Animal Abuse

Police Investigate Foster Farms After Video Alleges AbusePolice are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.
Dog Gets Second Chance After Being Shot, Left For DeadAbused and abandoned, a dog shot and left for dead is given a second chance by a group of strangers.
Dog Recovering After Being Left For Dead In CampgroundHe was left whimpering in pain for days left for dead until an angel in a forest found him and decided she had to save him.
Pit Bull Recovering After Being Dragged By CarA dog tied up to the back of a truck and dragged down the street is now recovering, and the person who did it is still out there.
Cat Recovering After Being Shot With Crossbow ArrowAuthorities in Northern California are looking for a suspect who apparently struck a cat with a crossbow arrow.
Sutter County Animal Shelter Investigated Over Deaths Authorities are investigating whether the startling number of animal deaths at a county shelter can be considered evidence of criminal abuse and negligence.
Dog Killer Sentenced To 8 YearsA man who pleaded guilty to fatally beating a dog during a dispute over medical marijuana was sentenced to 8 years in prison.
Landlord Avoids Jail In Dog BeatingA Richmond landlord charged with beating a dog so badly that the animal lost its eyesight and suffered brain damage has avoided jail time by pleading no contest in the case.
Local Woman's Puppy Suffers Alleged Abuse At Dog AcademyA dog was choked and covered in urine, and now a veterinarian says there is no doubt this is a case of animal abuse.
Suspects Deny Abusing Pit BullsA police raid on a South Sacramento home last week led to the discovery of more than a dozen pit bulls officials say were abused, but one of the suspects says the animals weren’t mistreated.
Another Seagull Found With Beer Can Around NeckWildlife advocates are asking for help in finding the person responsible for abusing several Bay Area seagulls.
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