Content Tagged As animal_abuse

2 years 9 months ago

UPDATE: abuse suspect denies strangling charge

We're getting very different accounts of an alleged animal abuse case involving a Fort Carson Soldier. Animal welfare officers say 28 year-old Brian Jones admitted to strangled two dogs to relieve homicidal urges. However, he says it never happened. Specialist Jones was formally charged with one count of Cruelty...

4 years 11 months ago

2 pigs attacked at Colorado Springs farm

Two pigs were tied up and beaten at a foundation-owned farm in southwest Colorado Springs, and farm operators say one may have to be euthanized. Venetucci Farm manager Patrick Hamilton says the pigs were attacked twice, on March 31 and again Monday. Hamilton says it appears the pigs were hit...

5 years 1 month ago

Animals could be added to protection orders

Judges would be able to order suspected domestic abusers to keep away from family animals under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. The measure is set to have its first hearing at the Capitol on Tuesday. Democratic Sen. Linda Newell of Littleton says domestic abusers can harm or threaten...

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