Thursday, February 28, 2013

Animal Cruelty in the news today

Bills strengthen law for animal cruelty offenses
San Francisco Chronicle
The measure closes a loophole from Cooney's Law, a bill passed in the 2011 session that increased animal cruelty penalties but included a flaw sponsors did not notice until state agencies began interpreting the new law. SB233 was referred to as Cooney ...
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Guilty plea in Franklin County animal cruelty case
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A woman has pled guilty in Franklin County to charges of animal cruelty and that means relief will come soon for the county shelter. Sandra Coy entered her plea to 10 counts of animal cruelty this week. Six months ago animal ...
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Woman faces cruelty charge for allegedly starving dog
Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
Elizabeth Lewis, 19, of Timberhill Drive, was charged with cruelty to a companion animal and failure to license a dog a day after Butler County Dog Warden Tonya Henson observed the condition of Bruiser, a pit bull. Henson then ordered Lewis to take the ...
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Woman arrested in animal cruelty case
Woman arrested in animal cruelty case. Updated: Thursday, February 28 2013 6:56 PM EST2013-02-28 23:56:34 GMT. Limestone County deputies arrested and charged a woman for cruelty to animals after a dog was found with a chain embedded in its neck.
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Animal cruelty in Harrison County
Police say the horses were emaciated, living in poor conditions and eating through the structure they were living in. The owner of the farm had previously pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges in connection to treatment of dogs, and charges are ...
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Nova Scotia boosts funding for SPCA to continue cruelty investigations
Victoria Times Colonist
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is giving the SPCA another $100,000 after the agency said it would stop investigating animal cruelty complaints. Premier Darrell Dexter says the extra funding means the agency will be able to continue investigating ...
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Gardena-area guard dog business owner to stand trial for animal cruelty
Daily Breeze
The owner of a guard dog rental business near Gardena has been ordered to stand trial on animal cruelty charges, authorities said Thursday. Charles Ferguson, 51, faces three felony charges and multiple misdemeanor charges related to not caring for his ...
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Animal cruelty bill passes house
... Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add wala's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Feb 27, 2013. A bill toughening penalties against those who commit cruelties against animals passed the Alabama house on Wednesday.
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