Man arrested after stabbing puppy in the face

elaine | June 28, 2011

DENVER – Police have taken into custody a man they believe stabbed a female American Bulldog in the face.
Denver Police say Matthew Davon Weatherspoon was arrested Monday morning. He is being held for investigation of felony animal cruelty.
The dog is a 6-month-old American Bulldog puppy named Diamond. Authorities say she suffered from multiple stab wounds.
Alameda [...]

Dogs maul and kill woman in New Mexico

elaine | April 26, 2011

(AP) A woman from Truth or Consequences has died after being attacked by four dogs while taking a walk Easter Sunday, New Mexico authorities said.
Officer James Harrington said he found four pit bulls mauling Margaret Salcedo, 48, when he arrived in response to a 911 call.
The department said his attempt to drive the animals off [...]

Dog rescue facing charges after 261 dogs are seized

elaine | May 27, 2010

The owners of a dog rescue organization Florida face animal cruelty charges after authorities reportedly seized hundreds of dogs.
The sheriff’s office reports that deputies and animal control officers responded to the Mid-Florida Retriever Rescue Wednesday following an anonymous complaint. Officials began inspecting and removing dogs from the property. Many of the dogs were malnourished, infested [...]