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Gov. Inslee Signs Measure Expanding Animal Cruelty Laws

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.

CBS Seattle–05/11/2015

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Police: Moose Fatally Stabbed In Alaska Park; 3 Men Arrested

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.

04/29/2015

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‘Miracle Dog’ Survives Being Hit By Car, Clubbed, Abandoned

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.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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Idaho City Pays $80,000 After Cop Kills Dog

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.

03/18/2015

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Police: Man Fed Up With Barking Kills Neighbor Dog

Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors’ dog in front of them

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

Prosecutors say Irina Walker, 3rd daughter of former Romanian King Michael I, staged at least 10 cockfighting derbies at their ranch in central Oregon.

Romanian Princess To Plead Guilty To Hosting Cockfights

Prosecutors say Irina Walker, 3rd daughter of former Romanian King Michael I, staged at least 10 cockfighting derbies at their ranch in central Oregon.

06/12/2014

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Man Accused Of Attacking Dog, Wiping Dog Feces In Wife’s Face

A Pierce County man is accused of attacking and trying to strangle his dog after it chewed on a trampoline.

CBS Seattle–07/16/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of Monkey At Boise Zoo

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.

03/22/2013

Seagulls flock together on a shore. (Photo by Felix Kästle/AFP/Getty Images)

Reward For Help In Catching Shore Birds Killer

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.

01/02/2013

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17 Arrested In Cockfighting Investigation, Over 50 Roosters Euthanized

Over 17 people have been arrested during the investigation of a cock-fighting ring.

11/22/2011