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Puppies stolen in home break-in

A pair of pit bull puppies was stolen from a Manassas home Wednesday afternoon, police said. Someone broke into the house in the 9300 block of Goosebury Drive between 2 and 4:30 p.m. and took the eight-week-old puppies, a male...

By Allison Klein  | March 3, 2011; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Animal Stories, Manassas  
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In Pa., it's 'terrorism by mice'

A man in Pennsylvania has been arrested and charged with trying to sabotage competing pizza shop owners with mice, according to this report: "It's terrorism by mice," said Upper Darby police Superintendent Michael Chitwood. "I've never had to deal with...

By Washington Post Editors  | March 3, 2011; 6:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Charges for Michael Vick co-defendant

A co-defendant in Michael Vick's dogfighting conspiracy case has been charged in Virginia with violating the terms of his probation. Quanis Phillips has been ordered to appear before a federal judge in Richmond on March 15....

By Associated Press  | March 2, 2011; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Celebrities, Virginia  
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Calif. cat goes late-night burgling

A cat in California has stolen hundreds of items from his neighborhood in recent years, according to this report: His owners say in the past three years, they figure he's stolen about 600 items, and he's not choosey. He'll take...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 16, 2011; 5:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Arrests after dog painted pink: Report

Two men were arrested in Indiana after a woman called police to report that her white dog had been painted pink, according to this report: Detective Teddy York of the West Terre Haute Police testified Monday in Vigo Superior Court...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 9, 2011; 6:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Show horse shot in Charles County

As a teenager, Kimberly Fullerton of Charles County had the dream, but not the pocketbook, to compete in world class equestrian events. So in 2005, she bought the best horse she could afford after going to a local auction. He...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | February 4, 2011; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Charles, Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland, Unsolved  
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Older Entries in This Category »

2 Md. teens charged in cat burning, The Baltimore Sun , February 1, 2011
Cat set afire in Baltimore, The Baltimore Sun , January 31, 2011
Illegal crab sales charges for 3 in Md. , The Associated Press , January 13, 2011
Slow down: whales crossing, Mary Pat Flaherty , January 7, 2011
Emu on the loose in Md. , Maria Glod , January 5, 2011
Lawsuit over Arlington dog mural, Spencer S. Hsu , December 2, 2010
Stolen pit bull is returned to shelter, Alison Klein and Clarence Williams , December 1, 2010
Jail for 2 after dog's death in Md., The Daily Times of Salisbury , November 26, 2010
Animal neglect charges for Va. man, The Roanoke Times , November 18, 2010
Animals nabbed from Md. nature center, the Associated Press , November 16, 2010
Condit's messages to Chandra Levy, Henri Cauvin and Keith L. Alexander , November 15, 2010
Complaint over dog shooting filed, Matt Zapotosky , October 28, 2010
Dog alerts owner to Md. house fire, Washington Post Editors , October 26, 2010
Man charged in fight with parrot, Washington Post Editors , September 24, 2010
Ohio drug case dogs in D.C. for rehab, Mary Pat Flaherty , September 20, 2010
Va. cop convicted of animal neglect, Washington Post Editors , September 17, 2010
50-lb. tortoise stolen in Delaware, Washington Post Editors , September 14, 2010
Should police have shot Parrot?, Matt Zapotosky , September 13, 2010
Woman locked dog in trunk: Police, Washington Post Editors , September 10, 2010
Snails seized at Dulles Airport, Washington Post Editors , September 9, 2010
Authorities: Man killed kitten with broom, Dan Morse , September 3, 2010
Dog fends off woman's attacker in Del. , Washington Post Editors , August 25, 2010
Man punches police horse in N.Y., Washington Post Editors , August 25, 2010
Police suspect Md. dogfighting ring, Washington Post Editors , August 16, 2010
Police allege pit bull attack on officer, Washington Post Editors , August 12, 2010
Man charged with 'marinating' cat, Washington Post Editors , August 11, 2010
 
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