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Members of a police sanitation team spraying disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Bozhou, China.

More than 100 wild animals in China died from poisoning in a mass die-off seemingly triggered by coronavirus disinfectant

Animal activists also shared distressing photos on Weibo: bloodied animals, a man hitting a dog with a stick, and an officer poking a lifeless dog.
A woman walks in front of the closed Huanan wholesale seafood market, where health authorities say a man who died from a respiratory illness had purchased goods from, in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, on January 12, 2020.

China banned live animal sales in Wuhan, after a food market selling wolves and civet cats was linked to a deadly virus

A market in Wuhan, central China, believe to the the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, was shut down in light of its likely role spreading disease.
A military working dog surrounded by a soldier's gear

The US has decided to stop sending bomb-sniffing dogs to two Middle Eastern countries after they let a lot of the animals die

Over a dozen US-trained canines have died from mistreatment and lack of care while others are living in unhealthy conditions, a watchdog found.

SPCA tracking down man who allegedly set dog’s fur on fire in viral video – and it may not have happened in Singapore

Singaporean netizens are thanking SPCA for their "amazing speed in action" after their prompt investigation of a dog abuser on Sunday (Nov 3).

Police found 245 animals in ‘deplorable living conditions’ while performing a wellness check on 3 minors

An officer who performed the wellness check reported that he saw caged flea-infested animals sitting in their own feces and without food or water.
Violinist Martin Agee plays classical music for dogs recovering from abuse.

A Broadway violinist plays classical music for rescue dogs recovering from abuse, and the photos will make you cry

Martin Agee, a Broadway violinist, volunteers with dogs recovering from abuse at the ASPCA by playing Bach, Handel, and Mozart.
Gaya, an explosive detection dog with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, awaits a command.

US-trained bomb-sniffing dogs sent to Jordan are living in horrible conditions and dying from improper care

More than 10 have died in recent years from potentially preventable health issues. Others were found to be living in "disturbing" conditions.

The YouTuber who hit her dog in a video and then accidentally posted the footage reportedly won’t face animal-cruelty charges

The Los Angeles Police Department told BuzzFeed that the video of Brooke Houts and her dog "didn't rise to the level of animal cruelty."

The YouTuber who accidentally uploaded raw footage showing her hitting her pet dog is being investigated by the police

The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that their animal-cruelty task force is aware of Brooke Houts and "looking into the matter."

A YouTuber is defending herself after accidentally uploading raw footage showing her hitting and appearing to spit on her dog

Houts issued an apology to fans on Twitter, saying that she was having a bad week and that she's not an animal abuser "in any way, shape, or form."