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Dog survives 'heinous act' in St. Paul, reward offered

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward.

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Charges: Man shot and killed dog in front of 2 toddlers

An argument over finances led to the shooting, according to a criminal complaint.

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Malnourished dog gains 20 pounds in 10 days; arrest made

Gabriel is doing much better since being found Nov. 1.

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Appeal to find owners of 'severely malnourished' dog near Menomonie

The dog is being cared for at a Humane Society facility.

Cat shot with an arrow in Lake Benton, MN.

Investigation underway after cat found shot through legs with arrow

It happened this past week in Lake Benton, southwest Minnesota.

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Rescue shelter finds skinned dog on NW Minnesota road

The German Shepherd was just 7-months-old.

Former animal rescue owner pleads guilty to animal cruelty

64 cats were found dead at her rental home in Dakota Co. last year.

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3 horses dead, others treated after neglect in southeast MN

The horses were moderately to severely malnourished.

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Rescued pitbull suspected of being used in dog fighting ring

The dog is on the road to recovery thanks to a nearby animal shelter.

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Dog videoed being shot may have also been beaten with golf clubs

Police say they've had reports of a second video showing the animal's mistreatment.

Sheriff: Man stalked woman, stole dog and left it in the cold

It happened in Fosston in northwest Minnesota.

Woman believes renter beat her dog to death, fundraiser says

The woman alleges that her roommate beat her dog.

Charges: Woman's pet cat dies in St. Cloud neighbor's kill trap

The man admitted to setting cat food near the trap.

Box of puppies abandoned in freezing cold in Cloquet

It was 14 degrees outside when the puppies were found.

Owner finds family dog dead; it had been shot and mutilated

They initially thought the dog had been hit by a car.

Southern MN woman finds dog shot dead in her yard

She has no idea why anyone would want to shoot her dog.

Police: 1,300 animals found at alleged dogfighting site

The animals are being taken to emergency shelters.

Animal rescue owner charged after 64 cats found dead at home

The 25-year-old is facing 13 counts of animal mistreatment.

Malnourished dog found suffering from gunshot wound

Authorities were able to track down the dog's owner.

Someone locked this dog in a Twin Cities dumpster

An appalling discovery in the south metro.

Dead pets found locked in rooms of Anoka County home

Officers went to the home after a neighbor requested a welfare check.

41 Chihuahuas found in filthy conditions

They are now being cared for by the Animal Humane Society.

Someone's jamming fish hooks in meat and feeding it to dogs

The fish hooks were found hidden in chunks of meat.