Washington Man Charged for Starving Dog

October 2003

After a Washington Humane Society agent found an emaciated dog tied to a tree, PETA wrote to the district attorney, and the owner was charged with cruelty to animals.

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