Articles Tagged with animal cruelty

Josh Gordon: Why The NFL’s Drug Policy Is Stupid, Exhibit A

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Yesterday, the NFL handed down a one-year suspension to Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (see this Inquisitr article) for violating the league’s drug policy (for the third time, it should be noted). You heard that right: a one-year suspension. For smoking pot. Let’s be clear about something from the outset: I am in no… Read more »

Pit Bull That Suffered 30-Foot Fall Is Reunited With Owner

Wookie the pit bull was thrown off a 30-foot overpass.

Pit bulls have a bad reputation. Whether people believe the hype or not, there’s no denying that there’s a higher rate of violence toward the breed because of it. The story of Wookie is one that speaks toward that cruelty, but he’s only one of many pit bulls that became victims this week. On Tuesday,… Read more »

Illinois Cop Shoots 6-Year-Old Girl’s Dog In The Head As She Watches

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On Friday, July 25 one little girl’s world was turned upside down. According to Raw Story, the six-year-old girl witnessed the fatal shooting death of her dog. The animal was reportedly shot in the head by a police officer with the Hometown Police Department. Nicole Echlin, the girl’s mother and dog owner, explained that Apollo,… Read more »

Homeless Women Rescue Dog Tossed Into A Phoenix Dog Park

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In yet another addition to the ever increasing number of animal abuse cases we have been hearing of late, four dogs were tossed over a six foot fence by into a dog park by unknown people late on Monday night. According to AZFamily.com, it was initially reported that the four dogs were thrown in to… Read more »

Rescue Horse Injected With Gasoline

The horse's wound appeared at first to be an insect bite.

A rescue horse named Jolean had to be put down last week after falling ill at a small horse farm in Belleville, Florida. What veterinarians found during their equine autopsy, however, was anything but normal. “The vet who did the autopsy asked me: ”Did you pour gasoline on this horse?’” owner John Hoogerhyde told MailOnline,… Read more »

Kentucky Derby 2014 Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

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The Kentucky Derby 2014 is finally upon us, but for one of the Derby’s biggest players, the event is being tainted by terrible allegations of horse abuse. Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen should have a lot to look forward to when it comes to the 2014 Kentucky Derby. He trains Kentucky Derby contender Tapiture and Kentucky… Read more »