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New Bills Proposed To Cut Down On Stray Population

Pets’ Trust Miami proposed a new bill in efforts to reduce the large number of stray cats and dogs in Miami-Dade County and decrease unwanted animals being put down each year.

CBS Miami–03/18/2013

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CBS4 Investigates: Severe Animal Cruelty

On videotape, they sound like the screams of a baby. And they are. But in this case, what you hear are the cries of a baby goat.

CBS4–02/21/2013

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Miami Man Shoots Naked Prowler

A naked man caught choking a dog outside a Miami residence was rushed to the hospital after he was shot by the dog’s owner.

CBS4–01/02/2013

Rodney Blanchard (Source: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged After Kittens Found In Freezer

A Tampa Bay area man was charged with animal cruelty after a visitor to his home found four kittens in his freezer, one of which was dead.

12/04/2012

(Source: LifeWithDogs.tv)

Ex-Police Dog Shot During Burglary Of State Trooper’s Home Dies

Five days after being shot while protecting his owner’s West Palm Beach home, a former police dog succumbed to his injuries.

CBS4–11/24/2012

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

Dr. Isaias Lerner is accused of torturing and killing a dog tied to a tree.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Doctor Accused Of Killing Dog Commits Suicide

A South Florida doctor accused of torturing a dog tied to a tree before eventually killing it was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday.

CBS4–09/06/2012

Dr. Isaias Lerner is accused of torturing and killing a dog tied to a tree.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Doctor Accused Of Torturing, Killing Dog

A South Florida doctor is accused of torturing a dog tied to a tree before eventually killing it.

09/05/2012

Ileana Arnais, 50, and Rubin Arrojo, 50, of Hialeah were arrested on animal cruelty charges after 34 dogs were found neglected in their Hialeah townhome. (CBS4)

Neglected Animals Removed From Hialeah Townhome

Nearly three dozen dogs, cats and other animals found living in filthy conditions in a Hialeah townhouse will soon be getting the care they need.

CBS4–08/09/2012

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Man Who Burned His Own Dog Arrested

North Miami Police detectives have arrested the man they say is responsible for a painful case of animal cruelty, detectives said Saturday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

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