Animal Abuse

Dog Sitter Abuse

Burlingame Dog Sitter Pleads Not Guilty To Animal Cruelty Over Incident Caught On Camera

Linda Levac was allegedly seen and recorded on video by a neighbor in the backyard of her Burlingame home grabbing a dog by its collar, lifting it in the air and slamming it to the ground multiple times, prosecutors said.

08/27/2015

Dog Sitter Abuse

Burlingame Dog Sitter Charged With Animal Cruelty After Incident Caught On Camera

A Burlingame dog-sitting business owner is being charged with animal abuse after a neighbor captured video of the woman allegedly mistreating a dog in her care.

08/26/2015

Dog Sitter Abuse

Animal Care Officials Seek Dog Believed Abused By Burlingame Dog Sitter

Animal care officials are looking for a dog that a dog sitter may have abused last month as seen in a disturbing video posted online by the Peninsula Humane Society.

08/20/2015

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Man Accused Of Killing Goose With Bare Hands At Oakland Park Charged

A man accused of using his bare hands to kill a goose at Lakeside Park is facing two misdemeanor charges.

07/17/2015

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Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In Sacramento

Officials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.

06/28/2015

Foster Farms chicken is seen for sale in a grocery store in Los Angeles,California October 8, 2013.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live Chickens

Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.

06/17/2015

Lucious, the 1-year-old Siberian Husky killed in a machete attack. (photo courtesy YourCentralValley.com)

Merced Men Charged In Vicious Machete Attack On Dog Head To Trial

Two men charged with tying a dog to a fire hydrant, slashing it with machetes and leaving it for dead were ordered to stand trial.

05/20/2015

Lucious, the 1-year-old Siberian Husky killed in a machete attack. (photo courtesy YourCentralValley.com)

Vicious Machete Attack On Dog Sparks Animal Abuse Rally In Merced

Dozens gathered in Merced to protest animal abuse after a Siberian Husky was tied to a fire hydrant and slashed by two men with machetes.

05/04/2015

Tortured Puppy

Burned Chihuahua Puppy In Antioch Recovering After Losing Ears; $1,000 Reward Offered To Find Attacker

A chihuahua puppy that was found to have been tortured with major burns is recovering after having its ears amputated. Police are offering a reward to find its attacker.

04/10/2015

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Police Raid Petaluma Duck Farm After Undercover Video Reveals Sick & Wounded Animals

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office deputies raided a duck factory in Petaluma Wednesday after an animal advocacy group released hidden camera video showing wounded and sick animals.

10/23/2014

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