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County Commissioners Deny Chimp Consent

Clark County commissioners have denied a permit for a man hoping to keep four chimpanzees at his southwest valley home.



Accused Kitten Killers Sentenced To House Arrest

A judge has placed two 11-year-olds on house arrest after police say they threw rocks that killed six newborn kittens in southwest Las Vegas.


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Reno Man Tosses Puppy From Balcony

A Reno man is charged with animal cruelty for allegedly throwing a puppy off a third-floor balcony.


File photo of a kitten with blue eyes.  (credit: Nevena Uzurov/GettyImages)

Arizona Authorities Probing Kitten Cruelty Case

Authorities in northern Arizona are investigating an animal cruelty case in which a kitten was buried up to its neck in concrete inside a metal pipe but didn’t survive.


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Nearly Dozen Wild Horses Fatally Shot

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is investigating the shooting deaths of nearly a dozen wild horses in four separate incidents in California and Nevada since the beginning of the year.


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Man Accused Of Throwing Rocks At His Dog

A Phoenix man has been arrested on an animal cruelty charge after reportedly throwing rocks at his dog.