Abusive Pennsylvania Couple Charged With Cruelty for Torturing Puppy

July 2004

PETA offered a reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the abuser(s) in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, responsible for breaking the legs of a 10-month-old puppy and then tossing her into a Dumpster, where she lived for four days. The abuser and his girlfriend were both caught and charged with cruelty to animals.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind