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Reward for Grizzly 'Maximus' Poacher Raised to More Than $11,000
Animals  (tags: investigation, maximus, huge grizzly bear, gunned down, killed, trophy hunters, reward to find poachers, tragedy, beautiful wild bear )

- 3259 days ago -
Maximus was a trophy, a behemoth bear towering 7 1/2 feet and tipping the scales at more than 800 pounds. He wasn't a troublemaker, wasn't killing cattle or raiding cabins. He was, in the words of the local bear biologist, just "a big, beautiful, wild
Maximus's Killer Only Get Two Years Prison for Burning Dog Maximus to Death
Animals  (tags: maximus, tortured, burnt alive, suffering, cruelty, scum, two years in prison, crime )

- 3917 days ago -
A man who admitted he killed his pit bull by setting the animal on fire has been sentenced to two years in prison. Derick Phanord pleaded guilty last November to charges that he tethered the dog to a tree, doused him with gasoline and used a cigarette
2 Years in Prison for Man Who Burned Dog
Animals  (tags: tortured, justice, Maximus, spike, GoodNews, death, AnimalCruelty, abuse, cruelty, crime, law, suffering )

- 3918 days ago -
Yes The Animal of a Person who Set MAXIMUS aka Spike On Fire has Been Sentenced.
Phanord's Mother Defends Her Dog Killer Son
Animals  (tags: Maximus, tortured and set on fire dog, abused dog, Maximus tortured, phanords mother, scum, crime, court, punishment )

- 4084 days ago -
Since news spread of her son's arrest on charges that he burned his dog alive, Roline Phanord has been bombarded with threats that she will suffer the same fate, the Brentwood woman said in court Tuesday as her son pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty
Man Arraigned For Setting Maximus on Fire
Animals  (tags: Maximus, tortured dog, burnt, scum, crime, dog cruetly, suffering, abuse, torture )

- 4085 days ago -
SUFFOLK COUNTY--The 22-year old Brentwood man arrested last month for dousing his dog with gasoline and setting on fire alive was arraigned Tuesday in Suffolk County court on a grand jury indictment charging him with felony animal cruelty.
Brentwood Man Indicted In Burned Pitbull Case (Maximus)
Animals  (tags: creulty amianlsuffering, dog, pitbull, maximus, abuse torture )

- 4086 days ago -
Part of his statement: "I poured the gasoline ... on to the dog. Then I said a prayer for the dog, made the sign of the crucifix," Phanord said, according to his written statement.
Tips Lead to Maximus Killer and Rescue of His Other Abused Pup
Animals  (tags: rescued abuse pup, reward, anonymous donors, Maximus, animal cruelty, torture, crime )

- 4096 days ago -
Worldwide attention and a $20,000 reward from anonymous donors led to phone tips that resulted in the rescue of Red, a starving 6-month-old puppy, as well as the arrest of her owner, Derick Phanord, for dousing his other dog Spike with gasoline and
Maximus Killer Excuse
Animals  (tags: Maximus, animal torture, animal suffering, no excuse, scum )

- 4099 days ago -
There is no excuse for what he done to Maximus. Wanting to get rid of his "vicious" dog, Derick Phanord led the pit bull mix up a wooded path about a block from his home, a plastic jug of gas in hand. After tying Spike to a tree, "I poured the
Charges In Dogs Death (Maximus)
Animals  (tags: maximus, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty, animal, animalneglect, cruelty, pets, suffering )

- 4099 days ago -
The Story & Confession By the Owner Of Spike Known to us as Maximus. His last hours that lead to his Cruel Murder.
Man Who Killed Maximus Prompts Long Island County to Crack Down on Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: Maximus, animal cruelty, laws, animal protection, dog torture, dog burnt, cruelty )

- 4099 days ago -
A suburban county plans to devote more police attention to animal cruelty cases after a man was charged with tying his dog to a tree and setting the animal on fire. Suffolk County's move marks a departure from the approach to such cases in many areas,
Suffolk Vows More Attention To Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: police, animal welfare, animal cruelty, Maximus, protection, cruelty, dog, animalneglect, killing )

- 4099 days ago -
Since the Horrific Crime & Torture Of Maximus . Steve Levy the County executive has vowed to step up Police Powers by Assigning A detective in each Precinct .
Man Confesses to Setting Maximus on Fire
Animals  (tags: Maximus, burned alive, cruelty, torture, sadism, brutuality, inhumane, scum, scum )

- 4100 days ago -
A Brentwood man confessed to soaking his pit bull with gasoline and setting the dog on fire, and said he did so because it was too aggressive toward his family, Suffolk County officials said at a Tuesday news conference. The dog, named Maximus by the
Shock: Dog Chained To Tree, Set On Fire On L.I.
Animals  (tags: Horrific, evil, animal cruelty, set on fire, Maximus, dog cruelty, animal suffering, torture, crime, animal abuse, suffering )

- 4108 days ago -
A Long Island animal shelter is reaching out to the public for help after a dog was found bound to a tree and set on fire last week. Veterinarians from the Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue center in Port Jefferson have been caring for "Maximus," a mixed breed

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