animal cruelty

Toddler Found Unresponsive In Home Filled With Dead Rats, Snakes A 2-year-old boy remained in the hospital in critical condition Wednesday after he was found unconscious and bruised in a Gray Court home filled with dozens of dead and dying animals.
PETA Sues North Carolina Over New 'Possum Drop' LawPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is challenging a new law designed to preserve a western North Carolina New Year's Eve tradition involving a live, wild opossum.
Mom Pleads Guilty To Poisoning 9-Year-Old DaughterA woman has pleaded guilty in a New Hanover County court to poisoning her 9-year-old daughter and pet cat.
Alabama Teens Arrested After Beheading Puppies, Posting Video On SnapchatAn Alabama prosecutor says two teens face cruelty charges after they were accused of beheading three puppies with a machete and posting video on social media.
Dead Dogs Wrapped In Plastic Bags Left On Streets Has Neighbors OutragedResidents in an Atlanta neighborhood say they're alarmed after recent discoveries of dead dogs wrapped in plastic which have been left on roadsides.
19 Dogs, Cat Removed From North Ga. Home Authorities in Cherokee County say a man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after 19 dogs and a cat were removed from his home.
Prosecutors: Dog Fighting Ring Arrests Rise to 13
Deputies: Ga. Man Stabbed, Unleashed Dogs On PigA Georgia man unleashed his two pit bulls on a neighbor's pet pig that got loose in a mobile home park, then stabbed the animal 15 to 20 times in front of children and other onlookers, authorities said.
Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Dozen Reptiles Found In Home A Savannah man has been charged with several counts of animal cruelty after police pulled more than a dozen reptiles from his home.
Swan Serial Killer On Loose In Georgia NeighborhoodA reward of $5,000 is being offered in the ongoing search for the killer of several local swans.
Georgia Man Held On Bond After Shooting Dog In The FacePolice say a Georgia man is being held without bond after officers found a pit bulldog with a gunshot wound to the face in Columbus.
Cops: Georgia Man Hangs Dog Outside HouseA Georgia man is behind bars after police say he hanged a dog outside a mobile home.