A Northwest Indiana family is in mourning after a burglar opened fire on a family dog last Friday afternoon, killing it.
Raymond Rodgers, 36, of the 8200 block of South Houston, was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery and criminal damage to property.
An Evanston woman was devastated after her small dog was attacked and killed earlier this week by a much larger dog.
A northwest suburban man allegedly stabbed his father’s sheltie dog to death in a park and told police he did it because he thought the dog was possessed, a Cook County prosecutor said Sunday.
Damien Wilkerson, 34, of the 700 block of North Pine, was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.
A pit bull that had already attacked one person in the Englewood neighborhood Wednesday morning was shot dead by a Chicago Police sergeant as it attacked a 16-year-old boy on his way to school.
Police say a 66-year-old southwest suburban man shot and killed a bulldog after believing his dogs were being threatened, the Herald-News is reporting.
Pearl was left struggling with her head pinched in the jaws of an animal trap on Saturday. Police said Pearl’s death was no accident.
Police continue to search for the owner of a pit bull that killed another family’s smaller dog on the Montrose Dog Beach last month.