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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.

10/17/2013

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Prosecutors: Dog Fighting Ring Arrests Rise to 13

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of people arrested in a multi-state dog fighting investigation has grown to 13. Federal court records show Jennifer Hayden McDonald, of Fairburn, Ga., was arrested last week in southern […]

09/23/2013

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Deputies: Ga. Man Stabbed, Unleashed Dogs On Pig

A 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.

04/05/2013

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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.

03/28/2013

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Swan Serial Killer On Loose In Georgia Neighborhood

A reward of $5,000 is being offered in the ongoing search for the killer of several local swans.

06/25/2012

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Georgia Man Held On Bond After Shooting Dog In The Face

Police say a Georgia man is being held without bond after officers found a pit bulldog with a gunshot wound to the face in Columbus.

06/19/2012

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Cops: Georgia Man Hangs Dog Outside House

A Georgia man is behind bars after police say he hanged a dog outside a mobile home.

11/08/2011