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Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death

The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.

Bloomington PD person interest dog abuse 11.24.21

Dog found shot and run over, police searching for person of interest

They're asking for the public's help locating the individual pictured.

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Charges: Man fatally shot pet dog with compound bow as it was 'ruining hunt'

The 33-year-old later offered to compensate the dog's owners, according to the complaint.

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Puppies abandoned at Chaska golf course

It's illegal to abandon animals in Minnesota.

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Puppy found suffering from multiple bullet wounds in Minnesota

Details in this story may be upsetting to some readers.

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Multiple incidents of squirrel abuse reported in Waconia

It includes one squirrel who was shot with a pellet gun then hit with a shovel.

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At least 15 cats, kittens shot to death in western Wisconsin

The cats were found in a rural area, next to a pile of cat food.

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Charges: Lakeville woman fatally stabbed fiancé's dog

The Labrador retriever was found dead tied to a tree.

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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.