More Than 30 Wolf-Dog Hybrids Seized From Wisconsin PropertyAbout 30 wolf-dogs and 14 horses were seized from a property in northern Wisconsin last week after the animals were found to be living in "deplorable conditions" and the owner was arrested on cruelty charges, a national animal humane group says.
Furor After Video Surfaces Of Dog Stunt In Upcoming MovieThe video shows a German shepherd apparently terrified to get into a pool and a trainer forcing the dog into the water.
Wis. Puppy Mill Owner Faces 100+ Criminal ChargesA western Wisconsin man faces almost 120 charges after authorizes seized dozens of malnourished dogs and found several dead ones on his property. The Pierce County Attorney's Office says 68-year-old Stuart Earl West, of Elmwood, ran a puppy mill In El Paso Township.
Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty To Hitting His K-9A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy who was caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, according to Carlton County officials.
Moorhead Man Accused Of Drowning Deer Pleads Not GuiltyA Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he pursued a deer with a pontoon boat until the animal drowned. Fifty-five-year-old Steven William Timm is charged in Mahnomen County with two misdemeanor counts, animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle.
Moorhead Man Charged With Chasing Deer On Boat Until It DrownedProsecutors have charged a Moorhead man with animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle for allegedly chasing a deer with a pontoon boat until it drowned.
Princeton Man Gets 1 Year For Torturing, Killing DogA Princeton man who admitted to torturing and killing his girlfriend's dog has been sentenced to a year in jail but could go free sooner.
Sheriff: Ramsey Co. Deputy Caught On Camera Abusing K-9A Ramsey County Sheriff's deputy faces criminal charges after he was caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner at a Carlton casino. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Brett Arthur Berry was at Black Bear Casino on June 14 and 15 for a canine training and certification event.
1,200 Birds Rescued From Western Wis. Cockfighting RingWisconsin authorities and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have seized about 1,200 birds from a cockfighting ring in Polk and St. Croix counties. The ASPCA says law enforcement executed search warrants Tuesday at four western Wisconsin properties, detaining several people.
Police: Chaska Man Bit Off Girlfriend's Ear, Beheaded Her CatA Chaska man faces charges of assault, making terroristic threats and mistreating animals after he allegedly beat his girlfriend, bit part of her ear off, threatened to kill her several times, and dismembered her cat in the apartment living room.
Emotions Flare As Dog Torture Suspect Appears In CourtIt was an emotionally charged day in Sherburne County court Wednesday as a Princeton man faced charges that he videotaped the beating and torture death of his girlfriend’s dog.
Humane Society Accuses Minn. Hen Processing Plant Of Animal CrueltyThe Humane Society of the United States is accusing a hen processing plant in southern Minnesota of animal cruelty for allegedly drowning conscious hens in scalding hot water and performing other inhumane procedures.
St. Paul Woman Pleads Guilty To Animal AbuseA St. Paul woman plead guilty to animal mistreatment after she was charged with leaving puppies in a dumpster last May. Anna Bertha Robole, 47, plead guilty to one felony charge of animal torture.
St. Paul Woman Charged After Leaving Puppies In Dumpster A St. Paul woman has been charged with animal cruelty after she allegedly dumped two puppies – one of them dead – into an animal hospital's recycling dumpster in May. According to the criminal complaint, 47-year-old Anna Bertha Robole is accused of discarding the dogs behind the Scenic Hills Animal Hospital in St. Paul.
Warrant Issued For Mpls. Man Suspected Of CockfightingA warrant has been issued for a Minneapolis man who was charged with cruelty to animals in connection with a cockfighting ring. Minneapolis Police and Minneapolis Animal Control seized several roosters, chickens, hens and cockfighting paraphernalia from a home at 3502 Newton Ave. N. in Minneapolis on Jan. 10, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's office.