Lakeland, FA: Two boys, 11 and 13, are charged with the gruesome killing of a dog, stringing her over a tree limb with a chain, and butchering her body with a weed whacker.
Oakland, CA: A 19-year-old is arraigned after Brandy, a kindly Labrador Retriever, is stolen from a yard and hacked to death with a machete.
Bloomington, IN: Two university students are arrested on cruelty chargesater four cats are lured into a yard and set on fire. In one instance, an aerosol can is used as a blowtorch.
If you witness or hear about an act of cruelty, contact your local police, sheriff, animal control and prosecutor's office. Immediately notify ALDF about the case and we will swing into action. You can contact the Actionline toll-free message line at 1-800-555-6517 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org