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A Metropolitan District Commission reservoir in West Hartford.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Dog-Walker Shoots At Bear Near MDC Reservoir

Authorities say a man fired eight shots at a bear that attacked his dog as he was walking near the MDC reservoir in West Hartford.

07/16/2012

dog in pool

Top Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Connecticut

It’s summer in Connecticut, which means it’s time to grab Fido and hit the state’s swimming holes. Get a little exercise together, commune with nature and enjoy the scenery at the best places to take a dog swimming in Connecticut. Bring a camera to capture beautiful memories of the family’s bushy best buddy.

06/01/2012

Alex Wullaert (Courtesy Branford Police)

Owner Who Killed Dog Told Authorities He Placed Flowers In Tribute

Animal rights activists shouted “coward” and “murderer” outside the court hearing of a Branford man charged with choking his dog to death when it misbehaved.

05/15/2012

Pippin (Courtesy SPCA of Connecticut website)

Shelter Issues Emergency Appeal For Homes For Dozens Of Dogs

The SPCA of Connecticut animal shelter in Monroe is issuing an emergency appeal for families to adopt some of the dogs housed there.

02/07/2012

File photo of an empty jail cell. (Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Women Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child With Dog

Two women were arrested late last week by local authorities in relation to the sexual assault of a child involving a dog.

12/05/2011

Rockville Superior Court (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Reprieve For Dog Who Killed Chickens

An “order of disposal” against the Siberian husky Luna who chased and killed chickens in Tolland has been dropped.
Luna is, however banished from the town of Tolland.

08/04/2011

Life-or-Death Hearing For Chicken-Killing Dog

A Siberian Husky is headed to a Connecticut court for a life-or-death hearing.

08/03/2011

The dead poodle was the same unusual apricot color as this other poodle.  The image was distributed by the Branford Animal Control, to give people a general idea of what the dog looked like..

Branford Officials Seek Dog Killer

A dog was killed over the winter, and its remains left near an abandoned building on Beaver Road.

07/21/2011

Bear Kills Dog At Avon Home

A cocker spaniel tied up at a home on Stonefield Road in Avon was killed in an encounter with a large bear late Friday morning.  Avon Police and Department of Environmental Protection Conservation Police called […]

06/03/2011

Precious (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Police Seek Help For Injured Puppy

New Britain Police are hoping to find a rescue group to care for a puppy found abandoned on Dwight Street this week.

05/04/2011

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