Stories tagged: animal abuse
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
A popular drive-thru game farm in Sequim is being sued for allegedly violating federal and state endangered species laws with its confinement and neglect of protected animals.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Federal inspectors have repeatedly ordered a southeast Iowa fur farm to improve the grim living conditions for ferrets, foxes, raccoons and skunks it sells to government laboratories and pet stores.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
A New Hampshire woman charged with animal cruelty after 84 Great Danes were seized from her home is going on trial, but first a judge will consider her request to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
A recent string of cat killing and mutilation has prompted an investigation by the Spokane County Regional Animal Service, according to KHQ.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
Carolyn and Debbie Lattin, the operators of Lattin’s County Cider Mill and Farm, were back in Thurston County Disrict Court on Friday to take part in another hearing related to …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017
A Vermont woman is facing charges after police say they found at least 80 animal carcasses in her trailer.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is again looking for a serial animal abuser, suspected most recently of deliberately poisoning pieces of cooked meat and leaving them for dogs to find.
Wed., July 12, 2017
A northwest Washington farmer charged in April with starving his animals to death has avoided felony convictions and will get several surviving cows back.
Mon., June 26, 2017
A Portland woman says she used a car jack to break a window after spotting a dog stuck inside of a Mercedes in 89 degree- weather with little air.
Mon., June 19, 2017
Police and animal welfare workers in New Hampshire say they’ve seized 84 neglected Great Danes, most of them from an eight-bedroom mansion that had floors covered with feces.
Tue., June 6, 2017
Police officers in an Idaho city are seeking information regarding someone using a blowgun-type weapon to shoot cats.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Coeur d’Alene police are looking for the person who shot a cat with a metal dart on Saturday. They suspect the same person shot another cat with a blowgun just …
Sat., March 11, 2017
The attorney for a Moscow woman charged with five counts of cruelty to animals said he plans to file a motion of suppression Monday to remove from evidence photographs that …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
A 51-year-old Moscow woman pleaded not guilty to five counts of animal cruelty Wednesday at the Latah County Courthouse.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
Five horses belonging to a Moscow woman were taken into protective custody Tuesday by the Moscow Police Department after a lengthy investigation and a series of Facebook posts about the …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
A southern Oregon woman who had nearly 60 animals removed from her property last winter has been sentenced to perform 240 hours of community service and pay the veterinary bills.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
An eastern Idaho rancher is searching for the person who stabbed one of her horses to death.
Wed., July 6, 2016
Police say detectives monitoring social media over the holiday weekend watched a live video of two men throwing fireworks at dogs chained in a backyard in South Carolina.
Mon., June 6, 2016
A central Idaho man police say killed an English bulldog puppy by dragging it with a leash looped around its neck has been charged with cruelty to animals.
Mon., April 25, 2016
An Idaho man convicted for breaking into a Boise zoo in 2012 and brutally beating to death a Patas monkey is accused of violating his parole.
Tue., April 5, 2016
Authorities say they found at least 50 puppies and small dogs in steel crates inside a van behind a northern New Jersey pet store.
Tue., March 15, 2016
Animal cruelty officials in Pennsylvania are investigating after a horse riddled with over 100 paintball remnants was found abandoned at a stable.
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016
Last year SCRAPS rescued more than 10,000 animals. In 2016 they’ve already rescued 75.
Wed., July 29, 2015
Three of the goats used by the city of Coeur d’Alene for weed control were stabbed at a city well, leaving one nearly decapitated and a second mortally wounded. Police …
Wed., July 8, 2015
A 31-year-old woman allegedly abandoned two children last week at a Home Depot in Spokane Valley after an employee caught her stealing inventory. Amber M. Elliott is accused of trying …
UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2015
The Kootenai County sheriff is seeking public assistance in finding the person responsible for abusing and abandoning two puppies in Worley on Saturday.
Sun., May 3, 2015
BOISE – When Idaho lawmakers passed the state’s “ag gag” law in 2014, criminalizing surreptitious videotaping of agricultural operations, they said they were targeting “agri-terrorism” and “extremists” who target “our …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
BOISE – Legislation to criminalize surreptitious filming at agricultural operations cleared an Idaho House committee with just one “no” vote on Thursday, and now heads to the full House. The …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014
BOISE – Dairy farmers enraged by animal-rights activists who spy on them in a bid to document abuse got a boost Friday when Idaho senators voted to intensify punishments for …
Fri., Feb. 14, 2014
Dairy farmers enraged by animal-rights activists who spy on them in a bid to document abuse got a boost Friday when Idaho senators voted 23-10 to intensify punishments for those …