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Did a Brooklyn father kill his baby and feed her to his pit bull in 2006?

A horrifying story is emerging in Brooklyn: Police sources say a father who beat his child to death chopped up the body and fed the pieces to his pit bull.

Boy’s 9th birthday ruined when police officer shoots dog (with video)

A Filer, Idaho, police officer responding to a call shot a 7-year-old black Labrador Retriever in the front yard of its owner, who was celebrating his 9-year-old son’s birthday. Officer Tarek Hassani’s dashcam video shows the shooting. Hassani then has a heated exchange with the dog’s owner, Rick Clubb, in which he explains that he has been [...]

DNA poop test will bust offending dogs (and owners!)

Dog owners beware! A new company can match offending dog poop DNA with the dog and its owner. What’s it called? Pooprints, naturally.

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It’s a Bad Week to Be a Dog

As the dog days of summer drag on, police around the country are investigating several senseless canine killings.

Animal Rescuers Charged With Animal Cruelty

Here’s one you don’t see every day: A guest at a hotel called animal control on two animal rescue workers, who left their charges, four puppies, crated in their hot van.

Man’s Best Friend in the News: Two Heroes, Two Victims

An Oregon man executes his dog for pooping in the house, a California woman finds a headless, disemboweled dog in her car, and two very special dogs are hailed as heroes in this canine crime-news roundup.

Town with Dog Poop Problem Sends Poop Back to Owners Via Special Delivery

To send a strong message to all of the pooper-scooper scofflaws in Brunete, Spain, and there seem to have been a lot, the town’s government kicked off a sting operation in February 2013 that not only solved the problem, but got rid of the offending poop.

Police Seek Suspects Who Set Bag of Puppies on Fire

In a stunning case of possible animal abuse in New York, it seems that a garbage bag full of pit-bull mix puppies was set on fire and abandoned after midnight on March 2, 2013.

Man Who ‘Loved Dogs’ Charged With 43 Counts of Animal Abuse

The friends and family of a South Carolina man accused of felony animal cruelty are speaking out in his defense, saying that accusations against him sound worse than the truth. Loney Garrett, a 64-year-old Vietnam Vet, is charged with 43 felony counts of ill treatment of animals after authorities allegedly found 45 living dogs and over 200 dead dogs on his Berkeley County property.

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