animal abuse

Frankie the dog gets his day in court

Frankie the dog may not have physically been inside the courtroom, but his family and friends said they felt that justice had been served on his behalf after a Placer County judge ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Man faces sentencing in dog abuse case; New principals at local high schools and Placer County Water meeting

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A man who is accused of abusing a small dog named Frankie is having his day in court. Reporter Amy Lobenberg will be there today to learn the person&rs ...

Reader Input: Animal abuse prosecution needs teeth

With the Christmas season upon us, I find that I still cannot shake off the Nov. 17 letter written by Mia Kye in which she related seeing a young boy abusing a dog (“Animal c ...

Reader Input: Rodeo people respect animals

The recent letter from Heidi Zacher (“Rodeo has nothing to do with abuse,” Reader Input, May 1) reflects perfectly my feeling about Dr. Wayne Bartz’s letter sugge ...

Reader Input: Rodeo has nothing to do with abuse

My daughter, Adelaide, was the little girl in the photo that Dr. (Wayne R.) Bartz found so revolting (“Rodeo belongs in the dustbin,” Reader Input, April 28). Clearly ...

Man accused of animal abuse arrested

The man reportedly responsible for the endangerment and abuse of dozens of horses at his Susanville ranch, subsequently rescued by the Grace Foundation in El Dorado Hills, has been ...