Sean Janas, a 20-year-old resident of Wausau, kept a diary about systematically torturing her boyfriend's dog to death, prosecutors say.SEE ALSO:-- Dayna Bell, accused puppy drowner, to argue dogs were "commercial animals," not pets-- Benjamin Stavaas, accused dog throat slasher, heads to trial-- Wi ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Maplewood police dog mauls 65-year old Bob Rozmarynowski [PHOTOS]-- Major the Roseville police dog gets stem cell treatmentBrandon Shaw was arrested in Duluth for an alleged assault -- of a police dog.In the early morning hours of July 25, Shaw, 21, was being pursued by police in Superio ... More >>
At the end of May, a North Side woman filed suit against the city of Minneapolis and two police officers over the death of her young pit bull, who she had to put down after police shot the dog ten times. A few weeks later, police shot another pit bull in north Minneapolis, but this story has a happi ... More >>
Of the many reasons to love summer in Minnesota, one of the best is that it's outdoor dining season. Many restaurants offer terrific patio setups, and many realize that their customers often like to include pets in their outdoor activities and don't want to leave them behind when happy hour calls.Wh ... More >>
Knoxville, Tennessee-based BioPets Vet Lab is trying to clean up lazy dog owners' act, one turd at a time.The company, which recently expanded into Minnesota, contracts with apartment managers and homeowner associations across the country, gathering doggie DNA samples via mouth swabs. When dog dropp ... More >>
If dogs truly are man's best friend, then we'd hate to see how Kristine Sellie-Hanson treats people.Sellie-Hanson, 27, was arrested early yesterday morning after swinging Buddy the Lhasa Apso by its leash in a Fargo bar. She was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty, disorderly conduct, crimina ... More >>
James Schugel isn't the only one at WCCO who screwed the pooch on the duck/dog story.New details have emerged regarding the WCCO-TV story broadcast last Thursday that falsely claimed local dogs were being sold as meat for human
consumption in New York City's Chinatown, and it doesn't look good f ... More >>
Two kittens survived being thrown out of a van a couple weeks ago and will soon be available for adoption.
Chester and Chelsea were reportedly tossed out of a white minivan off Interstate 35 along the Esko exit two weeks ago. A good Samaritan at first drove past the act of animal cruelty, but th ... More >>
James Rickey McBainAnother of the three self-professed meth heads whose lousy decision making skills ended up causing "Major" the Roseville police dog to be paralyzed has been sentenced, but he'll spend just one day in prison.
James Ricky McBain, 21, received a one year stayed sentence and t ... More >>
Roseville Police DepartmentMajor the award winning police dog is stabbed in Maplewood.Major, a German shepherd with the Roseville Police Department, was stabbed early Friday morning while sniffing out car thieves in a trucking company parking lot in Maplewood.
Cops had rigged up a bait car ... More >>
Terence Schwartz, accused puppy killer.To hear the cops tell it, Terence Schwartz gunned down eight harmless puppies at his Wilmar home last year.
Now he's been charged with making terroristic threats, too, after allegedly telling a 7-year-old girl she'd meet the same fate if she didn't get ... More >>
Image via YouTubeRock is up for a Hambone awardA Labrador retriever named Rock, with a fondness for chicken carcasses and coffee beans, may prove to be something more than just a menace in his Maplewood home. He's up for a Hambone award for having the most unusual pet insurance claim of the y ... More >>
Photo: daveyninWhy were there 100 dead cats in Gabriella Bernabei's on-the-fritz freezer? She hadn't had time to bury them all.
And besides, she says, there were more like 500, not 100. And the freezer was working. Really it was.
Also, the Wisconsin woman and her boyfriend are being persec ... More >>
Photo by BLW PhotographyThere's something really unnerving about the neighbor who lets his dog prance right onto your perfectly mowed green lawn and take a giant dump. Wisconsin solution? Attack the dog owner with a baseball bat. That'll teach 'em.
A 43-year-old Oshkosh man was apparently rea ... More >>
Courtesy of Shannon SchaubThis goes beyond weird food: A blind man and his guide dog were barred from an Australian restaurant because a waiter thought the dog was gay.
Apparently when Ian Jolly, 57, and his dog Nudge rolled up to Thai Spice in Adelaide the waiter misinterpreted "guide dog" ... More >>