Police: 4 people charged after 2 goats found killed

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — Four people have been charged after two goats were fatally attacked by dogs and someone wielding a spiked bat and what appeared to be a machete, authorities in Virginia said. ...

Boat owners face charges for harassing dolphins off Taiwan's East coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owners of two Taiwanese boats are facing charges of violating the Wildlife Conservation Act after they were caught chasing dolphins off the east coast. According to...

Pakistan: Rising cases of animal cruelty anger activists

The deaths of a pair of lions that died two days apart during their transfer from an Islamabad zoo to an animal sanctuary in Kasur city, have spurred an investigation by the Islamabad High Court (IHC)...

Group alleges greyhounds being trained with live rabbits

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Two U.S. representatives introduced legislation Wednesday that would ban greyhound racing nationwide, after an advocacy group released videos showing greyhounds being trained by ch...

Well-known Taipei coffee shop accused of abusing raccoon

Update : 2020-06-29 16:41 During a media interview Monday afternoon (June 29), Tang apologized for mistreating his pet raccoon and serving as a bad example for the society. The coffee shop owner vo...

Animal cruelty tip leads to caged toddler, drugs, guns

PARIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three people are facing a multitude of charges after police found a caged toddler in a filthy Tennessee mobile home that also contained dogs, rodents and snakes, authorities said F...

Facebook to pay moderators $52M for psychological damages

Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to its content moderators whose job has them viewing graphic and disturbing posts and videos on its platforms. In a 2018 lawsuit, third-party ...

Column: Deaths and few solutions for horses at Santa Anita

They canceled racing at Santa Anita for one day this week, which should come as good news to horses scheduled to run on Friday the 13th. Horses at the venerable Southern California t...

Iditarod looks for relevance as race across Alaska starts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — When 57 mushers line up Sunday for the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, it will be the second-smallest field in the past two decades. Only last year’s field...

Florida man gets probation for taping dog's mouth shut

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of taping a dog's mouth shut and leaving the animal dehydrated and malnourished was sentenced to five years of probation on Monday. Os...

Ecology and kinetic styles grace Paris Fashion Week shows

PARIS (AP) — Models wearing animal outfits joined the finale of Stella McCartney's fur-free and leather-free show Monday, as the British-American designer continued to shine a light on the environment...

Prosecutors seek death for man accused of killing wife, kids

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man indicted on four counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of his wife and three children at their Florida home near Walt...

Police: Man left woman in bed covered in animal feces

PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man left a woman in her 70s confined to a bed covered in the feces of more than a dozen pets, authorities said. Galen Marcantel, 54, was arrested ...

Authorities: NC man stabbed dog to death, cut it half

A North Carolina man stole and beat a dog named Tigger, stabbed it to death and used a chain saw to cut in half, authorities said. Investigators told media outlets that Jonathan Max...

6 more horses found shot to death in eastern Kentucky

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Six more horses have been found fatally shot near a strip mine site in eastern Kentucky, according to authorities. Animal rescue group Dumas Rescue says the...