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Animal Abuse

Robert Heckmann (credit: Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)

Man Gets Just Over 2 Years For Killing Kitten

A man who killed a kitten and sent a video of the slaying to his estranged girlfriend has been sentenced to just over two years in prison.

07/29/2014

Kimi Peck (credit: Weld County Sheriff's Office)

Alleged Animal Hoarder Arrested In Weld County

The former daughter-in-law of the late actor Gregory Peck has been charged with animal cruelty in Colorado after previously having large numbers of animals removed from her care in other states.

05/06/2014

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2nd Employee Pleads Guilty In Animal Abuse Case

The second of three company employees has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in an animal abuse case in Northeast Colorado.

03/02/2014

Andrew Etzler (credit: Boulder Sheriff)

Vet Told Police Suspected Puppy Strangler Appeared To Be On Drugs

The Boulder Police Department has released the mug shot of a man accused of strangling a puppy.

12/09/2013

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Boulder County Man Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Puppy

The boyfriend of a suspected animal abuser is under arrest for strangling a puppy.

12/07/2013

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Deep Freeze Has Animal Control Officers Scrambling

Animal control officers have been receiving record numbers of people reporting pets being left outside in the cold.

12/06/2013

One of the rescued dogs (credit: CBS)

Emaciated Dogs Found In Pueblo

Investigators looking into a possible case of animal abuse in southern Colorado hope people will come forward with information.

10/08/2012

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Man Accused Of Stomping On Puppy In Boulder

A four-month old puppy is recovering at the Boulder Humane Society after witnesses say it was kicked, stomped on, and dragged by its owner.

08/31/2012

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JeffCo Sheriff Searches For Suspect In Animal Cruelty Case

Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are hoping someone has information about an animal cruelty case that will lead them to a suspect.

04/26/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs an animal abuse bill into law with a rescue dog. (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Hope To Find More Homes, Faster For Abused Animals

Animals caught in abusive situations will find new homes faster under a new law.

04/13/2012

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