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Atlanta Falcons player charged with felony animal cruelty for 'kicking ex-girlfriend's Yorkie to death'

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty after allegedly kicking his then-girlfriends dog to death.

Shembo’s now-ex-girlfriend, Denicia Williams, 20, called police on April 19, four days after her Yorkie was found at Shembo’s place limp and unresponsive. 200 more words


Hunters Have the Horn

Aye up Margarette

Hear the horn

Up, up and at ’em

Gallop up a storm

Run like wind now and don’t let them get away… 47 more words

$6,000 reward offered for info on who tortured this innocent Dog

Dog found with muzzle taped shut

The Charleston Animal Society needs help finding the person who taped a dog’s muzzle taped shut. The dog, Caitlyn, is now in critical condition after it was found on a Good Samaritan’s doorstep with electrical tape tightly wound around her muzzle. 470 more words

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Police accuse Falcons LB Prince Shembo of kicking and killing a small dog

UPDATE THREE: Shembo has turned himself in to authorities, according to the AJC.

UPDATE TWO: The Falcons have released Shembo.

“We are aware of the charges that have been filed against Prince Shembo,” the team said in a statement. 346 more words


Animal rights supporters gather outside courtroom during hearing for men charged in cat's death

Virginia Beach, Va. – More than a dozen people, holding a picture of a cat, stood silent outside a courtroom at the Virginia Beach General District Court on Friday. 260 more words


Alaska Bill Would Grant Pets Greater Legal Protection

Paws Up!

To Alaska House Representative Liz Vazquez for introducing a bill that would grant companion animalsgreater legal protection in the state of Alaska. 175 more words

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