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Sara Zamora is charged with 8 felony counts of animal cruelty. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Woman Arrested For Alleged Role In Animal Cruelty Fetish Pornography

Police arrested a woman Friday on eight felony counts of animal cruelty after they learned she was featured in pornography that showed her killing and injuring animals.

04/05/2014

Nearly a dozen dogs used for breeding and baiting purposes in a suspected dog fighting ring have been rescued by Ft. Lauderdale police and the county’s Animal Care and Adoption Division. (Source: Lisa Mendheim/Broward County Animal Care and Adoption)

Dogs Used For Bait In Fighting Ring Rescued In Lauderdale

Nearly a dozen dogs used for breeding and baiting purposes in a suspected dog fighting ring have been rescued by Ft. Lauderdale police and the county’s Animal Care and Adoption Division.

CBS4–08/26/2013

Vincenzo Carlisi is charged with animal cruelty after allegedly recording the killing of a raccoon. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Second Man Charged In Killing Of Raccoon

A Coral Springs man ended up behind bars after he allegedly recorded a video of another man attacking and killing a raccoon and posted it on social media.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

A pair of severely abused horses were rescued over the weekend from a boarding facility in Miami Gardens.  (Source: SFSPCA)

Starving, Abused Horses Rescued From Miami Gardens Facility

A pair of severely abused horses were rescued over the weekend from a boarding facility in Miami Gardens.

07/08/2013

Bad Dog (Source: CBS4)

Neighbors Claim Animal Abuse Inside Hibiscus Island Home

A rundown home on ritzy Hibiscus Island has become a nuisance for neighbors who claim several dogs there are being neglected.

CBS4–03/27/2013

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Police Search For Person Who Hung Dog From Tree

Investigators in southwest Florida are trying to find the person responsible for a horrific case of animal abuse that left a dog dead after it was hanged from a tree.

CBS4–11/22/2012

Jeff Nelson, Mayor of Southwest Ranches (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida

Southwest Ranches enacts “Marco’s Law”, named for one of the many horses being slaughtered for their meat across South Florida. We talk to the mayor of Southwest Ranches who was a driving force behind the […]

My TV 33–11/04/2012

Calf 'Glory of Embrapa' and mother cow 'Victory of Embrapa,' in Latin America. (Photo credit EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Unveils Shocking Animal Abuse By Major Burger King Supplier

That Whopper you just bought may be funding animal abuse. Miami-based Burger King is finding itself associated with a dairy supplier facing animal abuse charges.

CBS4–10/10/2012

A male and female Belgian Malinois at Miami-Dade Animal Services. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Approves “Dangerous Dog” Ordinances

Dog owners in Miami-Dade will now be facing some hefty fines if Fido goes on the attack.

CBS4–10/02/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Anti-Bestiality Law Finally Passes In Florida

A measure that makes it a crime to engage in sexual activities with animals has finally passed the Florida Legislature after years of inaction.

CBS4–05/05/2011

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