Agents Remove More Cats From Carrick Home

After removing two dozen cats last week, Humane Agents removed more cats from a Carrick home on Tuesday.

09/04/2012

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Teenager Arrested In Shooting Of Dog In Marshall-Shadeland

Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a shooting that left a dog seriously injured.

06/29/2012

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Woman Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty After Horses Found In Poor Health

A local woman was convicted Thursday in the abuse of more than a half dozen horses, which were left dirty and starving last month. The horses are doing much better after spending more than a month at a quarantine site in Westmoreland County.

06/28/2012

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Crime Stoppers: Marshall-Shadeland Animal Cruelty

Police are searching for suspects in a case of animal cruelty. A dog was shot with a gun and left on the porch to die. Now, after surgery that dog is back home recovering. And Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to help find the person who shot it.

06/27/2012

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