California Puppy-Killer Slapped With Two-Year Prison Sentence

January 2005

Thanks to pressure from PETA, a California man was sentenced to two years in prison for viciously beating his family’s 10-week-old puppy to death in front of three young children on Christmas night.


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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