Court records say the boy killed at least five dogs by drowning or suffocation, watching some take up to an hour or so to die.
A Palm Beach County judge sentenced 24-year-old Jason Scott Falbo II last week after he pleaded guilty to felony 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.
The lawyer argued that his 28-year-old client had “just cause” to kill his own dog.
Police say all of the animals found in the house were alive.
Gemma’s owner told investigators he shot the dog with a crossbow after she behaved aggressively toward a second dog he owned.
Officers responded to a complaint and found a male, blue pit-bull mix with a heavy chain embedded into its neck.
A Michigan man who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in the stomping death of six kittens said he feels “horrible.”
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.
A live horse, a sheep, a dog and numerous cats were also removed from the property.