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  • Stray dog debates spark in Livingston Play Video

    July 22, 2013 4:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON - While Livingston Parish officials seek ways to fund a parish-wide animal control center, the Humane Society feels the parish should do a better job with stray dogs. Right now the Livingston Parish Animal Shelter can only take in stray dogs from the town of Livingston. But there's... more »
  • 11 puppies found skinned, Pa. humane officials say

    November 26, 2012 12:34 PM

    MACUNGIE, Pa. - Animal welfare workers in northeast Pennsylvania say someone skinned 11 puppies before dumping their bodies near a public park. DNA tests will be done to determine if the puppies are dogs, coyotes or some other type of domestic or wild animal. The Lehigh County Humane Society says... more »
  • Huge slaughterhouse settlement reached

    November 16, 2012 11:52 AM

    FRESNO, Calif. - The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008. The federal civil court settlement announced by the Humane Society of the United States on Friday is the... more »
  • Shelter looking for man who threw puppy over fence

    August 7, 2012 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A humane society in East Baton Rouge Parish asked the public today to help identify a man seen throwing a dog over the fence to their property. The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society posted photos on their Facebook page that show a man pull up in... more »
  • Humane Society: Kittens tossed onto roadways

    July 12, 2011 3:31 AM

    MARRERO- The Humane Society of Louisiana says it has received reports of kittens being tossed on roadways in the New Orleans area. A driver on Interstate 10 said he was driving from Mississippi to New Orleans on July 9 when he saw an outstretched arm tossing kittens onto the highway.... more »
  • Stowaway kittens make long trek from La. to Mich.

    May 30, 2011 12:42 PM

    DETROIT - The Michigan Humane Society says two stowaway kittens made a more than 1,000-mile trip from Louisiana in the bed of a truck carrying flammable chemicals. The Detroit News and TV stations WXYZ and WDIV report that the kittens were found earlier this week in Michigan and picked... more »
  • Reward offered in Ascension Parish cat killing

    October 5, 2010 11:25 AM

    The lack of progress in a cat killing investigation in Ascension Parish has led the Humane Society of Louisiana to offer a reward for information. The group is offering a $2,500 reward funded by them and an anonymous donor for information that leads to a conviction in the case, which... more »

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