animal cruelty

Gemma. (credit: Lapeer County Animal Control)

Man Who Shot His Dog With Arrow To Stand Trial On Animal Cruelty Charges

A judge has ordered a man to stand trial on animal cruelty charges for shooting his own dog in the head with a crossbow. The dog survived.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2015

Gemma. (credit: Lapeer County Animal Control)

Lawyer: Man Charged With Animal Cruelty Was Justified In Shooting Own Dog With Arrow

The lawyer argued that his 28-year-old client had “just cause” to kill his own dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

Some of the dozen dogs found in the home in Roseville. (Police handout)

14 Dachshunds Removed From Roseville Home After Complaints Of Cruelty

Police say all of the animals found in the house were alive.

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

A crossbow is pictured (istockphoto)

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

(credit: istock)

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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