Animal Cruelty


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.


This seal is very upset with this loss

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.


(Credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


File photo of a prison. (credit: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


Souza's booking photo. (Credit: Amador County Sheriff's Department)

Sheriff: Man Shoots At Dog, Family and Deputies

A situation out in rural Amador County that started violently ended peacefully Thursday night.


(Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Sacramento Man Allegedly Beat Dog To Death, Disposed Body In Garbage

A Sacramento man is accused of killing the family dog and tossing the body in the trash Tuesday night.



Police Investigating After Woodland Woman’s Cat Shot, Killed By Pellet Gun

In a disturbing case of animal cruelty, a friendly house cat was paralyzed and later died from its injuries sustained from being shot by a pellet gun.