Animal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.
It’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.
Found along with ten live animals — cats, turtles, and a rat — were more than a dozen dead animals.
Criminal charges are pending against a central Pennsylvania woman after police said they found more than 50 wild and domesticated animals living in filthy conditions at her home.
An animal shelter is tending to a flea-ridden dog, which authorities say was found beaten and tied to a tree in eastern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania’s independently elected fiscal watchdog says the state is doing a poor job enforcing an anti-puppy mill law that’s designed to protect buyers and ensure breeders maintain humane practices.
Now named Kuperus by the rescue that took her in, the Boxer pup is slowly recovering after a mailman discovered her at 22nd and Alter Street emaciated and suffering from severe wounds to the head and jaw.
According to the Humane Society of the United States, animal abuse and cruelty can either be deliberate – by perpetrating the action – or by neglect. Either way it should be reported.
Area animal shelters are behind legislation making its way through the state legislature in Harrisburg that would make it easier for them to care for animals seized in hoarding cases.
A custody battle over Obie the overweight dachshund made news recently, but most people don’t know: what is the definition of animal cruelty?
Philadelphia police say surveillance video shows Yu Zhen throwing and catching kittens by their tails at his restaurant in the 4900 block of Old York Road.
Authorities say Charles Charen and Erica Cannella brought four-month-old “Bella” to the SPCA a week after she suffered her injuries.
The Pennsylvania SPCA says that due to a recent rise in animal cruelty cases, it is planning a rally against animal abuse at its headquarters at 350 E Erie Avenue.
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