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• NEWS: There are numerous cruelty cases in Minnesota. A recent case is especially egregious and drawing special attention. Anthony Sather, a Princeton man, videotaped himself as he killed his girlfriend's dog named Draco. Sather is charged with 3 felony counts — Count 1 and 2 are 5th degree drug possession and Count 3 is Animal Torture. Case is in Sherburne County. Below is the original complaint for this case and a few news links:

• News: Emotions Flare as Dog Torture Suspects Appears in Court

News: Smiling for camera, Princeton man records torture

• Original Complaint: Anthony Sather Case No. 71-CR-15-31

• UPDATE: On December 30, 2014, the MN Supreme Court denied the petition of Dayna Bell for further review of the case. On October 20, 2014, the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of dog breeder Dayna Bell (found guilty of 13 felony counts of animal cruelty) — Bell then filed a petition to review with the MN Supreme Court. Read more: Dog Breeder-Dayna Bell

• NEWS: Learn how cruelty complaints filed by Animal Folks against one dog breeder in Pine River led to an investigation and the seizure of over 130 dogs/puppies: Breeder - Rowell


• MN LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGAN January 5, 2015: To follow MN Senate and House actions, go to: Minnesota State Legislature

For election results for the November 4 election: MN Elections



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