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Animal Cruelty

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Dog Breeder Charged With Cruelty, Killing Puppies

A Northfield, Minn. woman has been charged with 16 felony counts of animal cruelty after being accused of drowning dogs — both puppies and adults — and putting their corpses into her freezer.

04/17/2012

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East Bethel Horse Breeder Charged With Animal Cruelty

An East Bethel, Minn. horse breeder has been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty after an investigation showed several horses weren’t receiving proper care.

01/12/2012

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More Grocers Pull Sparboe Eggs From Shelves

A number of grocery stores have pulled eggs from Sbarboe Farms off their shelves, in the wake of video showing purported animal cruelty.

11/21/2011

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Police: Man Kills Sister’s Cat, Posts About It On Facebook

A 21-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police say he killed his sister’s cat after posting his plans on Facebook.

11/07/2011

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Winona Man Cited For Kicking, Killing A Cat

A Winona man accused of kicking and killing a cat has been cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty.

08/19/2011

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Rochester Man Accused Of Horse’s Mistreatment

Thirty-nine-year-old Gregory Mark Soukup was charged Thursday with animal cruelty and damage to property.

06/02/2011

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Woman Charged With Killing Chihuahua

Prosecutors in eastern Minnesota have charged a woman with animal cruelty for throwing her Chihuahua puppy against a dresser, killing the dog.

03/29/2011

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Lawmaker: Puppy Mill Bill Long Overdue For Minn.

A new bill just introduced in the Minnesota House will once again attempt to regulate Minnesota puppy mills, after several failed efforts in past years.

02/09/2011

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Dog Frozen In Block Of Ice

British Columbia authorities are trying to figure out who froze a dog in a block of ice. We’ve got a link to the story & photo.

01/27/2011

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Man Arrested For Throwing Foster Cat At Ceiling

A 23-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after police say he threw his cat against the ceiling of his apartment.

12/06/2010

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Minn. Judge Won’t Dismiss Animal Cruelty Charge

A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a felony animal cruelty charge against a Rochester man in his dog’s death last spring.

12/02/2010

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