Animal Cruelty

Malnourished Dog Euthanized In Bellingham, Police Seek OwnerPolice are trying to find and charge the owner of a malnourished dog that was found on the side of the road and eventually euthanized.
Massachusetts Activists: Question Would Protect Farm Animals From CrueltyAnimal advocates converged on the Statehouse Wednesday to launch a ballot question campaign they say will help protect farm animals from cruelty.
Pair Left Puppy In Hot Truck For Hours While Drinking, Police SayTwo men are facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly leaving a puppy in a truck for 10 hours while they went out drinking.
Second Man Pleads Not Guilty In Revere Puppy DeathsA second dog breeder is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the deaths of two puppies found in a trash bag.
Two Men Face Charges In Puppy DeathsTwo men are facing charges for allegedly killing two puppies and leaving them in a trash bag.
Lawyer Wants Charges Dismissed Against Worcester Mom With Dead BabiesA lawyer is seeking to have charges dismissed against a mother who lived in a filthy home where the skeletal remains of three babies were found.
Marblehead Wild Turkey Dies After Being Shot By ArrowPolice are investigating the incident and said that though turkeys are a "burden" in town, it is a felony to shoot them.
Animal Cruelty Charges Filed After Dogs Freed From Locked Car In QuincyA Quincy resident is facing animal cruelty charges after firefighters freed two dogs from a locked car on Tuesday.
I-Team: Webster Shop Still Selling Sick PuppiesThe I-Team investigates Elite Puppies in Webster for allegedly selling sick and malnourished dogs.
Boston Yeti Selling Swag To Benefit MSPCA's Animals In NeedThe Boston Yeti is using its newfound notoriety to help some fellow furry friends.
Medford Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Beating Girlfriend's Pit BullA Medford man faces animal cruelty charges after he was caught on camera beating his girlfriend's pit bull outside of his Cleveland Street home.
State Police Arrest Six On Cockfighting ChargesAfter a traffic stop, police found live and dead chickens inside a van with six people inside.