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Police Department Deletes Facebook Page Following Animal Abuse Controversy

WILBRAHAM, MA (CBS Connecticut)– Controversy surrounds the Wilbraham Police Department after a dog was pushed into freezing cold water at an event called the Polar Plunge. The Special Olympics fundraiser drew more than 100 participants […]



Ex-CEO Filmed Kicking Dog In Elevator Charged With Cruelty

The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada.



Police: Students Stole Fraternity’s Chicken, Ate It

University of Vermont Police say three students are accused of stealing a chicken from a Burlington fraternity house, killing it and eating it at a dormitory.


Wilfredo Andino, Syra Santana (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Two Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charges

Two New Britain residents face animal cruelty charges after a malnourished, dehydrated dog with skin infections was found in their yard.


Attorney for the 15-year-old girls says they didn't realize the cat could have been hurt. (Getty Images)

Maine Teens Face Animal Cruelty Charges For Allegedly Putting Kitten In Microwave

Attorney for the 15-year-old girls says they didn’t realize the cat could have been hurt.



Convicted Of Animal Cruelty, Man Seeks Return Of 63 Dogs

The leader of a Connecticut animal rescue group who was convicted of animal cruelty is seeking the return of 63 dogs seized from his property in Bethlehem in 2012.


Donna Lee Carswell (Courtesy Department of Agriculture)

Animal Rescue Operator Arrested In Madison

A Georgia woman was arrested in Madison over the weekend by Animal Control Officers from the Connecticut Agriculture Department.



No Prison Time In Animal Cruelty Case

The head of a Connecticut animal rescue group has avoided prison time in an animal cruelty case involving 15 dogs left out in the cold.


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Head Of Rescue Group Convicted Of Animal Cruelty

The head of an animal rescue group has been convicted of 15 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty over dogs housed in the cold.


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Father, Daughter Charged With Animal Cruelty

A father and daughter are accused of animal cruelty after Vermont State Police say they found two emaciated dogs in a camper at their Richford home.