Animal Cruelty

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Sacramento Man’s Home Ransacked, Dog Killed

A man came home not only to find his home ransacked, but that someone killed his dog.


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Decapitated Goat, Other Mutilated Animals Found In Sacramento

More decapitated animals have been found in Sacramento, marking another case in the string of macabre incidents since the beginning of the year.


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Utah Cat Beating Suspect Arrested After Owner’s Nanny Cam Video Surfaces

Police called it torture and say they’re surprised the cat survived the attack. The animal was seen being shaken, grabbed by the tail, punched in the head and slammed to the ground.



More Mutilated Animal Carcasses Found In Sacramento

Investigators have found another set of animal remains in Sacramento Wednesday morning.


Photo of Meek provided by the Sacramento Police Department.

Man Accused Of Drowning Ex’s Dog In American River Pleads Not Guilty

A Northern California man has pleaded not guilty to drowning his ex-girlfriend’s dog in the American River.



Firefighters Make Gruesome Animal Cruelty Discovery After Fire

Fire crews believe that a dog was burned alive inside of a crate early Wednesday morning.


Booking photo of Wright. (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Woman, 23, Suspected Of Abducting, Torturing Dogs In Carmichael

Detectives have arrested a woman believed to be responsible for abducting and torturing two dogs in one Carmichael neighborhood.


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Reward Offered In San Diego Sea Lion Attacks

A $2,000 reward is being offered to find attackers who caused the deaths of 10 sea lions who were found shot or gaffed on San Diego beaches.


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920 California Chickens Killed With Golf Club

Authorities in central California are searching for those who broke into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and used a golf club to kill more than 900 birds.


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Man Gets 3-Year Jail Sentence For Torturing Puppy In Front Of Daughter

A Northern California man convicted of torturing and killing a puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to three years in jail.


William Buchman was sentenced to 100 hours of community service after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges relating to the 400 snakes found in his Orange County home. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Southern California Man Sentenced For Hoarding Snakes

William Buchman pleaded guilty to keeping 400 snakes in his home, many of them were dead or dying.


McKie's booking photo. (Credit: Rocklin Police Department)

Police: Rocklin Man Killed Roommate’s Dog

Police say that a Rocklin man killed his roommate’s dog for barking too much.