animal cruelty

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Michigan Man Charged With Cruelty After Dog Shot With Arrow

Gemma’s owner told investigators he shot the dog with a crossbow after she behaved aggressively toward a second dog he owned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2015

(credit: Michigan Humane Society)

Dog Found In Lansing With Chain In Neck; Authorities Offering $2,500 Reward For Info

Officers responded to a complaint and found a male, blue pit-bull mix with a heavy chain embedded into its neck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2015

Cody Michael Tyler (credit: Livingston County)

Man Who Stomped 6 Kittens To Death Sentenced To Year In Jail

A Michigan man who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in the stomping death of six kittens said he feels “horrible.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

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Man, 23, Convicted By Jury After Burning, Running Over Schnauzer

A jury has convicted a 23-year-old Bay City man on an animal killing charge for running over a badly burned schnauzer with his vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2015

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

(credit:  Humane Society of Huron Valley)

Investigators Suspect Dog Fighting In Case Of Pit Bulls Dumped In Washtenaw County

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is asking for tips in the cases of several injured dogs found dumped in Washtenaw County of the past few days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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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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Authorities Investigate Video Of Child Throwing Puppy Into Street

Flint-area officials are investigating a suspected case of animal cruelty after a video posted online showed a child repeatedly throwing a puppy into a street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2014

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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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