Animal Cruelty

One of the largest illegal slaughterhouses found in South Florida was torn down. (Source: CBS4)

West Miami-Dade Slaughterhouse, One Of The Largest, Torn Down

One of the largest illegal slaughterhouses found in South Florida was torn down.

04/17/2015

David Etzel  (Source: PBSO)

Man Charged With Biting Dog, Ripping Eye Out Of Socket

A man is facing an animal cruelty charge after he bit a small dog on the face, authorities said.

04/15/2015

(Source: AP)

2 Tampa Teens Arrested In Case Of Dog Tied To Train Tracks

Two 17-year-old boys, accused of shooting a dog that was found tied to railroad tracks, were arrested Wednesday.

03/12/2015

Scott Hargraves, 50, is accused of taking his 10-month-old Lab puppy to his backyard and shot the dog in the head Sunday night.(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police: Homestead Man Shoots Puppy In The Head

A 50-year-old South Florida man has been arrested for animal cruelty.

01/26/2015

Reginald Ware (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Lauderdale Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Ft. Lauderdale man was charged with cruelty after he allegedly dragged a pit bull pup across a parking lot by its neck.

01/07/2015

Ben Siegel, 41, is accused of abusing a bearded dragon. Witnesses said he put the pet reptile in his mouth, tossed it in the air and hit them with the pet. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Police: Deerfield Reptile Store Owner Hits People With Pet Dragon

Putting a bearded dragon in your mouth will give you neither a beard nor the ability to breathe fire. So what was the owner of a reptile store in Deerfield Beach thinking when he reportedly did just that?

01/05/2015

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

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Dog Fighting Ring Discovered In Polk County

Dozens of dogs and hundreds of cats were confiscated in two separate cases of alleged animal cruelty in Florida.

10/25/2014

- A year old pitbull named Moon is recovering after she was severely burned during a domestic dispute. (Source: Hollywood Animal Hospital)

Dog Severely Burned In Domestic Dispute

A year old pit bull named Moon is recovering after she was severely burned during a domestic dispute.

10/14/2014

Source: CBS4

Deputy Saves Dog Locked In Suspect’s Trunk

What started as a hit and run crash in Southwest Florida ended with a deputy saving a dog from a suspect’s trunk.

10/09/2014

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