Bodycam footage recorded the shooting after the attack in which the 50-year-old suffered bites to her arms, legs and torso.
"I don't particularly believe in an afterlife, but I promise if there is one I'm submitting a request upon arrival to come back and haunt the person who did this," one outraged resident claimed.
The sheriff's office, coroner, animal control and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating Shemar Sherif Jackson death in the canine attack.
A long-thought-extinct giant river otter was discovered swimming happily in the rivers of Argentina earlier this month.
Lovett Law called its former employee's behavior "reckless," but another firm says it has offered the woman a new role.
The dog sparked nationwide sympathy after being found close to death in the Kentucky Humane Society's parking lot.
The foal was born the same night as the mare lost her baby, with the horse's mother tragically dying just a few days later.
"You eat murdered animals, you will never be like us — we are vegans and love animals," the couple is said to have told the inspector as the puppies were seized.
A three-year-old first-place winning greyhound was discovered to be doped up on significant amounts of methamphetamine, according to a post-race urine test. Now, New Zealand's entire dog racing industry is under review.
A woman's panicked call regarding a nearby unidentified 'monster' resulted in a rescue operation for an abandoned pastry.
Humane Society International has called on Russia to implement a program addressing the plight of street dogs across the country.
Pit bulls have often been blanketed as one breed but there are four different breeds, with each having its own unique characteristics.
Michelle Tynan awoke to the smell of smoke after the dryer caught fire at her home, which doubles as an animal shelter.
Whenever PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) enters the public spotlight, criticizers of the organization speak out.
A federal judge ordered Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe to surrender their animals based on claimed violations of the Endangered Species Act and the Animal Welfare Act.
Eyewitnesses said the bear was wandering around and eating from birdfeeders. It has now been taken to a rehabilitation center.
The bear, known as Jambolina, was forced to perform in a circus for 11 years.
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Kenneth Thweatt left $57,000 to Oakland County Animal Shelter after he died in January from heart disease.
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Lowe, who had a recent court date for a case involving an illegal big cat business in Las Vegas, had faced charges of animal neglect.
Duchess of Sussex fans flooded the website of a London jewelry designer. 10 percent of funds from hundreds of sales have been given to dog welfare charity, Wild at Heart Foundation.
The organization said wet markets like the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in China, where the novel coronavirus is believe to have originated, are breeding grounds for deadly diseases.
"The longer poor animal welfare practices continue, the greater the risk of zoonotic disease outbreaks becoming more frequent," said Alesia Soltanpanah of World Animal Protection, U.S.
The National Chicken Council said a record-breaking number of wings were eaten over the Super Bowl weekend.
The capital of Hubei province, where the virus was first discovered, has been on lockdown since January 23.
Animals rights groups have condemned the "disgusting" stunt which has caused outrage on social media, highlighting the need for animal welfare laws to be introduced in China.
The trade has placed unprecedented pressure on global donkey populations and even caused them to suffer drastic declines in some countries.
"The management and protection of private wetlands that is incentivized and funded by the sale of American alligator eggs and hides benefits [other] species as well," the state argued in its complaint.