Spotting And Reporting Pet Abuse
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month: All U.S. states have animal cruelty laws — do you know what steps to take if you suspect a pet is being mistreated?
2 Years In Federal Prison For Animal Abuser Who Taped Dog’s Mouth Shut And Left It To Die
Hill plead guilty and was sentenced to 2 years in a Federal prison, 3 years probation and is banned from owning a pet for 25 years.
Dog Rescued After Neighbors Phone 911 To Report Abuse
It’s unthinkable to imagine what a puppy named Galadriel must have endured from people that were suppose to love and protect her, that required her to have a leg amputated.
William Leonard Dodson Arrested For Taping Dog’s Mouth Shut
Caitlyn, a 15-month-old chocolate Staffordshire bull terrier mix was found with her muzzle taped shut with electrical tape so tight her tongue was caught between her teeth.
FBI Makes Animal Abuse A Crime Against Society
New animal cruelty laws will allow authorities to identify abusers and help prevented the animal abusers of today from becoming the serial killers of tomorrow.
How to prevent pet abuse
An infographic with data from the Humane Society of the United States reveals some startling statistics about animal abuse — read how to help fight the problem.
Sarah Palin posts controversial picture of son and dog
The former vice presidential hopeful/Alaska governor posted a picture on her Facebook page of her son, Trig, using a black Labrador Retriever as a stepstool.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014
Happy reunions, dog abuse, and a cow with an identity crisis are some of the topics covered in our top 10 most popular news story recap. Which events did you find most memorable?
CEO who abused dog in elevator resigns
What a difference a holiday weekend makes: A CEO who was caught via elevator surveillance camera abusing a Doberman puppy, has resigned from his company over the incident.
CEO caught on elevator video abusing dog
Video: Shocking footage of the Centerplate CEO abusing a puppy in an elevator provokes outrage; find out how the board of his company punished Desmond Hague.
Ten amazing before-and-after pet-recovery pictures
Pictures of almost a dozen remarkable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens who were neglected or abused and made remarkable recoveries with before-and-after images.
17 dogs rescued, 26 people arrested in Florida dogfighting bust
The residence where the alleged dog-fighting took place had treadmills, raccoons for bait, and other fight-training items; authorities also found two toddlers inside the home.
PETA wants dogs to be protected from bullying, too
Carson, California, unanimously passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to bully anyone under 25 years of age; PETA wants similar laws to protect dogs.
HSUS releases list of 101 “problem” puppy mills in the U.S.
It’s Puppy Mill Action Week, and the Humane Society released a report on a sampling of puppy mills, several of which have been cited by federal or state inspectors.
Indiana police officer caught on camera allegedly abusing K-9 partner
Video: Footage of a Hammond, Indiana, police officer allegedly mistreating a K-9 dog immediately went viral, and the officer involved has been put on paid administrative leave.
Texas veterinarian admits keeping animals for blood transfusions
Update: A Fort Worth veterinarian had his license suspended after he turned himself in to authorities and admitted to keeping a dog he was supposed to euthanize alive.
More than 180 animals rescued from Arkansas puppy mill
The bust occurred in Jefferson County, 30 miles south of Little Rock, after potential customers at Busy B Pets called authorities about the deplorable condition of the animals.
Paralyzed dog gets second chance at L.A. rescue
Starving, sick, with immobile rear legs, the situation looked bleak for a homeless Mexico dog...until a photo of the poor pooch went viral and resulted in his rescue.
Three-legged dog gets prosthetic limb
The Pit Bull Terrier was found with her right paw severed in a Miami neighborhood; an Orlando company donated the artificial limb so the pooch could live a pain-free life.
Puppy mill dogs rescued from small minivan
An Ohio humane agent got a call about a parked van full of dogs: The vehicle was designed to seat six humans, but she found 61 dogs (12 puppies and 49 adults) inside of it.