animal abuse

Ringling Bros. Elephant (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images)

Circus Taking Elephants Out Of The Entertainment Business

Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision by the circus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12 hours ago

Robert Denys (credit: Macomb County Sheriff's Office)

Macomb County Man Charged With Cruelty After Dead Cats, Dog Skeleton Found In Home

A live horse, a sheep, a dog and numerous cats were also removed from the property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2015

"Courtney" in the midst of grooming by Kelly Lombardi - a day after surgery. (Credit/Melanie Wittner)

Video Released, Reward Offered In Case Of Dog Left Chained Behind Walmart

“Apparently, the dog had gnawed its own foot off in an attempt to escape from this cable that was holding it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

"Courtney" in the midst of grooming by Kelly Lombardi - a day after surgery. (Credit/Melanie Wittner)

Dog Loses Leg After Being Tied To Fence In Freezing Weather, Police Searching For Suspects

Police in Roseville are on the hunt for two suspects who were caught on video leaving a dog out in the freezing cold.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2015

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Lansing Man Sentenced To Year In Jail In Dog Torture Case

Benjamin Conley was found guilty in August of stabbing a pit bull and hanging it from the roof of a house.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2014

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Ann Arbor Teen Pleads Guilty To Choking, Stabbing Puppy

Officials say it happened last November after the 1-year-old dog nipped at several people during a family argument.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2014

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Mich. Senate Votes To Boost Animal Abuse Penalties

Senate Bills 285-86 would prohibit breeders and pet shop operators from abusing or neglecting animals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

This tiny 7-month-old cat, found alongside a dumpster in Inkster, suffered severe burns over half of her body.

Urgent Appeal For Veterinary Care Of Tortured, Burned Cat

The cat, nicknamed “Hope,” was found two weeks ago alongside a dumpster in Inkster with burns over half of her body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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Proposed Animal Abuser Registry Dropped In Michigan

A bid to make Michigan the first state with an animal abuser registry akin to one that shames and identifies sex offenders has been dropped by lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2013

Bill Would Toughen Penalties On Animal Abusers

People who abuse animals would face tougher penalties under legislation headed to the Senate floor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

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