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Dead Dogs Wrapped In Plastic Bags Left On Streets Has Neighbors Outraged

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood say they’re alarmed after recent discoveries of dead dogs wrapped in plastic which have been left on roadsides.

08/26/2014

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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

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