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    Garden City, Michigan — The Michigan Humane Society, after a two-year investigation, was finally able to bring charges against a man they say posted an ad to have sex with dogs. In 2018, investigators received a complaint about the ad...
    A Summerfield woman who boards horses for other people said someone killed a 7-year-old female quarter horse. According to the woman, when she had fed the horses on May 28 all horses were accounted for. However, when she went to...
    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been charged with one count of Aggravated Animal Cruelty. According to a press release, while repairing a...
    Marion County -- Marion County Animal Services is seeking the public's help in finding the person(s), who, on Friday, left a dog at MCAS. As you can see from the picture, the dog was in very bad condition. The dog was...
    A Citra man was arrested Monday after a witness reported that she saw the man having sex with a miniature horse named Jackie G. According to Marion County sheriffs detectives, other witnesses came forward during the investigation. During questioning, Nicholas Anthony Sardo, 21,...
    Winter Haven -- On Saturday, September 22, 2018, Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an animal cruelty investigation at 4073 Mahogany Run, Winter Haven. According to a press release, two people heard what sounded like a dog "yelping" coming...
    On October 1, 2018, (SB 1576) will take effect. The new law stems from the beating death last year of a 9-month-old Labrador retriever puppy in Volusia County. The new law was named “Ponce’s Law” after the puppy. The law will...
    Law enforcement officials are investigating a Forest High School teacher, Dewie Brewton, who allegedly drown two raccoons and an opossum in an agriculture class. The incident was made public after a student showed his mother a video of the animals...
      Following a four-month-long investigation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), along with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced charges against three fishermen in connection with a video of a shark being dragged behind a boat at...
    Anthony, Florida -- A 68-year-old Anthony man was arrested for cutting the tails off of five kittens. James Steele Reid committed the heinous crime in September but was not arrested until Monday, November 27. Reid, who volunteers at a family farm,...
    Marion County Officials said they removed 56 dogs from a home, located at 931 Northeast 12th Avenue. Ocala Police said that a three-year-old child had been living in the urine and feces-filled residence. On October 5, OPD received a call in...
    UPDATE - Nov. 30, 1:36 a.m. The dog was located and is currently being treated at UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services in Ocala. Ocala Post spoke with UF, however, citing confidentiality laws they refused to provide any information about the dog's condition. UPDATE - Nov. 30,...
    Marion County -- The Board of County Commissioners passed an animal abuser registry ordinance, which will take effect on January 1. The ordinance, known as “Molly’s Law,” will comprise of a list of individuals residing in Marion County who have been...
    An internal investigation into the heat-related death of Alachua County Sheriff's Office K9 Robbie, at the home of his handler, Deputy Sheriff Tommy Willcox, is now complete. K-9 Robbie, a Belgian Malinois, was discovered in the back seat of Deputy...
      Gainesville, Florida -- An Alachua County Sheriff's K-9 deputy was placed on paid administrative leave after his K-9 was found dead in his patrol car. K-9 Robbie, a Belgian Malinois, was discovered in the back seat of Deputy Tommy Willcox's...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A family's pet pig is dead after a man sliced its throat with a pocket knife. Marion County Animals Services released a more than 20-page document, which included graphic photos, which detailed the...
    // Marion County -- Authorities are still investigating the deaths of three hunting dogs that were found deceased in the Ocala National Forest this week. According to reports, the dogs were discarded like trash on U.S. Forest...
    // Ocala, Florida -- On Sunday, Marion County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 12170 Southwest 43rd street, after a woman reported that her dog had been poisoned. Susan Graham told deputies that she had taken her 10-year-old Jack...
    // Belleview, Florida  -- In a town filled with crime and government corruption, Marion County citizens were ecstatic to see people work together to try and save an abandoned puppy that was near death. On Saturday, at approximately...
    // Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman was charged with 8 counts of felony Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering following an inspection of her property by Marion County Animal Services. Animal Control Officer Richard Pratt...