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Animal cruelty

Jeffrey Bolger

Lawyer: Baltimore Cop Was Just Doing His Job When He Slit Dog’s Throat

Animal cruelty charges so heinous they carry jail time. Now the attorney for a Baltimore City police officer accused of killing a shar pei is asking a judge to drop those charges.

09/12/2014

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Alleged Owner Of 9 Dead Dogs Charged With Animal Cruelty

An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland.

08/25/2014

thomas schmidt

Second Baltimore City Police Officer Charged With Animal Cruelty In Dog’s Death

Two officers now face felony animal cruelty charges that carry jail time for their role in the killing of a Shar Pei named Nala.

06/27/2014

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Court Documents: Baltimore Cop Held Dog Down While Other Officer Slit Its Throat

The case of Nala, the Shar Pei whose throat was slit, has gotten worldwide attention.

06/20/2014

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Animal Groups Agree To Pay Nearly $16M To Ringling In Decade-Long Cruelty Case

The parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says it has received a nearly $16 million settlement from the Humane Society of the United States and other animal-rights groups that filed a frivolous lawsuit against them.

05/15/2014

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Police: 5 Arrested, More Than 2 Dozen Dogs Seized In West Baltimore Dog Fighting Bust

A major dog fighting ring is busted in Baltimore City. More than two dozen dogs have been seized by Animal Control. Investigators say the animals were forced to fight.

11/19/2013

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Nearly 20 Dogs Found In Cramped Truck At Md. Rest Stop, A Dozen Dead

A shocking and disturbing find at a rest stop ends with nearly a dozen dogs dead.

09/05/2013

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Former Officer Orders Pit Bull To Attack Dog, Assaults Owner

A former police officer charged with unthinkable animal cruelty. The Anne Arundel County ex-cop is accused of ordering his pit bull to attack another dog. Police say he did it because he wanted to videotape a dog fight.

08/22/2013

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Md. Woman Charged With Leaving Dog Inside Car

A Harford County woman has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities say she left her dog in an overheated car while she went shopping.

07/21/2013

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Pasadena Man Gets Probation On Animal Cruelty Charges

A Pasadena man whose home held more than 40 domestic and wild animal he said he was trying to rescue and find home for has been sentenced to probation.

07/18/2013

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Police Say Teen Fatally Stabbed Family Puppy

A disturbing case of animal abuse. Anne Arundel County police charged a teen with stabbing the family puppy to death.

06/26/2013

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Teen Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Puppy

Officers in Linthicum had a disturbing case of animal cruelty to deal with Tuesday.

06/25/2013

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