Kentucky Abusers Charged With Cruelty for Starving and Beating Dogs

January 2004

PETA got authorities to obtain a search warrant and arrest a juvenile and an adult in Pikesville, Kentucky, for stealing, staking, starving, and beating dogs. They were charged with cruelty to animals, and all the animals were seized.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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