animal abuse

Residents Call For Westport Farm To Be Condemned At Meeting
At last night's meeting, the Westport Board of Selectmen issued a statement regarding the massive animal abuse case at a local tenant farm. In their statement, the board described the current state of the case against the property owner and tenants, along with potential actions to avoid this fr…
The World’s Ugliest Dog!
The 26th Annual "Ugliest Dog Contest" was held in Petaluma, California this past Friday.
Some of the most peculiar looking pets around took part in the event, but it was North Carolina's "Peanut" who earned the blue ribbon. The 2 year old mutt somewhat resembl…
Smudge The Cat Is Recovering
Smudge the cat is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery Tuesday morning.
Smudge was the victim of animal abuse, allegedly at the hands of 55-year-old Manuel Erinna of New Bedford. Erinna has been charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly struck the cat over the head with an aluminum base…
Search Still On for Local Animal Abuser
Acushnet Police are continuing their investigation into the death of a four-year-old female pit bull.
The dog was found in a black garbage bag off of Slocum Street near the Acushnet River, allegedly dropped there by a man in a grey jogging suit, last seen headed toward Brooklawn Park...
Acushnet Police Search for Man in Dog Abuse Case
Acushnet Police are looking to the public for help in an animal abuse case.
According to Acushnet Police, a witness reported seeing a young, white male in a grey jogging suit toss a black plastic bag over the Slocum St. bridge. The unidentified male then ran off, last seen headed south on River Road.…