Animal abuse

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Dog Survives After Being Shot Twice & Tied To Tracks

A dog is expected to survive after being shot multiple times and found tied to railroad tracks.

03/05/2015

South Florida residents stepped in to help "Olaf" who was severely beaten. (Source: CBS4)

Bad Case Of Animal Abuse Has Dog Lovers Stepping Up To Help

A case of animal abuse in Palm Beach County has dog lovers all over South Florida stepping up to help.

02/24/2015

A South Florida group is asking for the public's help to find a person who tied a rope around a cat's neck and left him in the street. (Courtesy: Undercats4Life)

Group Offers Reward To Find Person Who Tied Rope Around Cat

A South Florida group is asking for the public’s help to find a person who tied a rope around a cat’s neck and left him in the street.

02/06/2015

Leslie Meyers (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged After Dead Puppy Found In Car

A Tallahassee man was arrested after sheriff’s deputies found a dead puppy and four malnourished adult dogs in his rental car at a Dania Beach motel.

01/14/2015

Fiji the chihuahua was rescued from her owner's hot car. She is now in foster care. (Source: CBS4)

Dog Left Inside Hot Car Gets A New Home

A dog, saved by police after being left inside his former owner’s hot car, has found a new home.

01/09/2015

Natalia Nieto is accused of leaving her small dog inside a hot car parked. (Source: Miami-Dade Mugs)

Small Dog Left In Hot Car Lands Owner In Jail

A 27-year-old woman who police say left her small dog inside her hot car while she feasted with family members at a nearby buffet restaurant, now faces one criminal count of animal cruelty.

01/08/2015

Lazaro Ruiz  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Homestead Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Homestead man has been arrested in what’s been called a disturbing case of animal abuse.

11/19/2014

Gisela Tacao was charged with 53 counts of animal abuse. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Hialeah Pet Rescue Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

A woman who ran a pet rescue in Hialeah has been charged with more than 50 counts of animal cruelty after police found the animals living in filth in a small warehouse. The woman is likely facing more charges after police found scores more animals – some in grave condition – at her home in North Miami-Dade on Thursday.

04/17/2014

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

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