Animal Abuse

[WATCH] Off-Duty Mansfield Police Officer Shoots, Kills Dog While on Walk

A Mansfield family is mourning the death of their five-year-old Great Dane after an off-duty officer fatally shot the dog as children played nearby. “I want to see some justice.

Federal Court Rules Police Can Shoot a Dog if it Moves or Barks When Officer Enters Home

A police officer can shoot a dog if it barks or moves when the officer enters a home, under a new federal court ruling issued this month. The ruling comes

Family Comes Home From Church, Finds Dog Bleeding Out On The Porch Along With A Note From Police

Angie Laymon and her family came home from church to find their dog, Bruno, bleeding out on the front porch. Aside him, was a note from the Rogers County police.

[WATCH] Southaven PD K-9 Dies After Being Left in Hot Squad Car

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – A Southaven police K-9 is dead after it was left in the back of a hot squad car. The police chief has said the dog should have

[WATCH] Sedgwick County Deputy Shoots Family Dog While Serving Protection Order at Wrong House

WICHITA, Kan. – A Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputy shot a dog while trying to serve a protection order in Planeview. It happened on Wednesday around 2 p.m., near Pawnee and

News Video: Family’s Dog Shot and Killed by Hillsborough County Deputy

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A family pet was shot and killed by a Hillsborough County deputy Sunday, News Channel 8 confirmed. An Apollo Beach woman told us two unknown deputies

Portland Farmer Upset After Washington Co. Deputy Shot and Killed His Goat

PORTLAND, OR – A farmer in northwest Portland is upset after a Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed his goat when it escaped Sunday morning. It’s a short

Federal Judge Rules Unlicensed Dogs Aren’t Protected By Fourth Amendment

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a Michigan woman has no basis to sue the Detroit Police Department (DPD) for shooting her three dogs because they were not properly licensed.

News Video: Ocoee Police Performing Boat Check Enter Fenced-in Yard and Kill Family Dog

The Brooks family had just sat down to eat lunch when they heard someone entering their fenced-in front yard. The family’s two dogs, Duke and Minnie, ran outside through the

Video: Ohio Police Officer Kills Friendly Dog That He Lured to Him

Alliance Ohio Police Officer Josh Tenney actions were captured on his Body Worn Camera when he summoned the friendly dog to him only to shoot it dead. A few minutes

Video: Police Bodycam Doesn’t Help Cop’s Excuse for Shooting Tail Wagging Dogs

Newly released bodycam footage shows a police officer’s perspective when he responded to a burglary alarm and shot two tail-wagging dogs earlier this month — but doesn’t seem to help

Cache County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Whittier Charged With Animal Cruelty in Death of Police K-9

LOGAN — A police K-9 that died from heat exhaustion was left in the back of a police patrol vehicle in direct sunlight for near 12 hours while his handler