Dog Fighting Ring Busted in Taoyuan County

Police in Taoyuan County yesterday raided a property hosting dog fights involving pit bulls. A total of 55 people were arrested. Contest organizers used spears to torture and draw blood from the dogs in order to enrage them before fights. Guanyin District, Taoyuan County, Saturday, June 24, police raided an isolated house and arrested organizers and gamblers. The organizer of the fights was named as a 33 year-old man, Mr. Hsieh. Thirteen people were classed as “staff,” including the organizer,

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Cat Killer Beaten after Being Released on Bail:

Chaos reigned outside Taipei District Court today when angry animal lovers attacked a man emerging from the court after being charged with animal cruelty offenses. Police officers and court bailiffs struggled against a crowd of about 50 people as they led Chen Haoyang to a waiting car. The self-confessed cat killer was punched, kicked, and had his hair pulled during the 5 minute scuffle. A man in a black t-shirt put his forearm around Chen’s throat and tried to gouge

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Public Protests Animal Abuse at Military Base

A group of around 50 people gathered this evening at the gate of a military base in Kaohsiung to demand an apology for the cruel killing of a dog by soldiers. Earlier in the day, eggs had been thrown into the camp by passers-by. The controversy erupted after Kaohsiung Mayor, Chen Xinyu uploaded a video to You Tube June 26 that showed soldiers hanging a young, white dog. The soldiers had beaten the dog with sticks before hanging it. After

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