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August 13 2011

Dog Fighting App Returns, Please Bark Back to the Android Marketplace

Dog fighting is a felony in all states, and for good reason. Once again the Android market and Google have offered the opportunity for people to virtually practice fighting dogs.  How can exposing children to the horrific and gratuitous violence of fighting dogs be a good thing? This is not just another video game. According…

July 4 2011

Dogs Can Die in Hot Cars: These Two Died

Once again Pit Bulls are victims – this time, the event could have happened to any dog of any breed. On July 4, Maya Webb, of Bettendorf, IA went shopping inside a furniture story in Joliet. IL. She left her two Pit Bulls in the car. When she returned, the dogs were found dead. They…

June 22 2011

Is Being Drunk an Excuse for Animal Cruelty?

Man’s best friend, meet your worst enemy. Oddly, this story covered nationally – like at more than in Chicago.  A Chicago man was charged with felony animal cruelty after police caught him conducting a ‘surgical procedure’ on his dog while he was drunk. Stewart Gibbs Police indicated Stewart Gibbs, 44, was apparently obviously drunk,…

May 3 2011

Another Dog Fighting App, Something Must Be Done

I recently wrote about Dog Wars, an Android (owned by Google) app “game” which taught those who downloaded about dog fighting, celebrating dog fighting – which in truth is a felony. That Dog Wars App is now gone – However, the same company, Kage Games, LLC, has launched a new “game” called KC Dogfighting. There’s…

April 26 2011

There is No Longer An App for Everything

Our voices have apparently been heard…. from all the blog postings (including my own I hope)….cries from national animal welfare groups….even Michael Vick getting into the act, the Los Angeles Police Department and various other voices….the dog fighting “game” application called Dog Wars (Kage Games LLC) has apparently been pulled from the Android Market. I…

April 25 2011

There's a Dog War Going On

Facebook pages have been set up to petition against this application Dog fighting isn’t a game, and it’s not a sport – it’s a felony, and a crime of horrific nearly unspeakable violence. I have so many issues with the app – one is the way which dogs are abused in the game, and another…

April 23 2011

There IS an App for Everythng, Even for Dog Fighting

I know virtual gun fighting is legal, and if a virtual person dies – it’s no big deal. I’m not sure if that is right or not, or if some video games are too violent. No matter, I shouldn’t be surprised about the availability of virtual dog fighting.  I also know there’s an app for…

April 20 2011

Slitting A Cat's Throat. No Jail Time, Only Probation

Talk about sick! A south suburban Chicago man, after learning his brother was sleeping with his fiancee, slit the throat of his brother’s cat. Sean Mulcahy Sean Mulcahy, 31, of Homer Glen, was sentenced to 30 months probation and 150 hours of community service for killing the cat after he discovered the sexual tryst. I…

March 13 2011

Shocking Story, Murderers Do Practice On Animals

This is the most heinous report I’ve posted here. Jeffrey Nally, Jr., 19, of Hancock County West Virginia was arrested Wednesday, March 9 and charged with 29 counts of animal cruelty, one count of domestic battery and one count of kidnapping. Nally was taken into custody after a SWAT team converged on his home. Nally’s…

March 7 2011

Dead Dogs Found in Freezer

More than 30 dogs — both dead and alive — were found amid horrendous conditions in a Lake County, IN home on Friday, March 4. Investigators from the sheriff’s department made the discovery after executing a search warrant at the home on 245th Street in Schneider, IN., according to the Times of Northwest Indiana.  The warrant…

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