animal abuse


Activists Protesting UW Animal Lab Come Down From Excavator

Two animal rights activists who climbed to the top of an excavator at a construction site to protest the building of an animal research facility have come down.

CBS Seattle–06/01/2015

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House Passes Bill On Animals Locked In Cars

Senate Bill 5501 would create a $125 fine for leaving an unattended animal confined where temperature, lack of water or dearth of fresh air could hurt or kill it

CBS Seattle–04/14/2015

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Dozens Of Headless, Mutilated Reptiles Found Dumped In Woods

The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an incident after dozens of headless and mutilated reptiles were found dumped in the woods.


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Ore. Supreme Court Vacates Ruling In Animals-As-Victims Case

In an opinion released earlier this month, the high court said the matter should have never been considered because the state lacks the authority to appeal a judge’s sentencing in a misdemeanor case.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2015

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38 Neglected Horses, 20 Goats Rescued From Oregon Property

The sheriff’s office says the owner, 41-year-old Monica Foster of Dallas, was cited for investigation of animal neglect

CBS Seattle–02/19/2015

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Man Accused Of Putting Dog In Oven

The Marion County sheriff’s office says a 20-year-old man put his grandmother’s dog in a hot oven because it nipped him.


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Overweight Ore. Dog To Stay In Foster Care For Now

For now, Obie the overweight dachshund will remain with the caretaker who has helped the formerly 70-pound pooch to shed 15 pounds so far.


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Cops: Dog’s Foot Pads, Nails Torn Off After Being Dragged 600 Feet

Troutdale police say they’ve arrested four people on charges of dragging a dog leashed to their vehicle 600 feet through a truck stop, tearing off most of the animal’s foot pads and nails.