The new law creates a $125 fine for leaving an unattended animal confined where temperature, lack of water or dearth of fresh air could hurt or kill it.
Three men have been accused of stabbing a young moose to death at a park in Alaska’s largest city, and police said witnesses reported seeing the men punching the animal and running away.
The stray dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch in Washington state. Days later, the 1-year-old bully breed mix showed up sickly and covered in dirt at a nearby farm.
Coeur d’Alene approved a settlement with the owner of a dog that was shot by a police officer while unattended in the owner’s vehicle.
Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors’ dog in front of them
Prosecutors say Irina Walker, 3rd daughter of former Romanian King Michael I, staged at least 10 cockfighting derbies at their ranch in central Oregon.
A Pierce County man is accused of attacking and trying to strangle his dog after it chewed on a trampoline.
A man charged with beating a monkey to death with a tree branch at Boise’s zoo last fall has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty.
PETA is offering $5,000 for help in catching whoever drove into a flock of shore birds on the beach in southwest Washington and killed 92 of them.
Over 17 people have been arrested during the investigation of a cock-fighting ring.