Teacher Charged With Cruelty for Poisoning Neighbor’s Dogs

October 2003

Thanks to PETA’s efforts, a Kentucky high school teacher was charged with three counts of cruelty to animals for poisoning and killing three of her neighbors’ dogs with antifreeze.

Read about the link between animal and human abuse.

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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