Iowa Man Gets Probation For Beating Dog With HammerA 63-year-old Mason City man who used a hammer to beat his dog has been given probation.
Iowan Accused Of Torturing Roommate's Kitten Pleads GuiltyA 21-year-old West Liberty man is scheduled to be sentenced next month for abusing his roommate's kitten.
Man Sentenced To 90 Days For Trying To Behead DogA Twin Cities man was sentenced to 90 days in jail for trying to cut a dog's head off with a machete last year. In December, 38-year-old George Nichols pleaded guilty to charges that alleged he attacked an 11-pound miniature pinscher, which he co-owned with his ex-fiancee.
Man Accused Of Skinning, Baking Pet Cat With OnionsA Monticello, Minn. man with a history of drug abuse and mental illness skinned and baked his pet cat on Monday afternoon because "he wanted to try cooking it with onions," charges state. Cody Alexander Mann, 28, has been taken into custody and now faces felony charges of cruelty and torture of an animal.
Animal Cruelty Charges For Man Accused Of Trying To Behead DogFelony charges for animal cruelty are rare, but charges have been filed against a Twin Cities man who police say tried to cut a dog's head off with a machete.