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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

Two of the dogs found abandoned outside of a Troy PetSmart. (Credit: Animal Welfare Society of Southeastern Michigan/Facebook)

Officials Try To Find Out Who Is Dumping Dogs

Since April, at least a dozen dogs in poor condition have been abandoned outside a metro Detroit pet store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

Nicholas Conley, left; and Benjamin Conley. (Booking photos)

Brothers Charged In Stabbing, Hanging Of Pit Bull

Benjamin and Nicholas Conley are charged with animal killing — a 4-year felony.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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Authorities Investigate Cat Torturing, Killings

At least five cats have been beaten, tortured or killed since March in a small, West Michigan village.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Patty is seen resting following her surgery. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Dog Skinned Alive In ‘Deliberate’ Act Of Animal Cruelty

A small dog found skinned and stabbed is now in the care of veterinarians in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

Mich. Senate Votes To Ban Gas Chambers In Animal Shelters

The plan requires the use of lethal injections when unwanted dogs and cats are killed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

Officials say someone tried to drown this dog by tying a brick to his leg and throwing him into the Rouge River. (Credit: Dearborn Animal Shelter)

$6,000 Reward Offered In Case Of Dog Thrown In Rouge River

The Labrador retriever-mix was found just before 10 p.m. in the Rouge River with a brick tied to his leg.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

Officials say someone tried to drown this dog by tying a brick to his leg and throwing him into the Rouge River. (Credit: Dearborn Animal Shelter)

Cash Reward Offered In Animal Cruelty Case

Dearborn Heights Police say someone tied a brick to the leg of a dog and dumped it in the Rouge River this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

Dead, Malnourished Animals Found In Macomb County Barn

Police called to a barn in Macomb County found the remains of several dead animals and removed 19 other malnourished animals from the property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

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More Than 50 Animals Removed From Home Where Kittens Found In Freezer

Authorities removed dozens of animals from a West Michigan home where they found at least 10 dead kittens and a fawn in a freezer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

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